Run Wild Missoula

Montana Trail Crew


As the sport of trail running grows, Run Wild Missoula hopes that Montana Trail Crew will continue to serve as a vehicle through which we can act as stewards of our local trails and a means to bind our state’s geographically sprawling trail running community. Montana Trail Crew operates a website that is the premier source of information and stories about Montana trail running people, places, and events; it organizes public lands stewardship projects, such as trial work days and hosts the annual Mountain Running Film Festival each fall in Missoula to build cohesion among Montana’s geographically sprawling trail running community.


Founded in August 2013 by a group of local trail runners, Montana Trail Crew became a part of Run Wild Missoula in January 2017. As an educational and conservation-based organization for mountain and trail runners, Montana Trail Crew is devoted to strengthening the Montana trail running community and advocating for the open space and wild lands where we run.


As one of Montana Trail Crew’s founders explained in 2013, “On the surface, we understand—as any trail runner does—that we need open spaces and healthy wild lands to do what we do. We need to safeguard access to the trails that we use every day.”


Upcoming stewardship opportunities hosted by MTB Missoula that help out some of our well loved and heavily used running trails:

  • Saturday, April 9th: MoZ
  • Sunday, April 17th: Blue Mountain
  • Saturday, April 30th: Rattlesnake Dig (Wallman ReRoute)
  • Saturday, June 4th: National Trails Day, House of Sky
  • Tuesdays (June 7th – July 5th): Rattlesnake Dig (Wallman ReRoute)

Please visit MTB Missoula’s website for more details and to RSVP!


Other Montana Trail Crew Resources

"I was thinking about moving away last summer but the running club in the town where I was going to move doesn't begin to compare-and that was a big factor in my decision to stay here."

– Kelsi C.