The 9th Annual Light the Way 5k at the Fort Missoula Regional Park, December 22nd at 6:00pm Kids FREE Fun Run with Santa at 6:15pm! See below for details.
This festive evening run features festive lights around the course, holiday music, and a warming fire. Christmas cookies & hot cocoa served at the finish!
The "Early Bird" Fee: $22 (October 30th through November 30th)
The "Rest of Us" Fee: $27 (December 1st through December 14th)
The "Procrastinator" Fee: $32 (December 15th through Friday, December 21st)
The "11th Hour" Fee (Also Known As Race Day Registration): $35 - Only available at Fort Missoula Regional Park on Saturday, December 22nd from 4:45pm-5:45pm, if spots are still available.
Friday, December 21st: Runner's Edge basement from 3pm-6pm Saturday, December 22nd: Fort Missoula Regional Park from 4:45pm-5:45pm.
WHAT DO YOU RECEIVE? Each participant will a wearable light. We highly encourage you to wear your lights during the run! And any other time you are running in the dark for safety. Oh yeah, and let's not forget the hot chocolate, Christmas cookies, live band, glow-sticks, bonfire and a special appearance by Santa and even Mrs. Claus.
PARKING Parking for Fort Missoula Regional Park is located on the South side of the soccer fields. There is plenty of parking, but carpooling is still awesome!
STAY BRIGHT & SAFE We strongly encourage the use of headlamps, flashlights and any other awesome, festive item you can find to light your way. Please have fun with your running outfit! Wear your best (or worst!) Holiday attire for this race. We also encourage the use of traction devices on your running shoes. We may have rain, ice, snow, all three or none of the above. Be prepared for all types of weather conditions.
COURSE DESCRIPTION This year the Light the Way 5k will be held at Fort Missoula Regional Park. Start and finish will be at the Bella Vista Pavillion and utilize the paths laid out through the park, even if they are under snow!
ARE WE GETTING TIMED? Yes! Chip timing for Light the Way 5k will be done by Competitive Timing. Don't worry though, this is still the same family-friendly, fun-run that you've come to love, but with immediate and accurate results.
FUN RUN Have your children run with Santa at 5:45pm for this FREE kids fun run before the start of the 5k. No need to sign up! Please meet by the 5k Start Line at 5:40pm.
OH YEAH, AND LET'S NOT FORGET... Limit 350 participants. We’re sorry, but no refunds for this race. Running a race in December in Montana is a gamble with the weather. We appreciate you gambling with us!
Questions? Want to Volunteer? Just want to chat? Please contact Race Director, Forrest Boughner (email@example.com)