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Articles with the Tag: running race

Briefs for Oct. 10, 2018

Lake County candidate forum on tap in Ronan RONAN —Lake County Democrats and Republican Women are hosting a candidate forum at the Ronan Community Center on Wednesday, Oct. 10, beginning at 6 p.m. with a meet and greet. Refreshments will be provided. Local candidates for county commissioner, house...

Good Old Time Good Old Time

ST. IGNATIUS – Bentley Slagle, 5, finished up the Good Old Days events on Saturday needing a nap and a bath after playing hard under the hot sun.  He said he ran around the Good Old Day’s Park and played games, saw a couple cute dogs, climbed a rock wall, which was scary at first, and got...

School support School support

About 300 runners gathered under cloudy skies on Saturday morning to stretch their legs and kick off the spring season in Arlee during the Buttercup run. The popular event is held each year to benefit the Friends of Arlee School, a non-profit group that provides mini-grants to teachers and awards scholars...

Buttercup Run is April 21

ARLEE – The Buttercup Run is on Saturday, April 21 at the Arlee High School with a one-mile fun run, 5K walk/run, 10K walk/run and a half marathon. Race day packet pickup starts at 9 a.m. The event raises funds for scholarships and mini grants to help Arlee school teachers with supplies. Janet McGahan ...

Runners lace up for Ultimate Viking Challenge Runners lace up for Ultimate Viking Challenge

CHARLO – Although Saturday’s weather may have been more conducive for an activity like curling up with a good book and a mug of cocoa, for a few in Charlo, a brisk country run benefiting a worthy cause was more their cup of tea. Some 80 runners, most donning purple shirts, participated in the ...

Runners undeterred by slush and snow Runners undeterred by slush and snow

POLSON – Nearly 100 runners defied the elements left behind by a particularly crotchety Old Man Winter during the fifth annual “Sorry ‘Bout That” half marathon on Saturday afternoon. The roughly 13-mile-long counter clockwise loop started at the Mission Valley Aquatic Center with r...

Gravy Train Gravy Train

Before filling up on the culinary onslaught of Thanksgiving dinner, nearly 140 runners laced up their running shoes for the 10th annual Turkey Trot 5K that started near the intersection of US Highway 93 and State Highway 35. “The race went really well and everything went smooth at registration,&rdqu...

Ackerlund captures Polson Triathlon title Ackerlund captures Polson Triathlon title

POLSON – This weekend saw a little more than 50 competitors take part in the 6th annual Polson Triathlon, delivering personal bests, incredible personal experiences and a new course record set at the Olympic distance race. Twenty-one-year-old Helena-native and University of Montana senior, Erika Ack...

Polson Mud Run a sloppy success Polson Mud Run a sloppy success

POLSON – Competitors covered in muck and mire ran, crawled, climbed and splashed their way around a specially created mud obstacle course last Saturday during the fourth annual Polson Mud Run. A little more than 100 adventurous souls battled the muddy terrain raising cash to help support the after s...

Race to support school brings in the sharks Race to support school brings in the sharks

ARLEE – Teachers are able to buy much needed school supplies including a few sharks thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Friends of Arlee School. The group organized what might be the 16th consecutive Buttercup Run on Saturday, April 15. The race was established in 1992, but it took a hiatus for...

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