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Whitefish Marathon

May 18, 2024

Whitefish, MT

Get ready to hit the scenic streets of Whitefish, Montana, for a marathon that's as fresh as the mountain air! The Whitefish Marathon on May 18, 2024, promises a wild run through stunning landscapes, where you'll be chasing your personal best and maybe even spotting a real-life "whitefish" along the way!
Get ready to hit the scenic streets of Whitefish, Montana, for a marathon that's as fresh as the mountain air! The Whitefish Marathon on May 18, 2024, promises a wild run through stunning landscapes, where you'll be chasing your personal best and maybe even spotting a real-life
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About The Whitefish Marathon

The Whitefish Marathon, set to take place on May 18, 2024, is the ultimate race for half marathon runners seeking an unforgettable experience. This esteemed event has gained significant recognition, being awarded the prestigious title of the 2021, 2022, and 2023 Road Runners Club of America Marathon State Championship. With over 1,000 runners registering each year since 2021, the Whitefish Marathon has solidified its position as one of the largest marathons in Montana.

The race commences with an electrifying Opening Ceremony, where participants from all distances – marathon, half marathon, and 5K – embark together from the picturesque Depot Park at 8:00 AM. All competitors unite along the first 13 miles of the course, providing an invigorating atmosphere for the marathoners as they branch off at mile 13. The city of Whitefish, nestled just outside the glorious Glacier National Park, offers a stunning backdrop of majestic mountains, ensuring breathtaking views for runners throughout their journey.

Whitefish, recently hailed as one of TripAdvisor’s top-50 small towns to explore, offers an array of attractions for participants to enjoy. With a strategic course design that commences and concludes at Depot Park, runners can revel in the city’s charm and hospitality. Since 2021, the Whitefish Marathon has attracted participants from over 30 states, transforming into what can only be described as a “runcation” for avid runners seeking unbeatable scenic vistas at every turn.

The weather in May is expected to be pleasantly mild, creating ideal running conditions for participants. As the temperatures begin to rise, the pristine mountain air envelops runners, encouraging them to push their limits against the stunning backdrop of the Montana wilderness.

Join us for the Whitefish Marathon and immerse yourself in this remarkable experience. Soak up the unbeatable charm of Whitefish, indulge in special rates from our hotel partners, and explore the wonders of Big Mountain Resort and Glacier National Park. Running this marathon will undoubtedly leave you with unforgettable memories and a sense of accomplishment. We can’t wait to welcome you to Whitefish – get ready for the run of a lifetime!

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