2022 Whitefish Marathon, Half and 5K

Whitefish Marathon

On Saturday, May 21, 2022, starting at 8am, the Whitefish Marathon Half Marathon & 5k will take place starting and finishing Depot Park in Whitefish, Montana. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Wave Scholarship Fund. There will post race celebration at the Depot Park where participants can enjoy food and drinks including beers from local breweries. 

Whitefish Marathon

2022 Whitefish Marathon, Half and 5K Details

  • RACE DATE AND TIME: Saturday, May 21, 2022 @ 8 AM (all races)
  • START/FINISH LOCATION: Depot Park in Whitefish, Montana
  • DISTANCE: 26.2 miles, Boston Qualifier
  • CUT OFF TIME: The marathon has a course limit of 6.5 hours. All runners and walkers must be off the course by 2:30 PM
  • ENTRY FEE/REGISTRATION: Prices are listed on the Registration Page
    • Registration includes:
      • Whitefish Marathon t-shirt
      • Medal for all official finishers
      • Fluids, food, and sanitary facilities on the course
      • Celebration at the finish with food and drink for all runners
      • Day pass for The Wave Aquatics & Fitness Center
        • race bib is your day pass
  • CHARITY: The Whitefish Marathon is hosted by The Wave and is supported by its many sponsors. 100% of proceeds will be donated to The Wave Scholarship Fund
  • THE COURSE: Boston Qualifying all-road, scenic course that starts and finishes at Depot Park in beautiful downtown Whitefish, MT
  • AID STATIONS: Water and HAMMER HEED are available approximately every 3 miles
    • HAMMER Gel provided at selected aid stations along the course. If you would like to train with these products, please contact HAMMER Nutrition at (406) 862-1877 or (800) 336-1977.
  • AWARDS CEREMONY: Begins at approximately 12 AM at Depot Park
    • Top Female and Top Male overall 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.
    • Top finishers for both genders in 10-year age divisions
  • POST-RACE CELEBRATION: Will be held near the finish in Depot Park in Whitefish
    • Participants can enjoy food, as well as drinks, including beers from local breweries
  • PACKET PICK-UP:
    • Friday, May 20 at 12pm – 6pm | Wave Aquatic Center, 1250 Baker Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937
    • Saturday, May 21 at 6:30am – 7:45am | Depot Park, 510 Railway St, Whitefish, MT 59937

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Sportsmans Expo 2022

Sportsmans Expo 2022

Are your bags packed and are your ready to go on your next adventure? The Sportsmans Expo 2022 is taking place this weekend, Friday through Sunday ( February 25-27, 2022) , at the Flathead County Fairgrounds & Trade Center. There are lots of exhibitors who are participating in the Sportsmans Expo 2022 including the North Valley Search and Rescue, Zink’s Big Sky Archery, Grizzly Bamboo Rods, Life Flight Network and Bow Buddy just to name a few. There will lots of contests and prizes for some lucky guests including $250 Gift Certificates to the Army Navy Daily, Door Prizes, Big Buck Contest, Trail Camera Contest, Fly Casting Contest, and many more. Plus, there will be lots of great guest activities even for the young guests like a Kid’s Fishing Pond and Lady Bug Face Painting. 

Sportsmans Expo 2022

Sportsmans Expo 2022 Details

Flathead County Fairgrounds Trade Center
February 25th 2022 11:00-6:00
​February 26th 2022 10:00-5:00
February 27th 2022 10:00-4:00

​Contact Us
Office: 406-892-7368
George Johnson: 406-261-1479
Dennis Johnson: 406-261-7368
email: ​contact@montanasportsmansexpo.com

Sportsmans Expo 2022 Admission: Adults $6.00, 12 & under Free
*Bring in a non-perishable food item from $1.00 off admission. Limit $1.00 off per person. Donations will go to the NW Montana Veteran’s Food Pantry.

Cash and cards only, no checks. There is an ATM available on site.

Click HERE to learn more about the Sportsmans Expo 2022. 

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Bigfork Montana Summer Pro Rodeo 2022

Bigfork Montana Summer Pro Rodeo 2022

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association & Bigfork Rodeo Committee presents the Bigfork Montana Summer Pro Rodeo July 5-8, 2022. 

Are you ready to have a great time at a professional rodeo? Well mark your calendars because the Bigfork Montana Summer Pro Rodeo 2022 is coming to Bigfork, Montana on July 5-8, 2022. The Bigfork Montana Summer Pro Rodeo 2022 will take place at the Bigfork Rodeo Grounds.

Bigfork Montana Summer Pro Rodeo 2022 Details

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association & Bigfork Rodeo Committee presents the Bigfork Montana Summer Pro Rodeo for 4 nights Tuesday – Friday July 5-8, 2022. All events gates open at 5pm. Show starts at 7pm. Food Vendors. Kids Area. Free Parking. Live Music. Pro Rodeo. Get your tickets – HERE.

Bigfork Montana Summer Pro Rodeo 2022
Photo by Jackie Jensen Photography for Bigfork Summer Rodeo

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS: RED | WHITE | BLUE Sections

Adults (18+) General Admission: WHITE $20. RED $30. BLUE $40 Kids (7-17) General Admission: WHITE $10. Kids (6 under) Free WHITE. General admission seating will be in the expanded general bleacher seating and any open grass area including hill or open general admission standing areas around arena. Red, White and Blue ticketing bleacher sections will be painted colors and those ticketing sections are first come first serve based on ticket purchase. Kids ticket pricing is in white bleacher section only otherwise standard ticket pricing.

RED: Lower bleachers outside sections.

BLUE: Front center arena lower bleachers sections.

WHITE: Upper bleachers and north bleachers any open grass area including hill or open general admission standing areas around arena.

VIP TICKETS:

Adults (18+) VIP: $75. Kids (All) VIP: $40. VIP area will include table seating for all attendees, all access in VIP tent, one ticket to BBQ line, all you can eat taco bar, free beer provided by Coors, two wine tickets or craft beer tickets per adult attendee 21+, free bottle water and sodas and a meet and greet with cowboys and stock before and after performance. (VIP Tickets are very limited to 250 Adults and 50 Kids which will sell out quickly.)

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3rd Annual Women, Wine and Wrestling

3rd Annual Women, Wine and Wrestling

The 3rd Annual Women, Wine and Wrestling is coming to town on February 17, 2022, starting at 7:30pm at the Kalispell Wrestling Club located at 1896 Airport Road. Grab your girlfriends, coworkers and anyone else who may enjoy a fun evening. Guests are invited to connect, unwind and learn more about the sport of wrestling including the rules, scoring and more.

3rd Annual Women, Wine and Wrestling

3rd Annual Women, Wine and Wrestling Details

Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022

Time: 7:30pm

Location: Kalispell Wrestling Club

Event Information (CLICK HERE)

About Kalispell Wrestling Club

As the only year-round, non-affiliated wrestling program, Kalispell Wrestling Club is committed to providing the finest coaching, wrestling and youth development program in the Flathead Valley!  It is our strong belief that wrestling builds character, teaches kids how to overcome obstacles, handle their emotions, respect authority, the importance of being a good teammate, and that success has to be earned through hard work and determination.  As a multifaceted club, we promote and support all three styles of wrestling; Folk-style, Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling.  Encouraging participation in local, state, regional and national championships allows our athletes of all ages, size, gender and skill level to increase their competition experience, improve their wrestling talents and enhance their confidence level, while developing vital life-long skills such as leadership, teamwork, integrity and sportsmanship.  Ultimately, it is our intent to become the best local club in Montana through generating well-rounded wrestlers, utilizing our program as a foundation to high-school, college and national programs.  Through our training, our wrestlers will be ready for tomorrow’s challenges! Opportunities range from a 6 week Little Guy season to year round practices to joining the traveling team.  No matter which level you pursue, you will find no better program to develop your skills. Learn more – HERE.

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2021 Whitefish Turkey Trot

2021 Whitefish Turkey Trot

Do you want to earn you turkey dinner and do a good deed?  The 2021 Whitefish Turkey Trot will take place on Thursday, November 25, 2021,  starting at 9am at 251 Flathead Avenue in Whitefish. Participants are invited to sign up early, but even if you cannot participate in the run, donations will be still be accepted in any form to the food bank. 

2021 Whitefish Turkey Trot

This 2021 Whitefish Turkey Trot is organized to support the North Valley Food bank whose mission is to build food security and to strengthen communities. In preparation for Thanksgiving, perishable items are needed including Fresh and frozen turkeys, turkey breasts, stuffing, cranberry sauce, canned green beans, brown sugar, sugar, flour, holiday spices, salt and pepper, pie filling, boxed pie crust, gravy mix, dehydrated potatoes, canned yams, fresh potatoes, yams and butter. All participants are encouraged to make donations to the Food Bank. 

2021 Whitefish Turkey Trot Details

The 2021 Whitefish Turkey Trot registration is $10.00 per runner and it will increase to $15 on November 24, 2021. If you are interested in signing up or event to learn more about volunteering – click HERE – for more information. 

PLACE
251 Flathead Ave
Whitefish, MT US 59937
 
AGE DIVISIONS
0-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
 
COURSE MAP – CLICK HERE
 

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4th Annual Harvest Havoc

4th Annual Harvest Havoc

On your marks…Get Set…Come on out to the 4th Annual Harvest Havoc presented by Action Rentals. This event will take place at the Kokomos’ ATV Park -6235 Highway 93 North (Mile Marker 141.5) about 11 miles north of Whitefish, and 7 miles south of Olney. Participants will get to have some fun a MX-style twisty jumpy track. Action Rentals will bring ATV (four-wheelers), UTV, Tough Truck, and Motorcycle bouts for adults. For children 6 to 17 years old, Action Rentals will bring ATV (four-wheeler). New this year is that the group is inviting children’s motorcycle racers too.  Learn more – HERE

“Let’s get spooky with some costume contests and prizes! Remember to dress yourself and your racer for the chance to win Best Of Show!!”

4th Annual Harvest Havoc

4th Annual Harvest Havoc Details

Race Registration
Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m and end at 12:00 p.m Sharp! Racing begins at 1:00 pm

Race Registration Fees:

Adults (18+): $50 per driver, per class

Jr’s (13 – 17 yrs): $10

Kids (12 and under) Free

There will be food vendors and a beer garden provided on site. Please refrain from bringing coolers. Please do not bring your fur babies to this event. We would hate to see them harmed or lost in the surrounding woods. Thanks for your understanding.

Pit Passes:

Must be with a driver to obtain. No exceptions. Drivers your Pit Crew may consist of 2 Crew Members. Pit Passes are $15 for each person. MUST BE 18 OR Older to be in pit except and only during the time of youth races, youth will have to clear the pit after each youth race. If you have special considerations or needs, please contact us directly to discuss.

 

There will be 3 ways to review and register:

1) Online Form and payment

2) Email request and return: Send an email to info@actionarentalsmt.com to get the registration information, rules and regs and all updates to the event.

3) In-person on race day.

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Whitefish Trail Legacy Run

Whitefish Trail Legacy Run

Do you think you are ready for the 50K Mountain Ultra? Maybe a 5k, 10k or family run is more you style? Good news, the Whitefish Trail Legacy run will take place October 2-3, 2021. On Saturday, the 50K Mountain Ultra will take place starting in Depot Park, climbing to the summit of Big Mountain and finishing in downtown Whitefish. On Sunday, there will be half marathon, 10K, 5K and family run that will take runners through Whitefish Trail in Beaver Lakes. 

Whitefish Trail Legacy Run 2

Whitefish Trail Legacy Run Details

50K MOUNTAIN RUN

The 50k Mountain Run course will start and finish in Depot Park in downtown Whitefish. Runners will climb to the summit of Big Mountain via the Whitefish Trail in Haskill, Whitefish Mountain Resort trails, and Flathead National Forest trails. Of the 31 mile course, approximately 25 miles is on natural surface, single-track trails and 6 miles is on paved roads and bike paths leaving and re-entering the City of Whitefish. The lollipop/loop section at Flathead National Forest** and Whitefish Mountain Resort is approximately 16 miles in length. Runners will utilize 5.5 miles of the Whitefish Trail in both directions to access Flathead National Forest and Whitefish Mountain Resort. See the approximate race course map. Total elevation gain is approximately 6,000 feet. We will provide a detailed map and GPS file for the race course, once it is finalized.

Event Date: Saturday October 2, 2021
Start Time: 7:00am MDT
End Time: 5:00pm MDT
Registration Limit: 77 spots left.
Price: $100.00 Race Fee + $7.30 Sign Up Fee
Registration: Registration ends October 1, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT

HALF MARATHON
Sunday, October 3rd -Brought to you by Whitefish Therapy and Sport Center, the Half Marathon will explore protected lands and scenic lakes in the Beaver Lakes area of the Whitefish Trail. Starting at the Whitefish Bike Retreat, runners will explore 100% single track around Rainbow Lake, Woods Lake, Dollar Lake, Little Beaver Lake. The half marathon course has a total elevation gain of around 2,000 feet. Final course and start times subject to change.
Event Date: Sunday October 3, 2021
Start Time: 10:00am MDT
End Time: 2:00pm MDT
Registration Limit: 53 spots left.
Price: $80.00 Race Fee + $6.14 Sign Up Fee
Registration: Registration ends October 2, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT

10K
Sunday October 3rd – The 10k will start and finish at the Whitefish Bike Retreat and will take runners to the shore of Beaver Lake on the Whitefish Trail. This course has some sections of dirt roads. Total elevation gain for the 10k is around 750 feet. Final course and start times subject to change.
Event Date: Sunday October 3, 2021
Start Time: 10:30am MDT
End Time: 2:00pm MDT
Registration Limit: 6 spots left.
Price: $45.00 Race Fee + $4.11 Sign Up Fee
Registration: Registration ends October 2, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT

5K+
Sunday October 3rd – The 5k+ will start and end at the Whitefish Bike Retreat and will explore single-track on the South Beaver loop. This course is slightly longer than 5k at ~3.4 miles. Elevation gain for the 5k+ is approximately 500 feet. Final course and start times subject to change.
Event Date: Sunday October 3, 2021
Start Time: 10:45am MDT
End Time: 2:00pm MDT
Registration Limit: 27 spots left.
Price: $30.00 Race Fee + $3.24 Sign Up Fee
Registration: Registration ends October 2, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT

FAMILY FUN RUN
Sunday October 3rd – The family-fun run will start and end at the Whitefish Bike Retreat, exploring the Whitefish Trail and dirt forest access roads. This elevation gain for this 2-mile loop is approximately 250 feet. Final course and start times subject to change.
Event Date: Sunday October 3, 2021
Start Time: 11:00am MDT
End Time: 2:00pm MDT
Registration Limit: Sorry! This event is full.
Price: $15.00 Race Fee + $2.37 Sign Up Fee
Registration: Registration ends October 3, 2021 at 9:00am MDT

Learn more – HERE

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Hard Knocks

Hard Knocks

Are you ready to RUMBLE?

On Friday, September 25, 2021, at the Northwest Montana Fairgrounds Trade Center Building, Hard Knocks Fight Night will take place and the doors open at 6pm. Jaime Miranda, Kenny Guzman, Timothy Dick and Jeremy Grilley will all be in the ring. General admission for Hard Knocks if $20 and $25 at the door.  This is sure to be an event not to miss!

“We have a great line up including some of the best in the Northwest!” ~ Hard Knocks Boxing

Hard Knocks

Hard Knocks Fight Promotions

Hard Knocks Fight Promotions is teaming up with Nxt Gen Entertainment to put together a first class night of Professional Boxing! On September 25th at Flathead County Fairgrounds Jaime Miranda will headline a stacked card in a 6 round Main Event. Timothy Dick will make his professional debut in the featured bout. Other local pros including Kenny Guzman and Jeremy Grilley will also be bringing their talent to the ring. Learn more about the fighters and the event – HERE

If you are interested in sponsoring the event or reserving a VIP table you can call Monty at 406-565-3744 or Jesse at 406-260-7245. Don’t miss out on the great Hard Knocks Fights that are back to the Flathead Valley.

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