Montana Spartan Race 2018
Try obstacle racing at its toughest at the Montana Spartan Sprint. From beginner trail racers and mud run participants to hardcore warriors, tough guys and marathon runners, they all come out to test themselves on the insane obstacle races! Ninety-nine percent of all people who try this event will finish, and 100 percent will have their thirst for mud & trail racing fully satisfied!
May 5, 2018 — The grueling Spartan Beast, 12+ miles, 30+ obstacles
May 6, 2018 — The challenging Spartan Sprint, 3+ miles and 20+ obstacles
May 5 & 6, 2018 — Spartan Kids Race, 1/2 – 1 mile
Register today, early registration discounts available. www.spartanrace.com
Bigfork Whitewater Festival 2018
Don’t miss the 43nd Annual Bigfork Whitewater Festival. Participants come from around the world to compete in the festival that features extreme whitewater action and community-oriented fun. Spectators have front row seats for the event, with a scenic nature trail paralleling the north side of the Swan River. The last mile of the river is known as the “Wild Mile” a class IV section of whitewater.
The Herron Half: half marathon, 10K and 5K
June 3, 2018, 8 a.m.
Join Foy’s to Blacktail Trails for the annual Herron Half. Test your limits at Herron Park on the Half Marathon (13.1), 10K or 5K courses. These races are 100% on dirt and take some grit! More info at Run Flathead.
Glacier Half Marathon
Challenge yourself at the Glacier Half Marathon while enjoying the beautiful scenery around Glacier National Park. The course runs along the east border of the park and is part of the National Park Half Marathon Series.
Don’t miss this 2018 event and sign up today! Glacier Half Marathon
2018 Montana Dragon Boat Festival
Join the fun at Montana’s 6th annual Dragon Boat Festival as teams from Montana, across the U.S. and Canada compete. Watch teams consisting of 20 paddlers, a steerer and a drummer race to the finish in 46-foot-long Hong Kong-style boats. See it here.
New this year is the Rocky Mountain Championship (RMC), an race division showcasing top dragon boat teams competing for the RMC medal.
Enjoy live music, children’s activities and a Made-in-Montana vendor fair. Food and beverage vendors will be onsite.
Don’t miss this free event on Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River. The festival is expected to attract 3,000 spectators and 2,000 racers, drawing visitors from the Pacific Northwest and Canada, where the sport of Dragon Boat Racing has become increasingly popular.