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Tag: run club

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 […]

What’s Happening with Run Club?

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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

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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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Herron Park Group Run!

Bring the whole gang for Rails to Trails!

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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!

North Valley 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 […]

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!

Let’s keep an eye on Air Quality today

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The smoke moved in pretty heavy last night and continues in to this morning. Let’s see what the afternoon looks like and we’ll make a final decision on if we run or not tonight. The plan is to meet at the Lion Mountain Trails at 6pm to run the Whitefish Trails. Check again later today, […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

No Run Club Tonight – Happy 4th of July!

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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

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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 […]

Whitefish Trails – Lion Mountain Trailhead

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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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lion Mountain Whitefish Group Run

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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. […]

Tuesday Group Run – “Africa” North Shore Beach Run

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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 […]

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 […]

Whitefish Group Run this Thursday

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We had an awesome turnout yesterday for our group run in Kalispell and we are hoping to do the same on Thursday in Whitefish.  Temperatures are still staying warm but there are chances for rain, dress accordingly.  A reminder again, the Gorilla Grunt Race is happening on Sunday, March 15th in Kalispell. It’s St. Patty’s […]

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 […]

Feels Like Spring

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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 […]

Go Katies!

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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” […]

To Lone Pine State Park via Rails to Trails

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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 […]

Run WITH Chuck

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

Tuesday: Lawrence Park

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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Whitefish Thursdays! New route & The Summit Classic

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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 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 […]

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 […]

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