Exciting news from Missoula. We're pleased to announce that Sarah Bowen Shea and Dimity McDowell of
Another Mother Runner
will be our featured speakers for the 2020 Missoula Marathon weekend of events. Sarah and Dimity have created a community of mothers (and others) who are trying to figure out how to manage including a fit, active and healthy lifestyle into all that life throws at us. We'll have more details to come on the full weekend program; but, rest assured - you won't want to miss out on meeting these BAMR's. (Want to learn more about Another Mother Runner and learn what a BAMR is? Click
Ready to come to Missoula but need to book a flight or a room? Check out the Missoula Marathon Travel & Lodging page by clicking
ou can find the airlines that travel to Missoula's Airport (airport code MSO); find a list of hotels that have provided room blocks for marathon weekend; find other hotels, resorts, campgrounds, vacation homes and more; and find info on how to plan your Treasure State Adventure. Check this site often as we'll keep it updated with day trip itineraries, partner deals and more.
Did you know that the Missoula Marathon (and Half Marathon) is considered one of the best races in the United States? Here's some of the recognition that we've earned over the last couple of years:
- 10 Bucket List Marathons You Should Run - Runner's World Magazine - 2018 & 2019
- The World's Best Marathons - Impact Magazine (Canada) - 2019
- #1 Marathon In The US - The BibRave 100 - 2017 & 2018
- Top 20 Half Marathon - The Bib Rave 100 - 2018
- Top 10 Race For Exceptional Race Management - The BibRave 100 - 2018
- Top 10 Race for Beautiful On-Course Scenery - The BibRave 100 - 2017 & 2018
- Top Marathon For Back-Of-The-Packers - Runner's World Magazine - 2017
We know that both the Marathon & Half Marathon have been named as Top 20 Finalists for 2019's
The BibRave 100
Final rankings will be announced at the Running Event in Austin, Texas on December 4th. For our past participants who nominated and voted for use in 2019 - thank you. For everyone else - come to Missoula in June 2020 and find out what you've been missing.
Still have questions about what's up with the Missoula Marathon? Check out our
Race Info/FAQ Page
Here you can find answers to most of the common queries that we receive. You can also learn more about each of our individual weekend events by going
. Still have questions after checking out the page - send us an email to
Excited to get registered for the Last Best Race in the Last Best Place? It's easy - just click
to go to our registration page.
Did you defer your entry from 2019 to 2020? If so, you'll need to register for the 2020 race. On October 1st, you should have received an email from both Tony Banovich (Race Director) and from RunSignUp with regards to your deferred/reserved entry. Please follow the link that was included in the RunSignUp email in order to complete your 2020 deferred registration. Still have questions - email us