Sunday, July 15, 2018

Missoula Half Marathon

Missoula, Montana

Sunday, July 15, 2018

On Sunday, July 15, 2018 I race walked the Missoula Half Marathon in Missoula, Montana.  It was a nice day for the race as the temperature varied from 53 to 69 degrees with sunny skies and no wind.  The course was a point to point journey over paved roads that started in the outskirts of Missoula and finished in the downtown.  The course for the most part was flat; however, there was some gentile up and down in the first three miles.  The roads for the most part were closed to traffic and police officers controlled traffic at key intersections.  Water/Powerade stations were located every 1 to 1.5 miles and were manned by plenty of friendly efficient volunteers taking care of the needs of the 3137 finishers in the half marathon and 1034 finishers in the full marathon.  This event has been held for 12 years and I have done 8 of them- 2 marathons and 6 half marathons.  The event has always been very well organized and fun to do,

 The Exposition

Before The Race

Some Entertainment Along The Course

After The Race

National Bison Range, Montana
July 15, 2018