Member Area »

Mount Jumbo Elk Ramble


2017 Race Results

Run Wild Missoula is pleased to announce that the Mount Jumbo Elk Ramble 15K Trail Race is back for 2017!  The event will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 10:00 am.
The race is capped at 300 participants; there will not be a wait list; there will not be an option to transfer, refund, or defer to 2018.

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 2017 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.


Registration for the 4th Annual Mount Jumbo Elk Ramble is now FULL!  Still want to be part of race day??  Email Race Director, Jess, for volunteer opportunities

Who's Registered?  Click Here

Registration: includes chip timing, commemorative buff-style headwear from Hoo Rag, and more!
Run Wild Missoula Members will receive a $2 discount off registration fees.
There will not be a wait list.  There will not be an option to defer to 2018.

  • $40 - September 7 through 11:59pm on October 19
  • $45 - October 20 through Race Day at 10am
  • $45 - Late Registration (Online and at Packet Pickup) November 3 and 4, if space remains

    Packet Pickup:

    • Friday, November 3 from 3-6PM at Run Wild Missoula (304 N Higgins; basement of Runner’s Edge)
    • Saturday, November 4 from 8:30-9:30AM at the race start (Hellgate soccer fields)

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

    Age Groups & Awards:

    • 19 and Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
    • Top 3 Overall Finishers
    • Top Finisher in each Age Group
    • Award includes ticket to the Mountain Running Film Festival, as well as other items

    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.
    (Map To Hellgate Soccer Fields:  Click Here)

    Click Here for Course Map

    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-refundable, non-transferrable 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

    Thanks to Our Sponsors!





    2016 Results Can Be Found HERE   

    Facebook Flickr Twitter You Tube Blog Instagram
    RWM Social Media