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Queen Bee Montana Marathon
May 19, 2024
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About The Queen Bee Montana Marathon
The Queen Bee Montana Marathon is an exhilarating half marathon race that will take place on May 19, 2024, in the beautiful city of Billings, MT. This highly anticipated event is in its 44th year, and it is renowned for its fast and picturesque course, which also serves as a Boston qualifier.
The first ten miles of the race will treat the participants to stunning views of rolling green hills, creating a serene and calming atmosphere. As the race progresses, the real adventure begins, with a descent that spans 16 miles and results in a thrilling loss of 1,000 vertical feet.
While the race is named Queen Bee, it is certainly not limited to female runners. Everyone is encouraged to join the challenge and earn their QB wings as they speed along the Buffalo Trail and maneuver through the Molt hogbacks. All races will conclude at Pioneer Park, where participants can indulge in a lively expo, enjoy refreshments, groove to uplifting music, and even win exciting door prizes and awards.
To amplify the excitement, the marathon has been chosen as the Montana State Championship Race by the Road Runners Club of America in 2023, guaranteeing additional recognition and accolades from the RRCA.
Billings MT, known as the “Magic City,” boasts a vibrant atmosphere and countless attractions to explore. The city’s warm and welcoming community will be cheering on runners and ensuring a memorable experience for everyone involved.
As for the weather, May in Billings is typically pleasant, offering mild temperatures that are perfect for a long-distance race.
Join us at the Queen Bee Montana Marathon, where you’ll earn stunning finisher medals, compete for age group and overall awards, and relish an unforgettable journey through the heart of Billings. Prepare to stay, race, eat, and explore in this incredible city. Lace up your running shoes and let’s fly with the hive to create unforgettable memories!