Montana Marathons

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Missoula Marathon
 
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Missoula, MT
July 15, 2018

Race Vitals

Participants: 1,000
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: 400 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 1.75
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

The Missoula Marathon course is flat, fast, USATF certified, and a Boston Qualifier! It's a point-to-point race beginning with a scenic route through the countryside and finishing in historic downtown Missoula. There's one significant hill at mile 13 (150'), otherwise it's flat and fast.

Bozeman Marathon
 
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Bozeman, MT
September 10, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 175
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: 575 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.00
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

The Marathon and Half Marathon courses run though beautiful Gallatin Gateway Valley crossing over rivers, running by farms, with the Bridger Mountain range in the background. The end of the race will finish on historic Main Street in Bozeman Montana. Refreshments, live music, and awards will take place at the finish area at the conclusion of the race. The Bozeman Marathon is also a Boston Marathon qualifier!

Governor's Cup Marathon
 
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Helena, MT
June 09, 2018

Race Vitals

Participants: 120
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: 850 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 2.50
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

The Governor’s Cup marathon course is a USATF certified Boston Marathon qualifier and is home to the fastest male and female marathon time ever registered in Montana. The course is a point-to-point race from Marysville to Helena and is staged in the picturesque backdrop of the Treasure State's capital city and its surrounding countryside.

Montana Marathon
 
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Billings, MT
September 17, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 100
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: 225 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 0.50
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

The Montana Marathon is a point-to-point course from Molt to Pioneer Park in Billings. The course has 1000' of downhill running starting at mile 11. Very fast course.

Mainly Marathons
 
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Baker, MT
September 11, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 75
Course Layout: Out & Back
Elevation Gain: 0 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 1.00
Surface: Hybrid (50/50 Mix)
Certified: No

This marathon is part of Mainly Marathons' "Center of the Nation Marathon Series" (6 marathons; 6 states; 6 days). The course is 14 laps of a 1.85 mile out&back on Lake Baker. It's very flat and consists of some gravel, some pavement, and some concrete sidewalk.

Two Bear Marathon
 
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Whitefish, MT
September 10, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 75
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: 1,200 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 3.50
Surface: Hybrid (50/50 Mix)
Certified: No
A point-to-point race taking tours of many of the lakes in and around Whitefish. This is a challenging course with the first half on dirt roads/trails; the second half is paved. Watch out for the initial 1.5-mile 300' hill. Runners will enjoy the last 5 miles though as they are mostly downhill or flat.
Madison Marathon
 
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Ennis, MT
June 02, 2018

Race Vitals

Participants: 50
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: 1,400 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 3.25
Surface: Mostly Trail/Not-Paved
Certified: No

A point-to-point race starting near Black Butte Mountain (9,200' ASL) and finishing in Clover Meadows. The course is on Gravelly Range Road (dirt/gravel) and includes one 500' climb (miles 2 - 4.5) and two other 250' climbs (at miles 13 & 22).

Big Sky Marathon
 
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Ennis, MT
July 23, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 40
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: 300 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 0.00
Surface: Hybrid (50/50 Mix)
Certified: No

The Big Sky Marathon is coined as the "Second Longest Downhill Road Marathon on Planet Earth." The race starts in the Beaverhead Deerlodge National Forest (8,500' ASL) and descends 3,500' downhill to Ennis (5,000' ASL). The course is roughly 50% paved and 50% gravel road.

Frank Newman Marathon
 
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Bozeman, MT
May 27, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 15
Course Layout: Point-to-Point
Elevation Gain: 1,000 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 3.00
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: No

The Frank Newman Marathon is a point-to-point race which starts on Bridger Canyon Road and proceeds to Jackson Creek, Old Highway 10, and finishes in Livingston. The course starts at 5,600' ASL and ends at 4,500' ASL, with 1,000' of elevation gain in the first half. And perhaps the best part of the race is the price: only $3!

Nitty Gritty Off-Road Marathon
 
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Red Lodge, MT
September 16, 2017

Race Vitals

Participants: 2
Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 3,500 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 4.25
Surface: Mostly Trail/Not-Paved
Certified: No

This off-road marathon promises to be one nitty, gritty marathon with 14.7 miles of climbing (3,400-feet of elevation gain) all on dirt roads and single track trails. Held at Red Lodge Mountain Resort, it's a six-lap 'lollipop' course with a punishing 500'+ of elevation gain per lap.

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Difficulty Rating

Race Navigator created the Difficulty Rating scale to help runners quickly compare the difficulty between marathon courses. The scale is 0.0 to 5.0 with 0.0 being the easiest and 5.0 being the most difficult. A further explanation is below:

Rating Course Description
0 to 1 These courses are mostly downhill and very fast – excellent for PR/BQ’s.
1 to 2 A rating of “1” means the course is flat; closer to “2” you can expect small hills.
2 to 3 The course has moderate hills.
3 to 4 The course has substantial hills.
4 to 5 Very difficult course usually with technical terrain.