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Tag: group run

Gorilla Grunt 1 mile/5k Run

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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 […]

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

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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

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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 […]

Herron Park Trail Run – TONIGHT!

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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 […]

Lawrence Park Tonight!

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Rawwwrrrrr Lion Mountain

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Hey Beacon Runners, You know the drill. For this Thursday’s group run, let’s meet at the Lion Mountain trail head in Whitefish, say, 6pm?  We love Lion Mountain because there are plenty of options for all of our runners.  Run for a little or run for a lot, just come on out and join us!  Plus, the […]

Conrad Cemetery Via Woodland Park Run

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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 […]

1st Run of the Season in Whitefish!

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Guess what, Beacon runners??!! This Thursday is the day for our first run in Whitefish this season!!  Grab your shoes, grab your friends and let’s go to Lion Mountain and run some trails. At 6 p.m. we will meet at the trailhead on Lion Mountain to begin our run.  We are so excited to get running […]

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!

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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

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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!

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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

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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 […]

Kelley Road Run Tuesday!!

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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!

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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 […]

Tuesday Rails to Trails Run!

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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

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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!!!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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 […]

Kelly Road Run for tonight’s group run

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Update for Tuesday Night Run

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Herron Park tonight for Trail Running

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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

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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

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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 […]

Lawrence Park – Tuesday Night Group Run

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Tuesday Night Group Run in Kalispell : Woodland to Conrad Cemetery

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Rails to Trails – Tuesday Night Group Run

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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!!

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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

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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 […]

Herron Park – Tuesday Night Group Run

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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 […]

Lone Pine State Park – Tuesday Group Run

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Races this Weekend

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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

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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 […]

Depot Park to Edgewood Loop Run in WF

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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…

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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 […]

Happy Trails in Happy Valley

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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

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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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

“Africa” Run – North Shore of Flathead Lake

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Hitting the Trails in Whitefish

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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

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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

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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 […]

Group Run: Tuesday in Kalispell

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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 […]

Whitefish Group Run: Armory Park

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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 […]

Thursday is for skiing and running in Whitefish

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Yes, it’s been unseasonably warm these days, which has been great for running outside, but harsh on the snow conditions. But, we’re still going to ski AND run tonight in Whitefish. Meet at the Whitefish Golf Course parking lot on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. and from here you can ski or run, we’re doing both. […]

Kalispell Running: Tuesday’s To-Do

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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 […]

Woodland Park Running

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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 […]

Running, Even in the Dark

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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 […]

Whitefish Thursdays: Depot Park

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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

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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 […]

Tuesday Group Run: Rails to Trails & Ice Bucket Challenge

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Good Monday to you! I hope you had a fantastic Montana weekend. Looks like we were challenged by Flathead Beacon editor, Kellyn Brown, to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge…so, who is in? Tomorrow in Kalispell (post-run) and then on Thursday in Whitefish, we shall complete our mission. AND, the club is happy to donate the […]

Double Thursday

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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 […]

Tuesday: You look a little different

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Hello run clubbers, friends and pals of  the club! Happy Monday. We’re changing it up a bit tomorrow night for our nightly Tuesday run. Instead of meeting in the heat of downtown Kalispell, we’re going to meet at Volunteer Park in Lakeside at 5:45 p.m. That way we can run the gorgeous and shade covered […]

Tonight! Tonight! Meet at Lion Mtn at Whitefish Trails.

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We had our strong trio of runners early this morning up and at em’ (thanks Tristan)! Now tonight, we’re meeting at Lion Mountain Trailhead on Whitefish Trails tonight at 6:00 p.m.  There are some great shorter routes, longer loops and something for everyone, even hikers! So, please join us tonight on the Whitefish Trails. As […]

Tuesday, Tuesday: Lawrence Park

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Good Monday runners! Tomorrow, we’re running from the Flathead Beacon office (17 Main St.) up to Lawrence Park! Last week was hot, but found some shade on the east side of Kalispell, in the neighborhoods. And we think the shade will be pretty plentiful on the way and in Lawrence Park. Plus, there is shady […]

North Valley Hospital Run

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Tomorrow we’re running at night only…it’s supposed to be cooler temps AND we want everyone to run with us at night. Why? Because super-sponsor North Valley Hospital is feeding us post-run. YES!!! Below are two routes, one long and one short that leave from the north end of North Valley Hospital, in the parking lot. […]

Meeting at The Summit for the SUMMIT Fiver

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Hello Tuesday run club pals! Tonight we’re meeting at The Summit Medical Fitness Center for a new route! Kalispell Regional Health Center and The Summit are generous sponsors of the running club, so it was time to go pay them a visit. We’re meeting at the parking lot, on the northside, of the Summit’s entrance. […]

Hydrate! Tuesday’s group run: Kelly Road Loop

It’s gonna be a hot one out there, so start prepping early. Instead of that 2nd, 3rd or 4th of coffee this morning, try water to hydrate and prep for a pretty hot run this afternoon! We’re running one of favorite loops (pretty well shaded)–Kelly Loop Road. We’ll be meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the […]

Hey Tuesday!

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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 […]

Thursday’s Run: Pig Farms

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A new meeting spot for this coming Thursday’s group run in Whitefish! The pig farms. It isn’t labeled off the highway (Farm to Market Road) and doesn’t include trail indicators or a map, but we can do it! It’s a super fun place to run. Directions on how to get there from Kalispell (verbatim from […]

Easy 8 @ 8

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Our second weekend run starts this Saturday at 8:00 a.m. We’re calling it an easy 8 @ 8. (It’s actually 7.5 miles), but we’re meeting at 8:00 a.m. at the soccer fields across from North Valley Hospital in Whitefish. The route is a big ole’ loop encompassing most of the WAG Race course. And, we’re running pretty […]

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.

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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 […]

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

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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, […]

Sportsman Ski Haus Demo Day and Trail Run

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As promised, we’re meeting at the Lion Mountain Trailhead inWhitefish Trails for our Thursday group run in Whitefish. We’re meeting one of our sponsors, Sportsman Ski Haus, and Salomon for a demo day on the trails. Details of tomorrow’s special session are in the poster below, but it should be super fun to demo and […]

Kelley Road Loop

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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 […]

Tuesday Run! Lawrence Park

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Hello! Tuesday again and if you’re into it, we’re running tonight from the Beacon office at 5:30 p.m. to Lawrence Park. Group runs aren’t mandatory, just for fun! AND, our shirts are in! Come prepared to get your shirt and headband, if you don’t already have it.  

Thursday Group Run: WAG Race Route

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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.

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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

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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!

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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

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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 […]

Meet at Whitefish Trails: Thursday, May 1st

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Let’s ring in the new month with a trail run Whitefish Trails! Meet at the Lion Mountain Trailhead tomorrow evening at 6:00 p.m. We’ll head out toward Beaver Lake, but just keep in mind you can turn around at any point, add mileage, walk, bring a stroller (although this is a Herculean effort) and have a […]

Group Run Schedule for Kalispell

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  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 […]

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 […]

Lawrence Park, We Love You

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Hello Tuesday and runner friends! Tonight, we’re running one of our favorite places in Kalispell…Lawrence Park. It is a bit cooler today, but should be a pleasant temperature for approximately five miles. So, we’ll see you tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the Beacon office (17 Main St.). And remember, no need for speed, racing or […]

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

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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 […]

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