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Herron 1/2 Marathon, 10k, 5k, and 1k Kids Run!!

CHECK IT OUT! Sign up for this scenic and challenging trail run just outside of Kalispell, MT, showcasing the improvements made to Herron Park over the past several years.  Race is entirely on trails and old dirt roads with no vehicular traffic. The half marathon involves over 2000 ft vertical gain and the 10K over […]

WAG Race Volunteers Needed & Upcoming Races

We need volunteers for the WAG Race. Please email run@flatheadbeacon.com or message us on Facebook if you can help out. Perk – Volunteers receive a free WAG Race t-shirt! Upcoming Races this week – Spartan Race – May 6th & 7th Montana Beast and Sprint Weekend Averill’s Flathead Lake Lodge, Bigfork MT – MK5K and […]

Volunteers Needed!

Whaddup Beacon Runners?? XTERRA NEEDS VOLUNTEERS! 30 people are needed for trail marshals, transition and finish areas.  Receive a free hat and sticker for helping! Please contact the race director, Krista Rufenach for more details – krufenach@krmc.org and this is what else is happening…. The 25th annual Climb Big Mountain is this Saturday, the 30th!  Climb Danny […]

Herron Park…. Again!

There are some peeps who are training for the Xterra so we’re meeting at the Herron Park parking lot at 5:30pm for some more trail running. Depending on how much you want to run, there are a variety of options ranging from 1 mile to 10 kilometers!  Don’t be shy and come out even if […]

Herron Park Trail Running Tonight

We couldn’t stop talking about our great run at Herron Park a few weeks ago, so let’s do it again! In case you didn’t participate last time, we will meet at the Herron Park parking lot at 5:30pm. Depending on how much you want to run, there are a variety of options ranging from 1 […]

Conrad Cemetery Via Woodland Park Run

Tonight’s group run is in Kalispell @ 5:30pm, meet at the Beacon office. From the Beacon, we’ll make our way to Conrad Cemetery via Woodland Park. This is a 4 mile loop but if you don’t feel like going the full 4, feel free to turn around whenever.  It’s going to be a great night […]

7th Annual WAG Race!

Hey Runners, This Sunday, May 15th, the annual WAG race is being held at the Hugh Rodgers WAG park! Register online before race day you will receive a $10 discount!  There are awesome things happening on race day including great food, music, and prizes – GET signed up!   Volunteers Needed!  We need some extra […]

Herron Park Run , Again!

We couldn’t stop talking about our great run at Herron Park a few weeks ago, so let’s do it again! In case you didn’t participate last time, we will meet at the Herron Park parking lot at 5:30pm. Depending on how much you want to run, there are a variety of options ranging from 1 […]

Tuesday’s run is Rails to Trails Run!

At 5:30pm this Tuesday let’s meet up at the Beacon office for a nice out and back Rails to Trails run!  Any age, any ability can enjoy this flat, up to 7 mile run and the easy terrain welcomes little one’s in strollers!  Since it’s a turn around feel free to head back if you […]

Kelley Road Run Tuesday!!

Hi everyone! Get excited because we’re hitting up the Kelley Road loop this Tuesday for our weekly group run. Let’s meet up at the Beacon office (17 Main St.) at 5:30pm and take off from there.  We love this loop because it’s compatible with every skill set and our little ones and furry ones can join us, […]

Lawrence Park Run

Hello Runners! We’ll be running from Lawrence Park this Tuesday – as always, we’ll meet at the Beacon at 5:30. Spring’s coming so expect light showers– pack a change of clothes, or bring a shell! This will be a 5 and 1/2 mile route, with a total elevation of 3031 ft – and feel free […]

Herron Park Group Run!

Hey Beacon Runners, Let’s hit the trails this Tuesday for our weekly group run.  We will meet at 5:30pm in the Herron Park parking lot before we get started. This particular run has options. You can run for one mile or up to 10 kilometers so all abilities can participate. Below are driving directions on […]

Conrad Cemetery Run

Hello Runners! Tonight we’ll be running from the Flathead Beacon to the Conrad Cemetery via Woodland Park! The run starts at 5:30 – we’ll all meet at the Beacon Office in Kalispell to start – and the route consists of a roughly 6-mile loop. It’s got a little bit of elevation to it (a total of 321 feet) […]

Tuesday Rails to Trails Run!

At 5:30pm this Tuesday let’s meet up at the Beacon office for a nice out and back Rails to Trails run!  Any age, any ability can enjoy this flat, up to 7 mile run and the easy terrain welcomes little one’s in strollers!  Since it’s a turn around feel free to head back if you […]

Africa Run Tonight!!! – Northshore of Flathead Lake

Tonight, we run. Don’t forget that we will be meeting in Somers at the Waterfowl Protection area parking lot at 5:30 instead of the Beacon office for our “Africa” run this evening. The conditions are just right and the beach is calling for us! Yay for Sunshine 🙂 Here’s how to get to our meeting spot […]

Run to Lawrence Park with the Beacon!

Come out to the Beacon office to meet up @ 5:30pm on Tuesday, February 9th for a lovely evening run at Lawrence Park.  This particular run is a little over 5 miles and the weather forecast predicts the temperature to be about 36 degrees, so pick an outfit wisely!  Winter running tip: dress as if […]

Conrad Cemetery Via Woodland Park Run

Tonight’s group run is in Kalispell @ 5:30pm, meet at the Beacon office. From the Beacon, we’ll make our way to Conrad Cemetery via Woodland Park. This is a 6 mile loop but if you don’t feel like going the full 6, feel free to turn around whenever.  It’s going to be a great night […]

Lawrence Park Run tonight

Good Monday runners! Today we’re running from the Flathead Beacon office (17 Main St.) up to Lawrence Park! Meet us at 5:30pm. It might be a little slick on the roads tonight so bring your Yaktrax and a head lamp.

Let’s go to Herron Park

Hey there – Today we’re heading out to Herron Park for some trail running. Info on Tonight’s Group Run We’re meeting at Herron Park parking lot at 5:30pm. We’ll have running route options ranging from 1 mile to a 10k. Below are driving directions on how to get to the parking lot and meeting spot–taken […]

Taking the rest of December Off!

Hello all runners and happy holidays! We are taking the rest of December off from Group Runs. Be sure to log some miles with family and friends over the next couple weeks so you are ready to go after the New Year! Next Group Run will meet again on January 6th. If you’re looking to […]

Headlamps for Herron Park Run

We’re heading out to Herron Park for some trail running tonight. We’re meeting at Herron Park parking lot at 5:30pm. We’ll have running route options ranging from 1 mile to a 10k. Bring a headlamp, it’s going to be dark. The trails are packed down, should be good traction for running. Below are driving directions […]

No Run Club in Whitefish Tonight

Have a great weekend and we’ll see you next week!

TOO Smokey, No Run Club Tonight

We are going to cancel Run Club tonight because of the air quality conditions. Let’s try again next week! http://svc.mt.gov/deq/todaysair/

Woodland to Conrad Cemetery for Tuesday Night’s Group Run

Today’s group run is in Kalispell @ 5:30pm, meet at the Beacon office. From the Beacon, we’ll make our way to Conrad Cemetery via Woodland Park. This is a 6 mile loop but if you don’t feel like going the full 6, feel free to turn around whenever.  It’s going to be a great night […]

Take the Night Off…It’s HOT!

We’re going to take a break again this week from our Thursday run. Instead, come see us at the Columbia Falls Farmers Market tonight, the Flathead Beacon is sponsoring tonight’s market. Find the Bright Yellow logo. From here on, we’ll be running every other week on Thursday’s in Whitefish. Always check the website or Facebook […]

Kelly Road Run for Tuesday Night Group Run

We’re running one of our favorite loops today–Kelly Loop Road. We’ll be meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Beacon office (17 Main St.) for a run heading east toward Woodland Park, then south on the main trail toward Kelly Road. At Kelly Road we’ll take a right and run until South Woodland Drive, back to […]

Thursday: Hugh Rogers WAG Park (Meet at Armory)

Thursday is coming up and this Thursday Tristan Scott will be leading Whitefish’s group run! Please meet at 6:00 p.m. at the Armory parking lot, south of the Hugh Rogers WAG Park. Tristan will be waiting with maps and a smile. So, please join us! Also, remember to refer to our schedule of races here:http://www.flatheadbeaconrunningclub.com/pane/races-schedule/  to […]

Destination: Lone Pine State Park

Hello Tuesday and a few clouds. Nice running weather out there today and a perfect day to run to Lone Pine State Park from the Flathead Beacon Office (17 Main St.). Meet us at 5:30 p.m. for a run west of town on the Historic Rails to Trails west toward Kila. But, we’ll turn south […]

Kalispell Running: Tuesday’s To-Do

Hello friends and Happy Monday! The sun is shining and we’re planning our group run for tomorrow evening. All good things. It’s Kalispell’s turn for some group run fun. For tomorrow’s run, please come prepared with shoe grips, a headlamp and appropriate clothing and layers. We’ll meet at 5:30 p.m. at The Flathead Beacon office […]

What’s This? Wednesday.

Just this week, we’re shaking things up a bit. Instead of running on Thursday in Whitefish this week, we’re running Wednesday on the high school track. This is led again by the fab Sam Avery. Yessssss! Bring a headlamp, some super energy and an open mind for a great track workout at the Whitefish High […]

Running, Even in the Dark

Wear reflective clothing friends! Daylight savings puts us running in the dark. That’s ok. Tonight we’re running to Lawrence Park in Kalispell. Meet at the Beacon downtown office at (17 Main St.) by 5:30 p.m. for a run to Lawrence Park. For the oncoming “dark” season of running, we’re going to be changing our running schedule […]

Run WITH Chuck

Since we started the Flathead Beacon Running Club this past January, we’ve been overwhelmed with the amount of fun, amazing new people we’ve met along the way. We’ve met, connected and ran with so, so many different people in the Flathead Valley. So, THANKS! But, tomorrow night is the last night of running with Chuck…for […]

Tuesday: Lawrence Park

Running club is meeting tonight! The great Lexi Gilbert will be leading the charge. Also there are a few races are coming up! This weekend, Defend Kidsports. It’s only 10 bucks for members. Then, the Run Through History, PinkMeUp and the Legacy Race are the following weekend! All races garner you a discount. Here is […]

Whitefish Thursdays: Depot Park

Good morning Whitefish group run pals! Tonight we’re running on the bike paths around the center of Whitefish. We’ll meet at Depot Park at 6 p.m. and take off from there. This is a pretty flat, all paved, mellow, almost four-mile run. It is great for strollers, walkers and those gearing up for the Two […]

City Beach: Here We Come

Good hump day to you! Thanks to all who ran in Kalispell last night on a gorgeous evening running west of town on Rails to Trails. Did you see our fantastic Instagram hyperlapse video documenting this good time?#speedsters Tomorrow night we’re convening at the ever-popular City Beach for another gorgeous run on the  trail toward […]

Double Thursday

Tomorrow is group run day in Whitefish! Meet again at 6:30 a.m. at the Lodge at Whitefish Lake’s parking lot for a jaunt up the road in Iron Horse. You’ll be meeting Matthew and Rebecca, die-hard hill climbers! Also, you can meet at Depot Park  tomorrow night at 6:00 p.m. for a tour of Whitefish […]

Hey Tuesday!

It’s summer and sunny again! Let’s run and enjoy it! We’ve been soaked the past few group runs, so we’re ready to run in the sun! For tonight’s group run, let’s meet at the Beacon office at 5:30 p.m. and run up to the Conrad Cemetery…with a twist. It won’t be on the map, but […]

Tuesday group run on Rails to Trails, then to Brannigans.

On this beautiful Tuesday we’re back to the Beacon office for our 5:30 p.m. meeting time for our group run! We’ll be running toward the sun, west on the Rails to Trails toward Kila. (map below) This is one of my favorite runs from the office because it is beautiful, great for strollers, all abilities […]

WAG route in Whitefish

Tonight is the night we run in Whitefish! And, why don’t we run the upcoming WAG routes?! Let’s all meet at the Armory at 6:00 p.m. (directions to Armory here) and there are two loops we can do from there. The four-mile or 12k options–both routes are on the same course for the first two miles, […]

Running tonight in Whitefish!

Whitefish was such a hit last week, we’re making it a regular thing. See above, we are a happy group. It is supposed to be raining cats and dogs, but if there are still people wanting to run, we’re there. We aren’t going to run on trails, but meet out by North Valley Hospital (soccer fields) […]

New Route! We’re headed west to Rails to Trails.

Here is a new route that is out and back, but mostly on trails…Rails to Trails west of Kalispell. Be sure to be here by 5:30 p.m. and we’ll get started. This is a mellow run that is out and back, so if you’re not feeling like running the entire way just turn around at […]

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