The Rut VK, 12K, 50K
Friday, September 12, 2014 through Saturday, September 13, 2014
9 AM | Lone Peak Vertical Kilometer start
TBD | 50K and 12K runner packet pick-up at Big Sky Resort.
TBD | 50K Optional pre-race runners meeting at Big Sky Resort. We will discuss course conditions and weather and answer any lingering questions runner's may have.
5:00-5:45 am | 50K Participant Mandatory Check-in/packet pick-up
5:00-5:45 am | Drop bag drop off @ Huntley Dining Room
6:00 am | 50K Race Start @ Big Sky Resort Plaza Center
6:30 am-7:45 am | 12K packet pick-up and runner check-in @ Huntley Dining Room
8:00 am | 12 K Race Start in Big Sky Base Area
11:00 am | 12K Race Awards in Big Sky Base Area
6:00 pm | 50K Course officially closed
12-6:30 pm | Post Race BBQ for 12K and 50K Runners (Spectators can also buy a meal for $15.)
Post Race | We are excited to have our presenting sponsor Sapphire PT of Missoula, MT offering FREE post race massages for rut runners on race day!
Check out the Big Sky Resort Basecamp activities including zipline, scenic lift rides, Lone Peak Expedition, or the Solace Spa and Salon.
Or take a trip to Yellowstone National Park, which is only an hour away!
The Rut 50K race details here.
The Rut 12K race details here.
Vertical K race details here.
Spectators are welcome. Spectator information can be found here.
Online registration is now open. Please register online at runtherut.com.
For the best rates register by April 15, 2014.
Call Big Sky Central Reservations at 1-800-548-4486 and ask for the "Rut" promotion or book online now. These deals are close to 50% off of normal lodging prices for these quality hotels. It's worth noting they are only a short walk, stumble or crawl from the race start and finish line:
Huntley Lodge: $135/night includes breakfast
Summit Hotel: 2-queen $185/night includes breakfast
Summit Hotel: studio $165/night includes breakfast
Shoshone: One bedroom condo-$235/night
Big Horn: 3 bedroom condo-$345/night
Village Center Studios: $165/night includes breakfast
**Lodging discounts valid September 4-18, 2014.