Tag: Kalispell running

Tag: Kalispell running

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 […]

Races to run this fall….

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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!

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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 […]

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!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tuesday’s run is 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 […]

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 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 […]

Happy New Year – FB Running Club 2016

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Happy New Year! Thanks for an amazing 2015, we are looking forward to another great year. Let’s hit-the-ground running for our 1st Run Club back, the SnowJoke Half Marathon is less than 8 weeks away! For this week’s Tuesday Night group run, meet at the Beacon office, 5:30pm, and head out west of Kalispell for […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!

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 […]

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 […]

Tuesday: Group Run & Physical Therapy Associates

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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

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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. […]

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 […]

Rails to Trails – Post Spartan Race Recovery

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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 […]

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 […]

Back in Kali for Tuesday’s Group Run

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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 […]

“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 […]

Tuesday Kalispell Group Run Meeting Spot: Herron Park

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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. […]

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 […]

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