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Run for Missoula, Spring 2021

Sunday, April 11, 2021

 

The Mission of Run Wild Missoula is to promote and support running and walking for people of all ages and abilities.  In the time of COVID, it has become a challenge to provide the opportunities in a safe format.  As many runners and walkers have found, Virtual Events help fill that void.  Our continuation of Run for Missoula Virtual Race Series will provide an incentive for you to keep training, a reason to hold yourself accountable, and a reason to #LaceEmUp and get out the door.

One of our Core Values is to give back to the community in meaningful ways. To that end, a portion of the proceeds from this series will be distributed to a variety of local nonprofits and community partners.  Hence - Run for Missoula.  In addition, you'll be able to make optional donations to any of our partners to make an even bigger impact.  (See below for a full list of events and our partners.)

We encourage you to take part and Run for Yourself while you Run for Missoula.

The Run for Missoula Virtual Race Series is presented by Run Wild Missoula.

 

Cost: processing fee not included in price

  • $50 - Four Pack for Missoula
    • Register for all four events by January 10th to receive a $10 discount
  • $15 per month/event
    • You decide which month(s) you would like to complete and which organizations you would like to support
Race Swag:
  • Complete & Record your results and receive a custom item to commemorate your activity - aka a trophy!
    • What's your trophy?  Each race will have its own custom 3" X 4" full color refrigerator magnet
  • Collect one trophy for each distance completed & recorded
  • Note: You must complete the distance and upload your results in order to receive your trophy
  • Trophies will be mailed out after the completion of each month's distance
Run Wild Missoula Members: Each month will count as a race towards your 2021 Racemakers and Run Wilder tally!  Earn up to four races with this series!
  • Complete all four months and receive a bonus credit for Racemakers and Run Wilder.  That's 5 Racemaker credits!
Race Routes:
  • You can complete the designated distance each month anywhere and anytime within the one week time frame listed below (specific to each month)
    • Running on a designated route in Missoula is NOT required.
  • Looking for a more competitive option? Complete the designate Strava route in Missoula
    • Scroll to the bottom of the page for more information about Strava segments and awards

 

FOUR PACK FOR MISSOULA

Support all four beneficiaries by pre-registering for all four months and receive a $10 discount!  The Four Pack for Missoula will automatically register you for the Frosty Frolic, Hearty Hustle, Golden Gallop, and Springtime Scamper.  Complete each month's designated distance and receive all four commemorative 3" by 4" full color refrigerator magnets.

Must register by January 10th at 11:59 PM to receive $10 discount.

JANUARY | Frosty Frolic

Beneficiary: COVID Unit and ICU nurses at Providence St. Patricks Hospital and Community Medical Center
Funds will be used to purchase meals to be delivered to COVID Unit at ICU nurses and Providence St. Patricks Hospital and Community Medical Center.

Distance: 3.1 Miles / 5K
Click Here for Strava Route

Week to Complete: January 11th through 17th
Must register by January 10th at 11:59 PM
Must upload your results by January 18th


FEBRUARY | Hearty Hustle

Beneficiary: Watson Children's Shelter
Funds will be donated to WCS's summer enrichment program.

Distance: 4.96 Miles / 8K
Click Here for Strava Route

Week to Complete: February 15th through 21st
Must register by February 14th at 11:59 PM
Must upload your results by February 22nd


MARCH | Golden Gallop

Beneficiary: Missoula Aging Services
Funds will be used to assist MAS's Meals on Wheels program.

Distance: 6.2 Miles / 10K
Strava Route Coming March 8

Week to Complete: March 15th through 21st
Registration Closed March 14th at 11:59 PM
Must upload your results by March 22nd


APRIL | Springtime Scamper

Beneficiary: Opportunity Resources
Funds will be used to assist ORI's Empowerment Fund.

Distance: 7.44 Miles / 12K
Strava Route Coming March 29

Week to Complete: April 5th through 11th
Must register by April 4th at 11:59 PM
Must upload your results by April 12th



Are there prizes beyond the trophies? 
Random drawings will be conducted throughout the race series with gift cards and prizes from local businesses!  Winners will be drawn at random from the list of uploaded results.

Feeling a bit more competitive?  Check out what we have on Strava!

  • Each month will have a designated Strava course and segment to complete
  • Complete the segment in the fastest time among registered participants and win a gift card
    • Fastest male and fastest female will each win
  • Can you be the fastest all four months?  An extra prize will be awarded to the fastest cumulative time over all four events.
    • Fastest male and fastest female will each win
As outlined in the race waiver & acknowledgment, entry fees for these events are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-deferrable.  To view the RWM race cancellation policy, click here.

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