Half Marathon

  • Race Type Half Marathon

    The Whitefish Marathon is continuing to evolve and grow.  The new, all-road course in 2019 gives runners spectacular views of beautiful Montana. The race starts in the heart of Whitefish at Depot Park. From there, it continues to follow roads along the edges of Glacier National Park, giving participants amazing mountain views throughout the race.


    Saturday, May 11, 2019


    8:00 a.m. NOTE: all races start together at 8:00 a.m.

  • Start

    Depot Park in Whitefish, MT

  • Finish

    Depot Park in Whitefish, MT

  • Distance   13.1 miles
  • Entry Fee   $65 through April 30; $70 May 1-9
  • Registration   Registration includes:
    • Water and Coffee provided by Traders Coffee
    •  Whitefish Half Marathon finishers shirt
    • Medallion for all official finishers
    • Fluids, foods and sanitary facilities on the course
    • Celebration at finish with food and drink for all runners
    • Day pass for  The Wave Aqua & Fitness Center
  • Charity   The Whitefish Marathon is hosted by The Wave and is supported by its many sponsors. 100% of race entry fees will be donated to  The Wave Scholarship Fund .

    New, all road, scenic course this year starting and finishing at Depot Park in beautiful Whitefish, MT.

  • AID STATIONS Water and sports drink are available approximately every 3 miles. Hammer Gel and orange slices provided at selected aid stations along the course.
    If you would like to train with these products, please contact Hammer Nutrition
    at (406) 862-1877 or (800) 336-1977.

    • AWARDS Ceremony to begin at approximately noon at Depot Park
      • Top Female and Top Male overall
      • Other Awards presented 3 deep for both genders in 10-year age divisions
    • POST-RACE CELEBRATION The post-race party will be held near the finish in Depot Park in Whitefish. Participants can enjoy delicious barbecue donated by Piggyback Barbecue, as well as drinks, including beers from local breweries. The party is free to all runners participating in the marathon or half marathon and only $5 per person for friends and family.
      • Friday, May 10
        10am - 4pm Wave Aquatic Center, 1250 Baker Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937
      • Saturday, May 11
        6 - 7am Depot Park, 510 Railway St, Whitefish, MT 59937
    • Looking for more information? Visit our  Frequently Asked Questions  page.