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Road Running News

March 2022

Join Us This Month!

Shamrock Run


Sunday, March 13 at 1:00pm

Pioneer Park (map)

Get warmed up for the 2022 Shamrock Run. It will be a good way to celebrate St. Patty's Day. A 5K and kids 1 mile are being offered. It's not too late to sign up...just click the link below. Snacks and pint glasses will await you at the end of the race. Top finishers in each age bracket will be awarded prizes. See you in your best green running gear.
Register for Shamrock Run

Montana Women's Marathon March Events



Please join us for all of our fun events in March!
  1. First Friday, downtown Billings, March 4th, 5-7pm at the DBA office, 116 N. 29th St. We will have a wheel to spin for prizes, and some snacks.
  2. Pint Night at the Last Chance Cider Mill on Montana Avenue, Wednesday, March 9th, 4-8pm. Inform your server that you are there in support of the Montana Women’s Run, and they will give the proceeds to the Women’s Run for the Billings YWCA. Come on over after the Wednesday night run! We’ll have the wheel there too, to spin for prizes.
  3. The great St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday, March 12th. Dress in fun St. Patrick’s attire and walk with us and our “really big shoe.” The parade starts at 11am near Granite Tower downtown. We don’t know yet just where we will be staging, so just look for the shoe.
And be sure to register for the Race, May 7th. Run or walk either 2 miles or 5 miles through downtown Billings. Check out our website, www.womensrun.org. And we need volunteers for the Race too!
You can contact us by email at info@womensrun.org.
Thanks so much for your support! Looking forward to seeing you at one or all of these fun events!
Ekkie Wedul
 

Weekly Club Runs


Our regular Wednesday night routes continue at 6:00pm. The 5th Wednesday - March 30th - will be at The Divide. Saturday mornings start at the YMCA at 7:00am. Learn More

Save the Dates - Trail Cleanups

The Rimrunners maintain the paved trail off of 24th St W. Planned clean up dates for 2022 are Sundays at 1:00pm. More details provided closer to the date. Hope to see you there!

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Club News

President's Notes

by Dave Coppock

Welcome to March, everyone! That was quite a February, weather wise. Shorts and t-shirts one day and 5 layers of clothes another. I know lots of us were running through all conditions as well as on treadmills, Pelotons, rowing machines, or whatever will get them through the winter. That said, we did manage to have a great Froze Noze Run/Biathlon on Super Bowl Sunday. A special thanks goes out to Dan and Nancy Hillman for organizing the event, which included a 5k run, followed by a line of bowling to improve your time. The best part was the weather, which might have been one of the best days we’ve had for that event!

Coming up in March, the Rimrunners will host the 41st running of the Shamrock Run, Sunday, March 13 starting at Pioneer Park. This year we’re back LIVE after going virtual for the past two years due to COVID. We’re hoping for a big field this year. The date also happens to be the start of Daylight Savings Time, so come out to the run and as they say, Spring Ahead!

Froze Nose was Biathlon Fun

Organized by Dan and Nancy Hillman, the Froze Nose was great fun. Participants did their speediest 5K run before hitting the bowling lanes. The incentive was to bowl your best score in order to take time off your running. Check out the trophy winner and pro bowlers below.

New Race and Event Calendar

Check out our new race and event calendar on the website! You'll find a link to upcoming races located within 100 miles of Billings including Laurel, Red Lodge, Hardin, and northern Wyoming. You will also find a list of all Rim Runner events including group runs, holiday runs, and other fun events.
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