Tag: running

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Gorilla Grunt 1 mile/5k Run

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

What’s Happening with Run Club?

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

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

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

No Run Club Tonight!

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

Lawrence Park Tonight!

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

Rails to Trails Run

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

Races to run this fall….

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

Conrad Cemetery Via Woodland Park Run

Tonight’s group run is in Kalispell @ 5:30pm, meet at the Beacon office. From the Beacon, we’ll make our way to Conrad Cemetery via Woodland Park. This is a 4 mile loop but if you don’t feel like going the full 4, feel free to turn around whenever.  It’s going to be a great night […]

Volunteers Needed!

Whaddup Beacon Runners?? XTERRA NEEDS VOLUNTEERS! 30 people are needed for trail marshals, transition and finish areas.  Receive a free hat and sticker for helping! Please contact the race director, Krista Rufenach for more details – krufenach@krmc.org and this is what else is happening…. The 25th annual Climb Big Mountain is this Saturday, the 30th!  Climb Danny […]

Group Run in Kali

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

City Beach run in Whitefish

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

Kelly Road Loop – Tuesday Group Run

We’re running one of our favorite loops today–Kelly Loop Road. We’ll be meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Beacon office (17 Main St.) for a run heading east toward Woodland Park, then south on the main trail toward Kelly Road. At Kelly Road we’ll take a right and run until South Woodland Drive, back to […]

Herron Park…. Again!

There are some peeps who are training for the Xterra so we’re meeting at the Herron Park parking lot at 5:30pm for some more trail running. Depending on how much you want to run, there are a variety of options ranging from 1 mile to 10 kilometers!  Don’t be shy and come out even if […]

City Beach run in Whitefish

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

Tuesday Group Run in Kalispell – Lawrence Park

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

Rawwwrrrrr Lion Mountain

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

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 […]

Track Workout in Whitefish….Tonight!

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

Herron Park for Trail Running

Hey Beacon Runners, Let’s hit the trails this Tuesday for our weekly group run.  We will meet at 5:30pm in the Herron Park parking lot before we get started. This particular run has options. You can run for one mile or up to 10 kilometers so all abilities can participate. Below are driving directions on […]

Rails to Trails plus Lone Pine hill climb

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

7th Annual WAG Race!

Hey Runners, This Sunday, May 15th, the annual WAG race is being held at the Hugh Rodgers WAG park! Register online before race day you will receive a $10 discount!  There are awesome things happening on race day including great food, music, and prizes – GET signed up!   Volunteers Needed!  We need some extra […]

1st Run of the Season in Whitefish!

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

Herron Park Run , Again!

We couldn’t stop talking about our great run at Herron Park a few weeks ago, so let’s do it again! In case you didn’t participate last time, we will meet at the Herron Park parking lot at 5:30pm. Depending on how much you want to run, there are a variety of options ranging from 1 […]

Herron Park Group Run!

Hey Beacon Runners, Let’s hit the trails this Tuesday for our weekly group run.  We will meet at 5:30pm in the Herron Park parking lot before we get started. This particular run has options. You can run for one mile or up to 10 kilometers so all abilities can participate. Below are driving directions on […]

Tuesday’s run is Rails to Trails Run!

At 5:30pm this Tuesday let’s meet up at the Beacon office for a nice out and back Rails to Trails run!  Any age, any ability can enjoy this flat, up to 7 mile run and the easy terrain welcomes little one’s in strollers!  Since it’s a turn around feel free to head back if you […]

Conrad Cemetery Run

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

Africa Beach Run – NEXT TUESDAY!!!

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

Run to Lawrence Park with the Beacon!

Come out to the Beacon office to meet up @ 5:30pm on Tuesday, February 9th for a lovely evening run at Lawrence Park.  This particular run is a little over 5 miles and the weather forecast predicts the temperature to be about 36 degrees, so pick an outfit wisely!  Winter running tip: dress as if […]

Conrad Cemetery Via Woodland Park Run

Tonight’s group run is in Kalispell @ 5:30pm, meet at the Beacon office. From the Beacon, we’ll make our way to Conrad Cemetery via Woodland Park. This is a 6 mile loop but if you don’t feel like going the full 6, feel free to turn around whenever.  It’s going to be a great night […]

Lawrence Park Run tonight

Good Monday runners! Today we’re running from the Flathead Beacon office (17 Main St.) up to Lawrence Park! Meet us at 5:30pm. It might be a little slick on the roads tonight so bring your Yaktrax and a head lamp.

Kelly Road Run for Tuesday Night Group Run

We’re running one of our favorite loops today–Kelly Loop Road. We’ll be meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Beacon office (17 Main St.) for a run heading east toward Woodland Park, then south on the main trail toward Kelly Road. At Kelly Road we’ll take a right and run until South Woodland Drive, back to […]

Let’s go to Herron Park

Hey there – Today we’re heading out to Herron Park for some trail running. Info on Tonight’s Group Run We’re meeting at Herron Park parking lot at 5:30pm. We’ll have running route options ranging from 1 mile to a 10k. Below are driving directions on how to get to the parking lot and meeting spot–taken […]

Happy New Year – FB Running Club 2016

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

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

We’re running one of our favorite loops today–Kelly Loop Road. We’ll be meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Beacon office (17 Main St.) for a run heading east toward Woodland Park, then south on the main trail toward Kelly Road. At Kelly Road we’ll take a right and run until South Woodland Drive, back to […]

Rails to Trails Group Run in Kalispell

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

Whitefish Trails for Tonight’s Group Run

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

Conrad Cemetery via Woodland Park – Group Run

Tomorrow’s group run is in Kalispell @ 5:30pm, meet at the Beacon office. From the Beacon, we’ll make our way to Conrad Cemetery via Woodland Park. This is a 6 mile loop but if you don’t feel like going the full 6, feel free to turn around whenever.  It’s going to be a great night […]

Rails to Trails for Tuesday Night’s Group Run

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

Herron Park tonight for Trail Running

Hey there – Today we’re heading out to Herron Park for some trail running. Info on Tonight’s Group Run We’re meeting at Herron Park parking lot at 5:30pm. We’ll have running route options ranging from 1 mile to a 10k. Below are driving directions on how to get to the parking lot and meeting spot–taken […]

Group Run meets at City Beach in Whitefish

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

North Valley Run

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

Yes, there is Running Club Tonight

The smoke has lifted these past couple days meaning it’s safe to run outside again. We’re back to the Beacon office Tuesday for our 5:30 p.m. meeting time for our group run! We’ll be running toward the sun, west on the Rails to Trails toward Kila. (map below) This is one of my favorite runs […]

Run Club Postponed Until the Smoke Clears

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

Let’s keep an eye on Air Quality today

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

Today’s group run is in Kalispell @ 5:30pm, meet at the Beacon office. From the Beacon, we’ll make our way to Conrad Cemetery via Woodland Park. This is a 6 mile loop but if you don’t feel like going the full 6, feel free to turn around whenever.  It’s going to be a great night […]

Lawrence Park Run

Good Monday runners! Today we’re running from the Flathead Beacon office (17 Main St.) up to Lawrence Park! Meet us at 5:30pm. It’s going to be hot again today but there should be some shade on the east side of Kalispell in the neighborhoods. There are water fountains in the park so we can take […]

Lion MT Trailhead – Whitefish Trails

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

Kelly Road Run for Tuesday Night Group Run

We’re running one of our favorite loops today–Kelly Loop Road. We’ll be meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Beacon office (17 Main St.) for a run heading east toward Woodland Park, then south on the main trail toward Kelly Road. At Kelly Road we’ll take a right and run until South Woodland Drive, back to […]

Trail Running at Herron Park

Hey there – Today we’re heading out to Herron Park for some trail running. Info on Tonight’s Group Run We’re meeting at Herron Park parking lot at 5:30pm. We’ll have running route options ranging from 1 mile to a 10k. Below are driving directions on how to get to the parking lot and meeting spot–taken […]

Weekend Group Run this Sunday at Big Mountain

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

Whitefish Group Run tonight – Meet at Depot Park

Good morning Whitefish group run pals! Tonight we’re running on the bike paths around the center of Whitefish. We’ll meet at Depot Park at 6 p.m. and take off from there. This is a pretty flat, all paved, mellow, almost four-mile run. It is great for strollers, walkers. Here is the route:

Rails to Trails – Tuesday Night Group Run

We’re back to the Beacon office Tuesday for our 5:30 p.m. meeting time for our group run! We’ll be running toward the sun, west on the Rails to Trails toward Kila. (map below) This is one of my favorite runs from the office because it is beautiful, great for strollers, all abilities and is an […]

No Run Club Tonight – Happy 4th of July!

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

Herron Park – Tuesday Night Group Run

Today we’re heading out to Herron Park for some trail running. We’re meeting at Herron Park parking lot at 5:30pm. We’ll have running route options ranging from 1 mile to a 10k. Below are driving directions on how to get to the parking lot and meeting spot–taken from the Foys to Blacktail website. Driving Directions to […]

Whitefish Trails – Lion Mountain Trailhead

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

Lawrence Park Run followed by Kalispell Brewery

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

WAG Race Route – Whitefish

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

Lawrence Park – Tuesday Group Run

Good Monday runners! Today we’re running from the Flathead Beacon office (17 Main St.) up to Lawrence Park! Meet us at 5:30pm. It’s going to be hot again today but there should be some shade on the east side of Kalispell in the neighborhoods. There are water fountains in the park so we can take […]

City Beach Run in WF

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

Depot Park to Edgewood Loop Run in WF

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

Herron Park is where it’s at…

Today we’re heading out to Herron Park for some trail running. We’re meeting at Herron Park parking lot at 5:30pm. We’ll have running route options ranging from 1 mile to a 10k. Below are driving directions on how to get to the parking lot and meeting spot–taken from the Foys to Blacktail website. Driving Directions to […]

Rails to Trails – Post Spartan Race Recovery

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

Happy Trails in Happy Valley

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

Kelly Road Loop for Tuesday’s Group Run

We’re running one of our favorite loops today–Kelly Loop Road. We’ll be meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Beacon office (17 Main St.) for a run heading east toward Woodland Park, then south on the main trail toward Kelly Road. At Kelly Road we’ll take a right and run until South Woodland Drive, back to […]

Back in Kali for Tuesday’s Group Run

Sun’s Out, Guns Out!  We are meeting at the Beacon office, 5:30pm for tonight’s group run. From the Beacon, we’ll make our way to Conrad Cemetery via Woodland Park. This is a 6 mile loop but if you don’t feel like going the full 6, feel free to turn around whenever. After the run, we’ll […]

Lion Mountain Whitefish Group Run

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

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

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

Tuesday Group Run – “Africa” North Shore Beach Run

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

City Beach – Group Run in Whitefish

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

Group Run: Tuesday in Kalispell

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

Feels Like Spring

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

Whitefish Group Run: Armory Park

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

We’re Running! And it’s Lexi’s last week in town!

Good morning Flathead friends. Enough snow for you? I hope you’re out there playing safe in the snow, or at least tolerating it enough to get through the day. At any rate, want to run tonight? Yesssss! We’re doing a mellow and safe run down to Woodland Park before we kiss our dear friend Lexi […]

Go Katies!

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

To Lone Pine State Park via Rails to Trails

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

Whitefish Thursdays: Depot Park

Good morning Whitefish group run pals! Tonight we’re running on the bike paths around the center of Whitefish. We’ll meet at Depot Park at 6 p.m. and take off from there. This is a pretty flat, all paved, mellow, almost four-mile run. It is great for strollers, walkers and those gearing up for the Two […]

Kelly Road Loop in Kalispell

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

City Beach: Here We Come

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 […]

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

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 […]

New Route, Old Friends

Hey Thursday, we see you and we’re talking about three things. 1. A Thursday morning run? Yep, we’re doing that again. Meet at Whitefish City Beach at 6:45 a.m. for  a quick five mile spin around town before work and the day.Here is the route: 2. Thursday night, we’re running  a new route. Meet us […]

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

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

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 […]

Easy 8 @ 8

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

Lion Mountain–See you tonight!

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

Whitefish Thursdays! New route & The Summit Classic

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

Thursday Run Club: Whitefish, Depot Park

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

Tuesday Run! Lawrence Park

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

Thursday Group Run: WAG Race Route

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

Tuesday group run on Rails to Trails, then to Brannigans.

On this beautiful Tuesday we’re back to the Beacon office for our 5:30 p.m. meeting time for our group run! We’ll be running toward the sun, west on the Rails to Trails toward Kila. (map below) This is one of my favorite runs from the office because it is beautiful, great for strollers, all abilities […]

Thursday Group Run: North Valley Hospital Treats!

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

Group Run Schedule for Kalispell

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

Running tonight in Whitefish!

Whitefish was such a hit last week, we’re making it a regular thing. See above, we are a happy group. It is supposed to be raining cats and dogs, but if there are still people wanting to run, we’re there. We aren’t going to run on trails, but meet out by North Valley Hospital (soccer fields) […]

New Route! We’re headed west to Rails to Trails.

Here is a new route that is out and back, but mostly on trails…Rails to Trails west of Kalispell. Be sure to be here by 5:30 p.m. and we’ll get started. This is a mellow run that is out and back, so if you’re not feeling like running the entire way just turn around at […]

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