Bridger Ridge Run, Bozeman Montana

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Bridger Ridge Run

The Bridger Ridge Run is a rigorous, cross-country, 20-mile race held each August in Bozeman, Montana, attracting 300 runners who enjoy a challenge with a view. Read More

  • Bridger Ridge Run is a rigorous 20-mile race held each August in Bozeman, Montana.
  • All first time runners are REQUIRED to attend a Course Orientation Meeting.
  • Racers should be prepared for unpredictable mountain weather conditions.
  • Racers need to bring their own snacks and water bottles/camelbacks.

Overview: The Bridger Ridge Run is only for the truly physically fit. Founded by Ed Anacker in 1985, this challenging race covers the rocky terrain of the Bridger Mountains and tests racers on its grueling 20-mile course, 6,800 feet of it climbing and 9,500 feet of it descending, with no clear trail.

When: The Bridger Ridge Run is held annually in August, and starts at 7 a.m. August 12th, 2017.

Where: Racers start out at Fairy Lake Trailhead which heads up Sacajawea Peak, and continues on the course ridge, north of Bozeman, Montana.

Fees: Typically there is an entry fee (non-transferable or refundable). Free for previous race winners.

Detail: All first time runners are REQUIRED to attend a Course Orientation Meeting. They also will need to bring their own snacks and water bottles/camelbacks to supplement the limited supplies at three official race aid stations. Racers should be prepared for unpredictable mountain weather conditions. Volunteer support is always appreciated by Big Sky Wind Drinkers, BRR Coordinator.

Find more details on the Bridger Ridge Run website.

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