Mount Jumbo Elk Ramble

Sunday, November 03, 2019

Run Wild Missoula is pleased to announce that the Mount Jumbo Elk Ramble 15K Trail Race is back for 2019!  The event will be held on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 10:00 AM.

**The race is capped at 300 participants; there will be a wait list; there will not be an option to transfer or defer to 2019.  Information regarding refunds coming soon.**

Don't miss the opportunity to take part in the only organized trail race on Mt. Jumbo.  As part of this exclusive event, you will experience stunning landscapes as you traverse the winter home of the Mt. Jumbo elk herd.  The Mount Jumbo Wildlife Management Area closes to all recreation on December 1st - take this chance to practice responsible recreation on Missoula's Conservation & Open Space Lands and welcome the wildlife herds back to Jumbo!


The Elk Ramble is excited to be the final race in the 2019 Treasure State Trail Series!  Promoted by RWM's Montana Trail Crew, this series aims to introduce Montana trail runner's to the diverse and amazing trails that can be found throughout the Treasure State.  More information about the series can be found HERE.



Make November a month to celebrate trails and mountain running!  The 6th Annual Mountain Running Film Festival details are coming soon.

Registration Opens Thursday, September 18th at 8:00 AM Mountain Time

Registration: Information Coming Soon

Packet Pickup:

  • Friday, November 1 from 3:00 - 6:00 PM at Run Wild Missoula (304 N Higgins; basement of Runner’s Edge)
  • Sunday, November 3 from 8:30 - 9:30 AM at the race start (Hellgate soccer fields)

Time Limit:  The course will be open for 3 hours, 15 minutes, from the 10:00 AM start through 1:15 PM

Age Groups & Awards: 

  • 19 and Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
  • Top 3 Overall
  • Top Age Group

Aid Stations:  Each aid station will have toilets and water

  • Mile 1.75
  • Mile 4
  • Mile 8.25

Course: Start and finish at the Hellgate soccer fields on Lincoln Hills Road.  15K(ish) trail race on City Conservation & Open Space Lands in the North Zone of Mount Jumbo.

Course Records:

Female Course Record
Nicole Murray
1:06:01; 2016

Male Course Record
Henry Reich
57:00; 2015

 Thanks to Cairn Cartographics for providing the following course elevation profile:


Questions or Want to Volunteer?  Email Race Director, Jess Zephyrs

As outlined in the race waiver & acknowledgement, entry fees are 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 this event with the exception of ADA Service Animals

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