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Saturday, August 28, 2021

River City Roots Festival - Friday, August 27th & Saturday, August 28th

Our region's largest arts and music festival showcases the gem of Western Montana - Downtown Missoula. This event, a unique public/private partnership, celebrates Missoula Downtown’s success and provides an opportunity to highlight some of Missoula's most recently-developed attractions.

Roots Run is brought to you by Run Wild Missoula, in partnership with Missoula Downtown Association.


The ever-popular Roots Run will be held Saturday, August 28th!


Registration: Includes Under Armour Short Sleeve Technical Tee provided by Bob Wards, Chip Timing, and More!  Participants 21 and over also receive a Roots Festival drink cup, wristband, and one free drink ticket ($10 value)!
Run Wild Missoula Members 19 and Over receive a $2 discount!

  • Early Registration: Through July 22nd
    • $27 - 19 and Over
    • $20 - 18 and Under
  • Regular Registration: July 23rd through Thursday, August 26th
    • $32 - 19 and Over
    • $20 - 18 and Under
  • Late Registration: Friday, August 27th & Saturday, August 28th
    • $40 - 19 and Over
    • $20 - 18 and Under

Packet Pickup: Run Wild Missoula (basement of Runner's Edge, 304 N Higgins)

  • Friday, August 27th, 3:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday, August 28th, 7:00 - 8:00 AM

Start Time: 8:30 AM

Course Map: Coming Soon!

Awards & Prizes:

  • Top Three Overall Male & Female
    • First: $150 Gift Card to Runner's Edge
    • Second: $75 Gift Card to Runner's Edge
    • Third: $50 Gift Card to Runner's Edge
  • Top Age Group Winner: $10 Missoula Downtown Association Gift Card
  • Age Groups: 9 and Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Want to volunteer? Check back soon!

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

Click Here for Past Results

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