Best Summer Marathons Around Bozeman

June 1st, 2018 by

If you are looking forward to getting out of the house and putting some miles on your feet this summer, a great way to do exactly that is by running a marathon or one of the many shorter races that the area. No, you don’t have to be a professional to enjoy all that running offers. Improvement to your health, happiness, and a general sense of well being can by yours, no matter how fast or slow you choose to run. Take a look at a few of the area marathons and running events, and set a goal for yourself this summer..

Tuesday Night Trail Series

A great way to get your feet wet in the world of running in the Bozeman area is by checking out the Tuesday Night Trail Series. This sequence of running events is brought to you courtesy of the Bozeman Running Co. and is the perfect way to experience the area as well as familiarizing yourself with the world of running. It is conducted the first Tuesday of each month and runs from May 1st through August 1st.

Bangtail Divide 38K

If you are looking for a way to challenge yourself even more on the trail, the Bangtail Divide 38K is sure to challenge even the most seasoned of runners. This 38 Km trail run brings you through the foothills of the Bridger Mountains and Crosscut Mountain Sports Center beginning at the Jim Bridger Lodge at the Bridger Bowl Ski Area. It will be conducted on July 21st of 2018 this year.

Bozeman Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

If you are looking for an opportunity to run a true marathon, a half marathon, or a 5k, then the Bozeman Marathon is right up your alley. This excellent, and local, opportunity is a great way to get out and mingle with others in the Bozeman area that share your love of running and the outdoors. The course runs through beautiful Gallatin Gateway Valley while crossing over rivers past farms and offers a beautiful and scenic view of the Bridger Mountain range. Finishing at historic Main Street, you will be greeted with refreshments, an awards ceremony, live music, and plenty of memories to take home with you. This year the Bozeman Marathon starts on September 8th and 9th: so be sure to mark your calendar.