Run Wild Missoula

Heart Throb 5K

Saturday, February 11, 2023

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Heart Throb 5K

Beat the winter doldrums by participating in the Heart Throb 5k, fueled by love!


Join us for the Heart Throb 5K and show your support for love!

— Wear anything red/rainbow from a small accessory or a full head to toe outfit – and you could win a prize for best dressed! Group outfits encouraged!

Bring your bib to Cambie Taphouse in the Old Sawmill District after the race for $1 off a beverage!


Registration opens Thursday, December 8th at 8:00 AM!

Want to volunteer and support those participating instead? Sign up to be a volunteer!

A portion of this year’s race proceeds will go to The Center. The Center is an open, affirming environment for peoples of all sexual orientations and gender identity expressions. The Center fosters safe, inclusive, and welcoming spaces for community members to focus on identity development, self-care, empowerment, leadership development, and overall wellness.



This will be a great day to celebrate diversity, inclusion, and individual expression of truth. Let’s get together and embrace that LOVE IS LOVE!


  • Registration Detail
    • December 8 through January 25 at 11:59 PM:
      • $18
    • January 26 through Race Day, February 11:

      • $25

RWM Members: Remember to log into RunSignup to receive your $3.00 race discount!


Packet Pick Up:


  • Friday, February 10th from 3:00 PM – 5:45 PM at Run Wild Missoula (304 N Higgins, basement of Runner’s Edge)
  • Saturday, February 11th at Race Start from 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM (Silver Park)
  • Packet Pickup will end promptly at 9:45 AM on race morning. We will not be able to provide you a bib number after 9:45 AM.
    • This will give you plenty of time to warm up and make it through the bathroom line before the race starts.
    • It will also give Competitive Timing enough time to get all of your data entered in the system for accurate race results.

Race Day:

Start Time: 10:00AM

Start/Finish Location: Silver Park near Ogren Park at Allegiance Field (700 Cregg Lane)

Parking: Parking at Ogren Park is very limited. We encourage people to carpool and seek alternative options to travel such as biking or the bus system.


  • Click Here for Course Map
  • This course is open to strollers and walkers. NO DOGS PLEASE. There are no aid stations.
  • Please note that the race will START & FINISH in the same location.



  • Awards granted to, but not limited to:
    • Best Dressed Couple
    • Best Dressed Group
      • There will be no overall or age group awards for this event.


Questions? Email Operations Coordinator Raynee


As outlined in the race waiver & acknowledgment, entry fees are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-deferrable. To view the RWM race cancellation policy, click here.


Per Run Wild Missoula event policies, dogs are not allowed to participate in the event, with the exception of ADA Service Animals. Service animals must be on non-retractable, 6 foot or less leash.


Thank You to Our Sponsors!


Thank You to Our Community Partners:


Presented By:

Run Wild Missoula acknowledges that we are in the homelands of the Salish and Kalispel people. Today, we offer our respect for their history and culture, for their ancient and continuing presence in this landscape, and for the path they have shown us in caring for this place for the generations to come.



Feb 11, 2023

Start Time:

10:00 AM

Start Location:

Silver Park, 700 Cregg Ln


"What I found with Run Wild Missoula was a group of amazing people, some with a great deal of running experience and some like me: a rookie. But it doesn't matter because everyone is so supportive."

– Carol L.