Bear Tooth Pass Road Run

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Beartooth Run

The Beartooth Run is an annual race that allows participants to compete in either a 4.2 or 8.4 mile course along the switchbacks of Montana’s infamous Beartooth Pass.

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Organization: Headwaters Events
Date: 07/09/2016 update info
Time: 8:30:00 AM - 1:00:00 PM
Event Cost: $40-$50
Venue: Beartooth Pass in Red Lodge,MT
Event Details:

The Beartooth Run is a 5K and 10K course at 10,000-ft elevation on the top of the scenic Beartooth Pass. "10K at 10K" course showcases some of the best in the Beartooth Cooridor - including Line Creek Plateau, the prominent Bear's Tooth and glacial cirques and clear alpine lakes. Along with its amazing vistas, this course is all above 10,000 feet, making it one of the highest road races in the United States. Runners can choose between a 5K and 10K distance.

  • The Beartooth Run is an intense race along the switchbacks of the Beartooth Pass
  • Race begins 14 miles south of Red Lodge
  • There’s a 4.2 and 8.2 mile course
  • Registration fee is $40 and free for kids 15 and under
  • The Beartooth Run takes place in late August

Overview: Each August, runners participate in the Beartooth Run, an intense 4.2 or 8.2 race along the Beartooth Pass, south of Red Lodge. This intense race is famous for its 2,000 foot climb and breathtaking views of the Beartooth Mountains.

When: The Beartooth Run typically takes place in July, and registration begins in May.

Where: The 8.2 mile course begins 14 miles south of town on Highway 212 at the Parkside Campground. The 4.2 mile run begins on the second switchback of the Beartooth Pass, half-way up the mountain.

Fee: The early registration fee in $40 ($65 late registration). Kids 15 and under participate for free. The registration fee includes a t-shirt and refreshments.

Details: Typically, there are only 300 spots, so make sure you register as early as possible. The day prior to the Run, participants can pick-up race packets, as well as register if they haven’t already. During the day of the event, the race begins around 7:00 am. After the race, awards are given and there is a special dinner offered. Find more information on their website.

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