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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 […]

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.

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 […]

Rails to Trails Tonight!

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Conrad Cemetery Run

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

Tuesday Rails to Trails Run!

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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sportsman & Ski Haus! Tuesday’s Group Run Starts There.

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Tomorrow for our group run in Kalispell, we’re changing things up by meeting at Sportsman & Ski Haus! Meet there at 5:30 pm. where we’ll go over a foam roller stretching session before heading out on our group run. We’ll also be discussing our member mileage contest! From 5:30-6pm, we’ll do a pre-run foam roller […]

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 […]

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 […]

Group Run at Lakeside Club Tonight

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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

Trail Running at Herron Park – Tuesday Group Run

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Hey there – Today we’re heading out to Herron Park for some trail running. Details on when and where are below. But first…. This week’s announcements: Join us this Wednesday night for a free screening of  “The Long Haul: John Muir Trail” , 8 p.m. at Crush Lounge. The Toggery is donating some sweet raffle […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tuesday Night Group Run : Woodland to Conrad Cemetery

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

Group Run: Tuesday in Kalispell

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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 […]

Thursday, Whitefish, XC skiing, running AND Pints for a Purpose

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A long headline like ours deserves an explanation. Here’s the deal for this coming Thursday in Whitefish. It’s Whitefish’s turn for the club to grace its streets, gather, run, xc ski, socialize, feel and get healthy and have fun. So, here we go. We’re embracing the winter season and opting to meet at the Whitefish […]

Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy!

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Hello fellow runners! It’s the merriest time of year and I hope that each of you are celebrating the season just how you want to be. Whatever that is! Running has been fantastic in the valley and skate skiing is ramping up! But, I wanted to let you know that our regularly scheduled group runs will […]

What’s This? Wednesday.

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

Thursday: Track Workout

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

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 […]

Thursday’s Run in Whitefish: Trails toward Big Mountain

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

Running, Even in the Dark

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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 […]

Depot Park out to the Armory

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

Tuesday’s Run: Lawrence Park to Kalispell Brewing Company

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

Run some hills, see Kalispell

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Tomorrow is Tuesday, which means one thing.  We’re running tomorrow night to Conrad Cemetery. And if you haven’t ran this route before, it’s a must! The views of Kalispell are worth the barely-there hills it requires running up to the vistas. The weather looks great all week, so please join us for a fantastic fall […]

City Beach Run

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

Kelly Road Loop

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

Tuesday’s New Route

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

Thursday’s Whitefish Quest: Trailrunning

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

Cooler Tuesday Group Run

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We hear it’s snowing on the east side–like, actual snow accumulating on the ground and a whopping 28 degrees. Gulp, it’s coming! But, first! Congrats to everyone who ran the Two Bear Full or Half Marathon on Sunday! Epic day with members winning, breaking records, completing their first marathon and more. Way to go! Here […]

City Beach: Here We Come

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

Two Bear Fun: Running then BBQing

It’s here! Tonight we’re running then BBQing at the amazing Two Bear Farm. The run is an out and back option, up a trail on Spencer Mountain across from their farm and if you run the entire thing it is 7.5 miles. But, you don’t have to run that entire distance, feel free to turn […]

This week: Tuesday in Kalispell, Thursday at Two Bear Farm

Good morning! This week we’re busy running, as are most of you! For tonight’s run we’re meeting at the Flathead Beacon office (17 Main St.) and headed to the beautiful Lawrence Park, north of our office. We haven’t ran up there in a while and it’s time we did so again. See you at 5:30 […]

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 […]

Thursday: Two Runs & Hills

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Two runs tomorrow, one in  the morning and one at night, but in different locations. Morning Run: We’ll meet at the Lodge at the Whitefish Lake at 6:30 a.m. for a hilly run up the Iron Horse Road. Tristan Scott (T-Scotty to some) will be leading this road run. Here is the map: This is […]

Fry an egg on the street run

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

Run, Run & Run Some More!

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Tuesday is here. And, we’ve got a lot on our to-do list. First things first. Where are we running tonight? Fyi, it’s a little cooler outside and should give us a nice break when running tonight. We’re meeting at the Beacon office (17 Main St.) at 5:30 p.m. for a run west of town on […]

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 […]

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

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

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

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

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 […]

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.  

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 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 […]

Group Run in Whitefish!

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What do you think about running in Whitefish on Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.? We’re going to give a whirl this week. Meet us for a trail run starting at the Lion Mountain Trailhead on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. This is part of the Whitefish Legacy Partners ever-growing trail system in Whitefish and we think it […]

Spring has sprung and it’s snowing.

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As I type I look out the window to snow! And, if I wait five minutes it might be sun! Ah, the joys of a typical Montana spring and the changing of seasons! Just a few reminders of what is coming up–you only  have a few days left to reap one of the benefits of […]

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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