Glacier Nordic Club Readies for 31st Big Mountain Run

By Beacon Staff

On Saturday, Aug. 10, at 10 a.m., the Glacier Nordic Club will hold its 31st annual Big Mountain Run.

The race will start at the Danny On Trailhead at Whitefish Mountain Resort and end at the summit, a 3.8 mile course. Runners will compete for the titles King and Queen and Prince and Princess of the Mountain. Dogs, with a runner, will compete for Dam and Sire of the Mountain. Hikers are welcome.

All runners finishing the course in a time less than their age (women – age plus 10 minutes) qualify for the birthday club and get a cupcake. All registered runners (except dogs) receive a free ride back to the base. The cost is $15 per individual, $30 per family, $8 juniors (16 and under). For a registration form visit Race day registration will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Danny On Trailhead. The proceeds benefit the non-profit Glacier Nordic Ski Team’s programs for youth.

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