Tag: Flathead Beacon Running Club

Tag: Flathead Beacon Running Club

Rebecca Farm to Market 5k – July 23rd

Rebecca Farm is hosting the Farm to Market 5k July 23rd, 2017. Come walk, jog or gallop a 5K on Rebecca Farm’s cross country course with your own two feet!  All ages are invited! Treasures and surprises to be found on course! Race fee is $20 per person, $15 under 12. Please add $5 if entering the day of […]

Glacier Challenge & Whitefish Lake Run need volunteers!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!   The Glacier Challenge and the Whitefish Lake Run are in need of volunteers. These are both awesome races to participate in, but if you only plan on doing one, or neither, consider being a volunteer! Click for more details on how you can help!  Contact Jessie@competitivetiming.com or 406-471-7157 Thanks and I hope you’re […]

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 […]

WAG Race Volunteers Needed

If you don’t want to race but still want to help…we need you! Race day volunteers are needed, please contact us at run@flatheadbeacon.com or Facebook message us. As a Thank You for your time and service, you will receive a free WAG Race T-shirt. Pretty sweet deal 🙂   Thanks and we appreciate you!

Gorilla Grunt 1 mile/5k Run

Gorilla Grunt Fun Run is Saturday, March 18th. The Gorilla Grunt is a 1 miler/5K that benefits our Gorilla Booster Club. For runners, this is a great way to kick off the racing season. Its family friendly and fun for kids as well. People can of course walk if they prefer. They do have a […]

What’s Happening with Run Club?

Dear running family, Sammi here — one of the originals at the Flathead Beacon Running Club with some updates for 2017 regarding the running club. We still think of you often, even though we haven’t organized a group run ALL WINTER LONG. There are good reason(s) for this. Why? 1. I tore my ACL in […]

Busy Busy Busy Fall! – Taking a break from group runs

Hey everyone! Things are busy, busy for us at the Beacon this fall and limiting schedules have made it difficult for us to host group runs. We are taking a break on group runs for the time being, we apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience! There are some great races coming up, so […]

No Run Club Tonight!

Hey Folks, A heads up that we are not hosting a run club tonight – Tuesday, Sept 13th. Definitely get out and enjoy this beautiful weather. Cheers!

Lawrence Park Tonight!

It’s fantastic weather for a jog tonight, so join us! It’s also a great time to detox after a weekend of festivities. If this sounds like you, or something you’d be interested in — run with us tonight! We’ll meet at the Flathead Beacon office (17 Main St.) in downtown Kalispell at 5:30 p.m.

Herron Park Run Tonight!

Below are driving directions on how to get to the parking lot and meeting spot–taken from the Foys to Blacktail website. Driving Directions to Herron Park: From the intersection of U.S. Hwy 2 and Meridian Road in Kalispell, follow Meridian Road southward and continue as it turns westward up Foy’s Lake Hill. When you reach Foy’s Lake, […]

Rails to Trails Run

At 5:30pm tonight, let’s meet up at the Beacon office for a nice out and back Rails to Trails run!  For those who are feeling extra sparky, we are going to run to the top of Lone Pine and back.  Since it’s a turn around feel free to head back if you aren’t quite feeling […]

Races to run this fall….

Fall into RUNning Looking for a race to run this fall? Here’s a list of a few that we highly recommend… 2016 Two Bear Marathon 26.2 miles – Sept 18th, 2016 Punch your ticket now for one of the toughest hybrid marathons around! Enjoy the first 14 miles of beautiful single track and show your […]

Herron Park Trail Run – TONIGHT!

Below are driving directions on how to get to the parking lot and meeting spot–taken from the Foys to Blacktail website. Driving Directions to Herron Park: From the intersection of U.S. Hwy 2 and Meridian Road in Kalispell, follow Meridian Road southward and continue as it turns westward up Foy’s Lake Hill. When you reach Foy’s Lake, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Group Run in Kali

We’re headed to Lawrence Park, where we’ll find shade, run by a river and you can boulder if you’d like. We’ll meet at the Flathead Beacon office (17 Main St.) in downtown Kalispell at 5:30 p.m. Drink plenty of water beforehand and tell your friends!

City Beach run in Whitefish

Hey Whitefish runners, Tonight’s group run will meet at 6:00pm at City Beach. We will run on the city paved trail system running toward Big Mountain Road. The run is a flat 5.25 mile route. It is also predominantly an out and back run which leaves opportunity to cut the route a bit shorter if […]

Rails to Trails Tonight!

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 […]

Lawrence Park Tonight!

It’s fantastic weather for a jog tonight, so join us! It’s also a great time to detox after a weekend of festivities. If this sounds like you, or something you’d be interested in — run with us tonight! We’re headed to Lawrence Park, where we’ll find shade, run by a river and you can boulder […]

Trail Running on Whitefish Trails for tonight’s Group Run

It’s a great place to run, let’s do it again this week! Meet in the parking lot at Lion Mountain Trailhead at the Whitefish Trails ,6:00 p.m. There are some great shorter routes, longer loops and something for everyone, even hikers! Feel free to walk, turn around at any point or run farther than the […]

Kelly Road Loop – Tuesday 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 […]

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 […]

City Beach run in Whitefish

Hey Whitefish runners, Tonight’s group run will meet at 6:00pm at City Beach and run on the city paved trail system running toward Big Mountain Road. The run is a flat 5.25 mile route. It is also predominantly an out and back run which leaves opportunity to cut the route a bit shorter if you […]

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 […]

Tuesday Group Run in Kalispell – Lawrence Park

Good Monday runners! Today we’re running from the Flathead Beacon to Lawrence Park! Meet us at 5:30pm at the Beacon office. It’s going to be hot again today but there should be some shade on the east side of Kalispell in the neighborhoods. There are water fountains in the park so we can take a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Track Workout in Whitefish….Tonight!

Tonight’s group run will meet at Whitefish Highschool, 6pm. In honor of the upcoming Montana State Track Meet, I thought we could do a little speed workout ourselves. We will finalize the workout with everyone who comes tonight.  All ability and ages welcome. Nobody gets left behind because we’ll be running  in a circle! Bring […]

Herron Park for Trail Running

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 […]

Rails to Trails plus Lone Pine hill climb

Hey runners, tonight’s group run will meet at our typical 5:30pm time at the Flathead Beacon Office (17 Main St.) We will be heading west out of town on the Historic Rails to Trails system.  Our destination is the Lone Pine State Park trail head. If you’d like, you can run to the top of […]

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 […]

Let’s Run to Lawrence Park!

Hey Beacon Runners, It’s Tuesday, which is Kalispell run club day and so… let’s take a trip to Lawrence Park.  Meet at the Beacon office (17 Main St.) at 5:30pm for this 5 mile, irresistible route.  This particular run is an easy one for turn arounds if you do not want to run the entire thing […]

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 […]

Lone Pine State Park – Tuesday Night Group Run

Hey runners, tonight’s group run will meet at our typical 5:30 time at the Flathead Beacon Office (17 Main St.) We will be heading west out of town on the Historic Rails to Trails system. Our destination is the Lone Pine State Park Trailhead before turning around and heading back to the Beacon Office for […]

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 […]

Run Flathead – Running Clinic

We’ve got a deal for you! Brian Miller of Run Flathead is hosting a running clinic on Saturday, April 16th from 8am-1:30pm and Beacon Club Runners will receive $10 off of the course’s price! This course is designed to help improve all levels of experience by offering different activities for different levels of skill. The price […]

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, […]

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 […]

Africa Beach Run – NEXT TUESDAY!!!

Gather up your gear for a special run next week! Next Tuesday, at 5:30 we will be meeting at Fish Wildlife and Parks in Somers for our locally named “Africa” run.  On the North Shore of Flathead Lake, when the tide and sand are just right, the beach opens up especially for us Beacon Runners. […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Group Running on a Tuesday… Join Us

Tonight’s group run will meet at the Flathead Beacon Office (17 Main St.) at 5:30 pm and run to Lawrence Park. The total distance is 5.5 miles but as always, feel free to turn around whenever. Bring a headlamp, it’s going to be dark. Looking forward to running with all of you!

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 This Week, Join The Turkey Trot

Hey runners, Unfortunately, there will be no run club this week in Kalispell and Whitefish. Fortunately, there is a great race coming up on Thanksgiving. The Whitefish Turkey Trot 5k is a great opportunity to have some fun with the family and burn some pre-turkey dinner calories. This race benefits the North Valley Food Bank […]

Kelly Road Run for tonight’s 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 […]

Rails to Trails Group Run in Kalispell

Tonight’s group run will be meeting at 5:30 at the Flathead Beacon Office and head out west of Kalispell for the Rails to Trails route. The route is a flat, out and back, with the option of going up to 7 miles. The run itself is beautiful and good for all abilities and for strollers. […]

Lawrence Park for Tuesday Night’s Group Run

Hey all, For Tuesday night’s group run we’re going to be meeting at our typical 5:30 time at the Beacon office and will be running to Lawrence Park. The total distance of the run is 5.5 miles but feel comfortable to cut it short if you want. If you want to do the full 5.5 […]

Tuesday Night Group Run – Scouting Lone Pine

Hey runners, We have a bit of an adventure for tonight’s group run. We will still be meeting at 5:30 but this time at Lone Pine State Park. The reason for this is that we are scouting out a route for this years Halloween American Cancer Society Climb to Conquer Cancer 5k Fun Run/Walk. With […]

Whitefish Trails for Tonight’s Group Run

It’s a great place to run, let’s do it again this week! Meet in the parking lot at Lion Mountain Trailhead at the Whitefish Trails ,6:00 p.m. There are some great shorter routes, longer loops and something for everyone, even hikers! Feel free to walk, turn around at any point or run farther than the […]

Update for Tuesday Night Run

Hey all, We have a quick update on Tuesday Night’s group run in Somers. We will be meeting in the same spot and at the same time but we may not be running on the north end of Flathead Lake due to water levels. We’ll figure it out when we get there, apparently the lake […]

Tuesday Night Group Run – “Africa” Run

Hey runners! In the spirit of Halloween, next Tuesday we have a treat for you all. We will not be meeting in Kalispell, rather Somers for the “Africa” run on the north end of Flathead Lake. We will be meeting at the Somers Post Office at our typical 5:30pm time. From there we will run […]

Whitefish Trails – Lion Mountain Trail Head

Devon is going to be leading the run tonight! He’s an awesome Run Clubber, meet him in the parking lot at Lion Mountain Trailhead on Whitefish Trails at 6:00 p.m.   There are some great shorter routes, longer loops and something for everyone, even hikers! Feel free to walk, turn around at any point or […]

Conrad Cemetery via Woodland Park – Group Run

Tomorrow’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 […]

Rails to Trails for Tuesday Night’s Group Run

Tonight’s group run will be meeting at 5:30 at the Flathead Beacon Office and head out west of Kalispell for the Rails to Trails route. The route is a flat, 7-mile out and back. The run itself is beautiful and good for all abilities and for strollers. Since it is an out and back, feel […]

No Run Club in Whitefish this week

There will no run club in Whitefish on Thursday, October 1st. Enjoy the last day of September 🙂

Herron Park tonight for Trail Running

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 […]

Group Run meets at City Beach in Whitefish

For tonight’s run, we are meeting at City Beach @ 6 p.m. Part of the run is an out and back, so there is an option to trim down the distance if you don’t want to go the full 5. Excited to see you tonight!

Group Run in Kalispell Tonight – Kelly Road 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 […]

North Valley Run

We are meeting at North Valley Hospital for tonight’s group run, we’ll be leaving to run a little after 6pm. Below are two routes, one long and one short, that leave from the north end of the parking lot. Both routes are about 50/50 gravel to pavement. There’s a good turnaround point if you’d like to […]

Lawrence Park – Tuesday Night Group Run

Tonight’s group run will meet at the Flathead Beacon Office (17 Main St.) at 5:30 pm and run to Lawrence Park. The total distance is 5.5 miles but as always, feel free to turn around whenever. Once at Lawrence Park, if you’re feeling particularly ambitious and want to do some hills, we can climb the […]

Weekend Group Run at Lakeside Club

Join us this Saturday, 7am for a Group Run at the Lakeside Club in Lakeside. Here are the directions on where to meet: Directions to the Lakeside Club: 1. Drive south through Lakeside 2. About a 1/2 mile south of Lakeside look for the “Lakeside Club” gate and entrance sign. This is where we’ll meet […]

Whitefish Trails – Trail Run & Foot Evaluation

Ever had questions about which shoes to wear when trail running? Whitefish Therapy & Sport Center will be hanging out at the Whitefish Trail Learning Pavilion for tomorrow night’s group run, providing free foot evaluations and tips on which shoes to wear trail running. Therapists Ryan Senn, DPT, OCS, CSCS and Gabe Murphy DPT, CSCS […]

It’s Fall! Running Times Are Back Again.

It’s like summer just switched off and signaled Fall and said…Hey!  Fall it’s your turn! Good news for runners. No smoke. No heat. Just views, fresh air and well rested legs. Let’s do this. Meet us tonight at the Flathead Beacon office for a fantastic fall fun. We’re going big (only if you want to) […]

Yes, there is Running Club Tonight

The smoke has lifted these past couple days meaning it’s safe to run outside again. We’re back to the Beacon office Tuesday 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 […]

Run Club Postponed Until the Smoke Clears

The smoke has settled back in to the Valley and it doesn’t look like there’s an end in sight. We will be canceling Run Club until further notice. It’s not safe to run outside in these conditions so we’ll keep you posted. Thanks!

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 […]

Lawrence Park Run

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’s going to be hot again today but there should be some shade on the east side of Kalispell in the neighborhoods. There are water fountains in the park so we can take […]

Lion MT Trailhead – Whitefish Trails

Tonight we’re meeting at Lion Mountain Trailhead on Whitefish Trails at 6:00 p.m.  There are some great shorter routes, longer loops and something for everyone, even hikers! Feel free to walk, turn around at any point or run farther than the group! As always, prep ahead of time by drinking plenty of water during the […]

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 […]

Take the Night Off – No Group Run in Whitefish Tonight

There will be no Run Club in Whitefish tonight, go out and enjoy the nice weather! From here on, we’ll be running in Whitefish every other Thursday for the remainder of the summer.

Tuesday Night Group Run in Kalispell : Woodland to Conrad Cemetery

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 […]

Group Run at Riverside Park in Whitefish – Join for Two Bear Kids Training Day

Thursday’s Group Run in Whitefish will meet at Riverside Park under the Gazebo at 6pm. The Flathead Beacon Running Club will be teaming up with the Two Bear Kids Marathon for one of their training days. The Two Bear Kids Marathon program is for kids K-8 who want to safely complete a marathon in 2015. […]

Trail Running at 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 […]

Weekend Group Run this Sunday at Big Mountain

Another weekend group run, this Sunday at Big Mountain. Meet at the trailhead of the Danny On Trail, 8am. We’ll decide on distance with the people who come. In addition to Sunday’s run, there are a ton of great races happening on Saturday! Check out the Running Club Calendar for upcoming races. All have same-day […]

Whitefish Group Run tonight – Meet at 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. Here is the route:

Rails to Trails – Tuesday Night Group Run

We’re back to the Beacon office Tuesday 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 and is an […]

Lion Mountain! Rooaaaarrrr!!

Tonight, my friends, meet in Whitefish at the Lion Mountain trailhead for some solid group running fun. Plan a little extra time to get through construction and please try to be there by 6:00 p.m. to start the run. Fearless leader, Dillon Tabish, will be there and accommodate leading the run. Remember, you don’t have to […]

Another Lakeside Club Outing! Tuesday’s Group Run

Happy post-holiday Monday. Let’s get moving this week with a fabulous TRAIL run in Lakeside at Lakeside Club, shall we? We shall and then post-run we’ll convene at the Tamarack Brewery and enjoy 20% off all things good. We’re running on Flathead Beacon Running Club sponsor’s home turf. The Construction Group is working away on […]

Tuesday Group Run – July 7th – Lakeside Club

This upcoming Tuesday, we’ll run the trails and gravel roads at the Lakeside Club, just south of Lakeside. Meet at 5:30 pm. After our run, we’ll head to Tamarack Brewing Company for post-run refreshments. As Running Club members, we’ll receive 20% off food and beverages. We’ll post driving directions and route next week. Have a […]

No Run Club Tonight – Happy 4th of July!

There will be no Group Run in Whitefish tonight because of the 4th of July holiday weekend. Have a fun and safe weekend everyone!!

Herron Park – Tuesday Night Group Run

Today we’re heading out to Herron Park for some trail running. 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 from the Foys to Blacktail website. Driving Directions to […]

Whitefish Trails – Lion Mountain Trailhead

Group run at Lion Mountain on the Whitefish Trails tonight in Whitefish! Meet us at the trailhead at 6:00 p.m. We’ll decide the route/distance in the parking lot. There may be some road construction on the way there so if you get stuck in it and are running late, just shoot me a text 471-4595.

Lone Pine State Park – Tuesday Group Run

Tonight we’re running trails at Lone Pine State Park. Meet at the Lone Pine State Park parking lot by 5:30 – we’ll start running around 5:35ish. Route will be decided by the peeps who come. See you tonight!

Weekend Run this Sunday – Beaver Lakes Trailhead

We are having our first weekend run this Sunday! Meet at the Beaver Lakes Trailhead and run the Whitefish Trails. Meet at the trailhead at 8 a.m. , distance will be decided with the peeps who come.     See you bright and early Sunday!

Tonight’s Group Run at The Summit – Run with Bill Rodgers

Join us at The Summit Medical Fitness Center at 5:30 p.m. for a group run with a legend! Bill Rodgers is in town and going to run with us. Post-run will be some food and beverages and a chance to hang with Bill. Below is the route. Tell  your pals and see you tonight!

Lawrence Park Run followed by Kalispell Brewery

Tomorrow we’ll meet at the Beacon office at 5:30pm run to Lawrence Park, then after we’ll head to the Kalispell Brewery for Benefit Brews Night, Lagers for Land.  Kalispell Brewing Co. will donate $1 to the Flathead Land Trust for every beer sold. It’s a great way to support a non-profit that protects our unspoiled open […]

WAG Race Route – Whitefish

For tonight’s group run route in Whitefish, we’re meeting at the Armory and will run the WAG race routes. You can choose either the four-mile or 12k option. Please meet at the Armory at 6:00 p.m. to start the run! This is super stroller friendly, pretty flat and a gorgeous run just east of Whitefish. […]

Lawrence Park – Tuesday Group Run

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’s going to be hot again today but there should be some shade on the east side of Kalispell in the neighborhoods. There are water fountains in the park so we can take […]

City Beach Run in WF

The weather is looking mighty fine for a fun run from City Beach tonight at 6 p.m. in Whitefish. So, let’s do this. This route is ideal for all abilities, great for pushing strollers, walking, sprinting, jogging, etc. Meet in the parking lot for an out-and-back run (mostly) on the city paved trail system toward Big Mountain […]

Tuesday: Group Run & Physical Therapy Associates

Hello! It’s spring in Montana, which makes for some excellent running conditions! Tomorrow (Tuesday) our regularly scheduled Kalispell group run will leave from the Flathead Beacon office (17 Main St) at 5:30 p.m. The route is below. THEN, at 6:30 p.m. after our run, we’ll be greeted by the nice folks from Physical Therapy Associates […]

Races this Weekend

Flathead Beacon Running Club

Pete’s Spring RunOff This family friendly race features a 10K, 5K and 1-mile run or walk followed by a family friendly carnival that supports Peterson Elementary School. The 10K starts at Foys Lake and follows a portion of Rails to Trails to Peterson Elementary School. The 5K follows the Rails to Trails to the school. […]

North Valley Hospital Run

We are meeting at North Valley Hospital for tonight’s group run, we’ll be leaving to run a little after 6pm. Below are two routes, one long and one short, that leave from the north end of the parking lot. Both routes are about 50/50 gravel to pavement. There’s a good turnaround point if you’d like to […]

First Weekend Run this Saturday with Salomon

Happy Friday everyone! We are going to have our first weekend run this Saturday in conjunction with Salomon Trail Running Day. Meet at Lion Mountain Trailhead on the  Whitefish Trails , group run will start at 10:30 am. Salomon will be demoing trail running shoes and giving away free Salomon SWAG! Everyone have a fun and […]

Depot Park to Edgewood Loop Run in WF

Hey Runners! Tonight we’re going to meet at 6pm at Depot Park for a loop around Whitefish. The forecast calls for another beautiful evening, a good reason to get outside. There are opportunities to modify the route if you don’t want to go the whole way: cut over on the viaduct or do an out […]

Herron Park is where it’s at…

Today we’re heading out to Herron Park for some trail running. 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 from the Foys to Blacktail website. Driving Directions to […]

Whitefish Trails for tonight’s Group Run

Tonight we’re meeting at Lion Mountain Trailhead on Whitefish Trails at 6:00 p.m.  There are some great shorter routes, longer loops and something for everyone, even hikers! Feel free to walk, turn around at any point or run farther than the group! As always, prep ahead of time by drinking plenty of water during the […]

Rails to Trails – Post Spartan Race Recovery

We talked about heading out to Herron Park tonight, but for those who did the Spartan Race this last weekend, hills are the last thing you want to do. Instead we’ll do Rails to Trails, heading out west of Kalispell. For those Spartan runners, use tonight’s run as a recovery run. Since it’s an out […]

Happy Trails in Happy Valley

Tonight’s run is out on the trails in Happy Valley. Not sure where that is? Don’t you fret, we’ll show you the way. Meet at 6:00pm at the Mobil gas station on Hwy 93, about 4 miles south of Whitefish City limits. From there, your trusty guide Kristin will show you the way to the […]

Kelly Road Loop for Tuesday’s 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 […]

WF group run meets at City Beach tonight

For tonight’s run, we are meeting at City Beach @ 6 p.m. in Whitefish.  Part of the run is an out and back, so there is an option to trim down the distance if you don’t want to go the full five miles. Another beautiful day on our hands so soak up the sun and […]

Back in Kali for Tuesday’s Group Run

Sun’s Out, Guns Out!  We are meeting at the Beacon office, 5:30pm for tonight’s group run. 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. After the run, we’ll […]

Lion Mountain Whitefish Group Run

Group run at Lion Mountain on the Whitefish Trails tonight in Whitefish! Meet us at the trailhead at 6:00 p.m. We’ll decide the route/distance in the parking lot. There may be some road construction on the way there so if you get stuck in it and are running late, just shoot me a text 471-4595. […]

Group Run at Lakeside Club Tonight

Head down to Lakeside for tonight’s group run. Here are the directions on where to meet: Directions to the Lakeside Club: 1. Drive south through Lakeside 2. About a 1/2 mile south of Lakeside look for the “Lakeside Club” gate and entrance sign. 3. Drive through the gate toward the airstrip, yep, you read it […]

Next Tuesday’s Group Run at the Lakeside Club –

Happy Friday everyone! Plan on heading south to Lakeside next Tuesday for our Running Club group run. We’ll be running the gravel roads/trails on land owned by the Lakeside Club. It’s a beautiful area and we have permission to run on it! Yes, we’re pretty high-rollers. Mark it on your calendars, 5:30p.m., more details on […]

Downtown to Out-of-Town // Whitefish Group Run

Tomorrow we’re meeting downtown Whitefish, in Depot Park across from the O’Shaughnessy Center for a group run out toward the Armory. This is one of our favorite group runs, it’s mellow, good for strollers, walkers and all abilities. Be sure to be at the meeting spot by 6:00 p.m. The weather is looking pretty nice, but […]

Tuesday Group Run – “Africa” North Shore Beach Run

Rain or shine, we’re still meeting in Somers tomorrow to run the north shore of Flathead Lake. Meet at the Somers Post Office  at 5:30 pm, we’ll run to the beach from there. We have permission to access and run up to the state land marker. This is a really beautiful place, I highly recommend […]

“Africa” Run – North Shore of Flathead Lake

Next Tuesday, for our Kalispell Group Run, we’re running on what is known as “Africa” on the north end of Flathead Lake. In the last blog post I said we’d be meeting at the Somers Park and Ride. Scratch that, we’re meeting at the Somers Post Office instead.  From there, we’ll run down to the […]

Whitefish Group Run, Put an extra “Hop” in your step

For tonight’s run, we are taking advantage of a great location with great beer. Meet at the Bonsai Brewery, 6pm for a nice mellow run, followed by delicious Bonsai Beer.  Nic Headlee will be leading the run, just look for the tall guy who will probably be smiling. Map is below all of these wonderful […]

Lawrence Park : Tuesday Night Group Run

Meet at the Beacon office tonight at 5:30p.m. where we’ll head out to Lawrence Park and back. They’re calling for sunny skies so it should be a perfect night for a group run. See map below for route details. Announcements: 1) Run Flathead is hosting ‘Running Clinic in the Flathead’ Saturday, April 11th. This course […]

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 […]

City Beach – Group Run in Whitefish

First and foremost, THANK YOU to everyone who came out for last night’s movie at Crush. What an awesome turnout and a great group of people. We will definitely do things like this in the future, the support last night gave us all the more reason to. For tonight’s run, we are meeting at City […]

The Long Haul : John Muir Trail, Tonight at Crush!

Join us tonight for a free screening of “The Long Haul: John Muir Trail” at Crush Lounge. The Toggery is giving away sweet prizes including a free pair of men’s and women’s Hoka or Pearl Izumi running shoes! We’re scheduled for 8pm but feel free to come early and hang out. Join the event on […]

Hitting the Trails in Whitefish

Lion Mountain is about 98% clear of snow so we think it’s a good time to hit the trails. Because of some scheduling issues, we’re going to meet a half hour earlier than normal. Everyone meet at Lion Mountain at the Whitefish Trails trail head, 5:30pm. The weather is predicting partly cloudy, let’s hope the […]

Run in the Rain – Tuesday’s Kalispell Group Run

Don’t let a little rain get in the way, join us for the Beacon Running Club’s group-run tonight in Kalispell. Meet at the Beacon office, 5:30 p.m. Tonight’s route is mapped out below, but first, a little housekeeping. This week’s announcements: Running Club is back to two nights a week – Tuesday’s in Kalispell and […]

The Long Haul : John Muir Trail

The Beacon Running Club presents a free screening of “The Long Haul: John Muir Trail on Wednesday, March 25th – 8pm at Crush Lounge in Whitefish. This film features two UltraMarathoner’s attempt to log the Fastest Known Time running the John Muir Trail. This 223 mile-long trail winds through the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range with […]

Tuesday Night Group Run : Woodland to Conrad Cemetery

Hey runners! Another warm one here in the Valley. With temperatures nearing 60 degrees today, it’s time to bust out the running shorts and short sleeves. A quick announcement : The 2nd Annual Gorilla Grunt is this Sunday, March 15th. Dress in your St. Patty’s Day best and chase the Green Gorilla. A great family […]

Group Run: Tuesday in Kalispell

Good morning! The weather is a bit colder this morning than it has been, but it’s Tuesday and it’s Kalispell’s turn for a Tuesday group run. Tonight meet at the Flathead Beacon office (17 Main St) at 5:30 p.m. to get started. Dress in plenty of layers, bring a headlamp and prepare for some slippery […]

Feels Like Spring

Good Monday afternoon! It’s Monday of President’s Weekend…some are working, schooling and some are not. Whatever you’re doing, I hope it’s treating you well! Tomorrow, we’re running Kalispell for our Tuesday group run. Meet at the Flathead Beacon office at 5:30 p.m. to get started. It feels like spring out there, so take advantage and […]

Whitefish Group Run: Armory Park

While we’re not sure what the weather is up to, we’re finding it’s definitely running weather…although, most of us are somewhat of winter enthusiasts, so we’re making lemonade and running! In fact, we’re running tomorrow night in Whitefish from the Armory, four miles. Bring a headlamp and layers of clothes. Our races are getting updated […]

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 […]

Tuesday’s Run: Bring a Headlamp

Helloooo run clubbers! Tomorrow it’s Kalispell’s turn for a group run — and we’re ready for the snow and darkness. Wear traction on your shoes, if necessary, and bring a headlamp because we’re headed to the Rails to Trails system to Lone Pine State Park, where we’ll turn around and come back. It’s an out-and-back […]

Thursday: Track Workout

Hellooo sunny Wednesday! Any folks running midday these days? Gorgeous running weather we’re having. So, per our new schedule for a bit, we’re running in Whitefish on Thursday night at the High School track, led by the great Sam Avery, seen here on the left. Where is the high school track, you ask? Turn right […]

Go Katies!

Happy Thursday everyone! Staying warm? We’re still running, just not tonight. Our next group run is NEXT Thursday night at the High School track in Whitefish. A track workout by the lovely Sam Avery. More details to come. But, instead of running in the cold, two fabulous club members who we fondly call the “Katies” […]

Woodland Park Running

Good Tuesday to you! We’re running tonight, in Kalispell despite winter’s best effort! Dress warm, we’re running a short loop down to Woodland Park, in the lights after work today. Meet at the Flathead Beacon office at 5:30 p.m. with your hats and gloves for a fun run through Woodland Park tonight. Now that we’re […]

Thursday’s Run in Whitefish: Trails toward Big Mountain

Good morning! Happy Thursday. Tonight, meet up at Whitefish’s downtown Depot Park at 6:00 p.m. for a run, jog or walk on the trail system north of town toward Big Mountain Road. This trail is lit, perfect for all abilities, good for strollers and an out-and-back route. Feel free to turn around at any point […]

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 […]

Depot Park out to the Armory

New route! New route! New route! We’ve got a new route to run tonight from Depot Park in downtown Whitefish. We’ll meet at 6:00 p.m. and venture off from there. This route is pretty flat, great for strollers, dogs and all abilities. You can turn around at any point. We hope to see you tonight […]

To Lone Pine State Park via Rails to Trails

Good morning runners! It’s a beautiful start to this Tuesday morning. Let’s get together tonight for a varied run, perfect for all abilities, interests and paces. We’re going to start from the Flathead Beacon office (17 Main St.) in downtown Kalispell and head west on the Rails to Trails system and at its junction of […]

Tuesday’s Run: Lawrence Park to Kalispell Brewing Company

Good morning! It’s grey and raining outside, but that is par for the course this time of year. We’ve been so spoiled with the amazing fall weather lately, we’re due for s a little rain. And, it’s nice to run in the rain! Tonight meet at the Flathead Beacon office at 5:30 p.m. (or a […]

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 […]

City Beach Run

The weather is looking mighty fine for a fun run from City Beach tonight at 5:45 p.m. in Whitefish. So, let’s do this. Meet in the parking lot for an out-and-back run (mostly) on the city paved trail system toward Big Mountain Road. Here is the route: This route is ideal for all abilities, great […]

Kelly Road Loop

Good morning run clubbers! Tonight we’re running in downtown Kalispell and one of our favorite loops — Kelly Road Loop. This mellow, flat run is perfect for all abilities, good for pushing kiddos in strollers and not a route that you have to run the entire thing. There are great markers to turnaround at any point. […]

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 […]

Tuesday’s New Route

Good Monday morning! It’s a beautiful start to a beautiful fall week here in the Flathead. Tomorrow we’re running a new route to Lone Pine State Park for our Tuesday group run. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Beacon office, which is downtown Kalispell (17 Main St) to start the run. This route goes west […]

Thursday’s Whitefish Quest: Trailrunning

Tomorrow is Thursday and the weather is slated for sun, a cooler temperature, but overall nice. And we haven’t ran on trails in a while, so please meet at Lion Mountain Trailhead tomorrow night at 5:45 pm, we’ll start running at 6:00 p.m. Lion Mountain is a popular place for hikers, runners and bikers. It […]

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 […]

Kelly Road Loop in Kalispell

Good morning! Happy post Labor Day weekend–I hope you got out and enjoyed yourself. Tonight we’ll be running in Kalispell at 5:30 on the fabulous Kelly Road Loop. This mellow (mostly on a paved trail) run is great for strollers and varying distances. Feel free to turn around at any point. Some of us are […]

Fry an egg on the street run

Yep, it’s hot again! But, it’s July. We’re running tonight so start hydrating now please! Meet us tonight at the Beacon Office (17 Main St., Kalispell) for a easy cruise around town, in the shade. The route may look wonky, but the goal is to keep it in the shade. We’ll run on the west […]

Whitefish’s Thursday Run–One in the morning, one at night

Hello hot temps! Tomorrow, we’re running at two different times, once in the morning and once at night. So, for those who don’t want to run in the heat at night can choose to run at 6:45 a.m. instead. You’ll  be meeting Nic tomorrow morning and Sammi tomorrow night.  Both runs tomorrow are meeting at […]

We run, you run, we dip. Thursday’s group run involves a swim.

It’s summer! And for tomorrow’s group run in Whitefish we’re meeting at City Beach. Why? Because when we’re done running, we’re swimming. We run, you run, we dip. This lovely run is going to be led by the even lovelier Katrina Larsen–a run club die-hard and fan-favorite. So, tell your pals and see you tomorrow […]

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 to-do: Run Rails to Trails, Go to Kalispell Brewing Company

Tuesday, dear Tuesday. We’re running tonight on the historic Rails to Trails system west of Kalispell. We’re starting at 5:30 p.m. from the Flathead Beacon office (17 Main St.) and running an out-and-back route. The map is below. This is ideal for all abilities, can be cut short and perfect for strollers with minis! It […]

Lion Mountain–See you tonight!

Hey Thursday. And the SUN! Here we come—we’re celebrating the sun’s emergence back into our lives by running at Lion Mountain on the Whitefish Trails tonight in Whitefish! Meet us at the trailhead at 6:00 p.m. The trails could still be a little wet, but worth it. Bring your trail running shoes, adequate layers (in-case […]

We’ll be wishing for this rain come July and August.

Hello June. We were wondering where you’ve been. Not far, I see. But, this rain does mean for a cool and rather enjoyable run. So, don’t be discouraged by some grey weather–this is FANTASTIC running weather. And we’re running tonight at 5:30 p.m. from the Beacon office (17 Main St.) And when it gets to […]

Whitefish Thursdays! New route & The Summit Classic

Hello run clubbers! It’s Thursday and we’re meeting tonight at 6:00 p.m. at Depot Park in Whitefish. We’re running a new route, but primarily on the great bike trails that wind through Whitefish. And, this weekend is the ever-popular Summit Classic race. Details below. Tonight’s route is about four miles long, is perfect for all abilities […]

Tuesday’s Run!

Good morning! Here is our route for tonight’s group run out of the Beacon office in Kalispell–to Woodland Park to Conrad Cemetery! Little traffic, great for strollers and amazing views! Wear sunscreen, drink your water and see you tonight! Create Maps or search from 80 million at MapMyRun

Thursday Run Club: Whitefish, Depot Park

Hi! It’s Thursday and that means we’re running in Whitefish tonight at 6:00 p.m. from DEPOT PARK, downtown Whitefish. There is plenty of parking, an ideal spot to meet and plenty of watering holes for post-run fun. This new run is mostly on bike trails and wide roads and is super stroller friendly. Join us, […]

Tuesday Kalispell Group Run Meeting Spot: Herron Park

Hi Monday! Hope you all had fantastic Flathead Valley weekends. Tomorrow we’re changing our usual meeting spot in Kalispell to Herron Park at 5:30 p.m. We usually meet at the office downtown, but since we’re so excited about this weekend’s Herron Half and 10k, we thought we’d run out there on those trails this week. […]

Kelley Road Loop

It’s Tuesday! Means one thing. A scheduled, yet optional group run with the Flathead Beacon Running Club! This route is perfect for a nice, sunny afternoon like we are experiencing. We’re running the Kelley Road loop, which is perfect for all abilities, dogs, strollers, walkers and runners. Meet at the Flathead Beacon office (17 Main […]

Beaver Lake Trailhead: Thursday Group Run

Hello! Tonight at 6:00 p.m. we’re meeting at the Beaver Lake trailhead on Whitefish Trails for our Thursday group run in Whitefish. This is a new meeting spot, so if you’re reading this tell your friends, spread the word. Remember, our group runs are optional and for ALL abilities. Some people hike, some sprint, some jog–so […]

Thursday Group Run: WAG Race Route

For Thursday’s group run route in Whitefish, we’re meeting at theArmory and will run either WAG race routes, in preparation for Sunday’s race. You can choose either the four-mile or 12k option. Please meet at the Armory at 6:00 p.m. to start the run! This is super stroller friendly, pretty flat and a gorgeous run […]

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 […]

Saturday Trail Run: Jewel Basin

Our first weekend group run is this tomorrow Saturday, May 10th! There are tons of events happening in the valley, but if you’re interested in an awesome trail run, please pay attention. Other events where run club members might be are the MK5K and the Spartan Race. But, if you aren’t into either of those […]

Thursday Group Run: North Valley Hospital Treats!

On Thursday, May 8th we are meeting in Whitefish for our Thursday group run at North Valley Hospital again. Please park across the street in the soccer fields at 6:00 p.m. We’ll run a portion of the trails we ran two weeks ago, but there is an option to extend the run onto Monegan to […]

Tuesday’s Group Run Location

Pretty typical blog posts here have me saying “meet at the Beacon office on Tuesday for our group run,” or something of the like. Well, this Tuesday pay attention–we’re moving our meeting spot to Somers this week for a very special treat. We’re running on what is known as “Africa” on the north end of […]

Group Run Schedule for Kalispell

  Hello! The sun is out and we’re running tonight! We’re meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Beacon office (17 Main St., Kalispell) tonight for a great group run to Conrad Cemetery. But, mark your calendars for next Tuesday, we’re meeting at Herron Park–more info on  that later. A little change-up for next week in […]

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, […]

Tuesday in Kalispell! #grouprun

Hello and happy Tuesday! News of where we’re running–one of our favorite loops, Kelly Road Loop. Details below. Meet us at 5:30 p.m. at the Beacon office for some group run fun. Dress for potentially changing weather! Ah, springtime in the Rockies! Also, our headbands are being printed and our Under Armor shirts are en […]

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 […]

Tuesday’s Run! It looks a lot like last week’s.

Hi pals, Back again with the sun. So, to celebrate we’re running the same new route as we did last week. It was new for most everyone and super great! So, let’s do it again. Come to the Flathead Beacon office by 5:30 p.m. and we’ll get to running. Remember, it is a route that […]

Still time to sign-up for the Gorilla Grunt!

Tomorrow is the inaugural Gorilla Grunt in Kalispell by the Gorilla Booster Club and there is still time for Flathead Beacon Running Club members to receive a discount to run! It should be a fantastic time with a one mile or 5K run/walk with an optional obstacle course. At noon tomorrow is the mandatory check=in […]

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