Event Information

Road Race

Dates

  • Event:
  • Saturday, July 18, 2020

Start Times

Please refer to the Race Schedule page for more information.

Other Info

 2020 Entry Form

 2020 Sport Information


Location

Rivers Edge Lots
East Lauralee Lane
Off Thiel Road
(1/4 mile south of Laurel)


State Games of America

To view the State Games of America Qualifier Information please click here.

Entry Fees

1/2 Marathon:
(Until July 1)
$30/participant
5K/10K Race:
(Until July 1)
$25/race
1/2 Marathon:
(After July 1)
$40/participant
5K/10K Race:
(After July 1)
$35/race
 Online Entry Deadline: July 15
 Guaranteed T-Shirt Deadline: July 1

    additional $4 processing fee for each online and paper transaction

Event Photos

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Rivers Edge Lots
Laurel, MT 59044

Event Sponsored by:

****Special Notice****

THIS EVENT WILL BE OUTSIDE
Participants' t-shirt will be available at event site

    General Guidelines
  1. Do not compete or spectate if you are sick; stay home and out of public places.
  2. Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer before and after competing and/or spectating at an event.
  3. Maintain 6’ physical distancing while spectating.
  4. Some events by their nature do not allow physical distancing; understand the inherent risks of entering this event.
  5. Spectators must wear a mask. Please bring your own.
  6. Bring your own water.

Commissioners

Special Information

**REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO 250 PARTICIPANTS**

Race will be a staggered start in waves.

Please refer to the Race Schedule page for more information.

USATF Information

The 5K and 10K will also serve as the USA Track and Field and Masters Association Championships. The top athletes that are USATF members by July 18, 2020 will be recognized as Montana Association Champions. Age groups are 18-40 (open) and in 5 year increments 41-100 (masters). USATF membership may be obtained at www.usatf.org. USATF awards will be mailed after the race. BSSG medals will be handed out at a to be determine location.

Registration

DO NOT MAIL YOUR ENTRY FORMS AFTER Friday, July 10. After July 10, register online or take entry to the Big Sky State Games Office. NO ONSITE REGISTRATION.

Race Number/Packet Pickup

BIB NUMBER PICKUP: Area participants MUST pick up their bib number/race packet Friday, July 17, at Daylis Stadium - near West Gate Entrance (5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.). Race day pickup is available for out of area athletes ONLY. Bibs worn on the front of shirt.

AWARDS: There will be NO printing race timing finisher’s tickets or on-site award distribution. Results will be available at competitivetiming.com. All 1-3 place finishers can pick up their medals Sunday, July 19, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., at Amend Park. Out of area finishers will be mailed placement medals.

Other Information
  • The visible possession or use by athletes of video or audio devices will not be permitted during the races.
  • No DOGS!
  • All runners must finish by 10:00 am.
  • **Due to extreme weather conditions in July, participants must understand the risk of running in the heat and run at their own risk**
Event Cancellation

The Race Commissioner reserves the right to modify, change, or cancel the Road Race for weather and/or safety conditions.

Courses

Half-marathon Run

The Start & Finish are located just off Thiel Road about ¼ mile east of HWY 212, on East Lauralee Lane. The race is run from there on Thiel Road/River Road going east with the turn-around almost to Duck Creek Road. The course is slightly rolling hills, winding along the Yellowstone River, 6.5 miles + 71 1/4 yards out, and the same distance back.

10K Run

The Start & Finish are located just off Thiel Road about ¼ mile east of HWY 212, on East Lauralee Lane. The race is run from there on Thiel Road/River Road going east 3.1 miles out and 3.1 miles back, on slightly rolling hills winding along the Yellowstone River.

5K Run

The Start & Finish are located just off Thiel Road about ¼ mile east of HWY 212, on East Lauralee Lane. The race is run from there on Thiel Road/River Road 1.55 miles out and 1.55 mile back, on a mostly flat course along the Yellowstone River.

*NEW* Race Site

Road races are entirely on paved roads. Start & finish on East Lauralee Lane off Theil Road (River Road) 1/4 mile south of Laurel. On the south bank of the Yellowstone River: exit 434 (Laurel) off I-90 and drive south over the river.

PLEASE PARK YOUR CARS AT THE START OF THE RACE!, on East Lauralee Lane not on Thiel Road.

*Limited water stops available - we encourage all participants to bring their own water!

Staggered Start Information

    Download Road Race Map
Schedule of Events

Runners will be assigned a wave/staggered start time

Race Start Time Special Information
Half Marathon Waves 7:00 am
10K Waves 7:30 am
5K Wave #1 7:45 am under 10 minute mile
5K Wave #2 7:50 am Recreational runners
5K Wave #3 7:55 am Mostly walking