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2018 Race Results

Run Wild Missoula is pleased to announce that the Mount Jumbo Elk Ramble 15K Trail Race is back for 2018!  The event will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 10:00 am.

Registration for the 5th Annual Mount Jumbo Elk Ramble is now FULL!  Still want to be part of race day??  Email Race Director, Jess, for volunteer opportunities

**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 2019.**

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 2018 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.


Save the date & make November a month to celebrate trails and mountain running!  The 6th Annual Mountain Running Film Festival will be held on Friday, November 9th.  More information coming soon!

Who's Registered?  Click Here

Registration: includes chip timing, commemorative To-Go Ware bamboo utensil set, 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 2019.
  No Transfers or Refunds available.

  • $42 - September 13 at 8:00 AM through October 20 at 11:59 PM
  • $50 - October 21 through Race Day, if space remains

Packet Pickup:

  • Friday, November 2 from 3:00 - 6:00 PM at Run Wild Missoula (304 N Higgins; basement of Runner’s Edge)
  • Saturday, 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: Custom Made Beer Steins
  • Top Age Group: Custom Made Mugs

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

Elk Ramble Virtual Run

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

Thank You to Our 2018 Sponsors


Click Here for Past Results

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