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2015 – 2016 Fall/Winter Fun Runs & Races

Winter is no excuse to stop running! Running with a group keeps you motivated and helps get you out of bed on those chilly mornings. Check out our winter fun runs below. Remember, fun runs are always free and open to the public! Please note, we cannot allow dogs due to insurance regulations.



Back to Bridger

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

5 distances to choose from, all ending at Bridger Bowl parking lot.

  • 17.5 Miles − start time 9:00 AM, start location Elks Club at 205 Haggerty Lane
  • 12.5 Miles − start time 9:30 AM, start location Sawmill Gulch & Kelly Canyon Road
  • 10 Miles − start time 9:50 AM, start location Kelly Canyon Road & Bridger Canyon
  • 7 Miles − start time 10:10 AM, start location Bridger Canyon & Jackson Creek
  • 3 Miles − start time 10:30 AM, start location 2.5 miles south of Bridger Bowl Road

Finish line closes at 12:30 PM, please choose a distance that you can finish by 12:30 PM. You are responsible for your own transportation to start line and/or back from Bridger Bowl. BSWD does not provide any transportation, please plan accordingly.


Halloween Costume Run

Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Meet at 9:00 AM at the corner of Grant & 11th (parking lot near MSU Fieldhouse). 1.1, 3.0, 5.4 mile routes available. Come dressed for the occasion!


Jim Banks Turkey Trot Prediction Run

Saturday, November 7, 2015

1.3, 2.7 or 4.4 mile courses in the Spirit Hills neighborhood. This is a no watch/prediction run. The closest runner to their predicted time in each distance wins a turkey! Raffle determines additional turkey winners. Start at 9:00 AM at Foothills Fellowship church (corner of Springhill Rd. and Sentinel Dr.)


Bon Appetite Run

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Meet at the Elks Club (205 Haggerty Lane) at 9:00 AM. Run any distance, any route you would like. Group will decide where to meet for breakfast afterward. Untimed, unsupported.


Huffing for Stuffing
Thursday, November 26, 2015

Hungry to run on Thanksgiving Day? Come see what the Huff is about and join our 7th annual fundraiser event! 5k & 10k races, Kids’ Run, and Untimed 5k Fun Run/Walk for people who prefer to ease into the holiday. All events start & finish at the Museum of the Rockies. Prizes for runners who “Smoke the Turkey” in the 5k! All participants and volunteers receive a micro-fiber race shirt and cornucopia of fun! Terrific awards again this year. Entry fee is $20 except for the Kids’ Run which is FREE with food donation! Everyone can bring non-perishable donations. Proceeds benefit the Gallatin Valley Food Bank; our six-year cumulative donation is $142,700! Huffing ofr Stuffing is about community support, family and fun; runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome. Register online at Active.com or download a registration form at www.huffingforstuffing.com. Race day registration opens at 7:00 a.m. and costs $25. See website for more details. To contact the race directory, email huffingforstuffing@yahoo.com or call 406-599-6283. Don’t want to run or walk? We’d love to have you volunteer! 200+ volunteers are needed in a variety of roles to make this a success!


Jingle Bell Jog

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Approximately 1, 3, and 5 mile routes. 9:00 AM start at the new GVLT office space at 212 South Wallace, Suite 102 (the old Harrington’s Used Furniture warehouse). Raffle & cookie potluck to follow, so be sure to bring your favorite holiday treat to share!


BSWD Fat Ass 50K

Saturday January 2, 2016

50K (one 5K loop at a time). 9:00 AM. Headwaters Park Start in the parking lot by the restrooms. If it is below 0° the run will take place the following Saturday. Run as many 5Ks as you want (or the weather allows) with road & trail options available. Self timed; if you finish after 3:00 pm, you will need to report your time to the club. Free hot and cold drinks. Free entry. Free company. Top five entrants get free entry next year.


34th Froze Nose Fun Run

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

5.4, 3, 1.1 mi, 9:00 AM, MSU Grant & 11th. Courses go out along Kagy, the furthest going through the Cherry subdivision. Get a handicap time for the March run and see if you can improve enough to win!


35th Handicapped Fun Run

Saturday, March 5, 2016

5, 3, 1.1 mi, MSU Grant & 11th. Courses go out along Kagy, the furthest going through the Cherry subdivision. Start according to your handicap. Handicaps will be determined for those individuals who participated in the Froze Nose Run in February.  Those who did not run in the Froze Nose will have starting times as follows:  5 Miles – 9:20am   3.0 Miles – 9:30 am   1.1 Miles – 9:45 am.

If you plan on running the same distance at the Handicap Run as at the Froze Nose Fun Run, we will post your start times here. If you ran 5 miles but only want to run 3 this time, then start at the “New Runner” time for your new distance.


34th Back from Bridger

Saturday, April 16, 2016

17.5, 12.5, 9.7, 7 & 3 miles 9:00 AM, Bridger Bowl. The run starts at the Bridger Bowl parking lot. Sign up starts at 8:30. The courses follow Bridger Canyon drive and Kelly Canyon road.

  • The 3 mile course ends 2.5 miles from the Bridger Bowl entrance
  • The 7 mile run ends at Jackson Creek Road & Bridger Canyon
  • The 10 mile run ends at Kelly Canyon & Bridger Canyon
  • The 12.5 run ends at Sawmill Road on Kelly Canyon road
  • The 17.5 mile course ends at the Elks Club (Former Sports and Courts) on Haggerty Lane in Bozeman

The finish line closes at 12:30. Water will be provided at the finish of each distance. You will need your own transportation back to the start.



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