SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY – September 3, 2021 (Subject to Change)

  • 10:00 AM-11:45 AM | Vertical Kilometer Packet Pickup in Big Sky Resort Base Area (Photo ID required to pick up bib)
  • 12:00 AM-6:00 PM | Rut Runt Run, 11K, 28K & 50K runner packet pick-up at Big Sky Resort at Lone Peak Pavilion at the base of Swiftcurrent Lift. (Photo ID required to pick up bib)
  • 10:00 AM-6:00 PM | Rut merchandise for sale at Big Sky Resort at Lone Peak Pavilion at the base of Swiftcurrent Lift.
  • 10:00 AM-11:30 AM | VK Drop Bag drop off to be taken to the finish line
  • 12:00 PM | Lone Peak Vertical Kilometer mass start (Race start time subject to change)
  • 2:30 PM | Vertical Kilometer course is closed
  • 3:00 PM | VK awards ceremony in the Big Sky Base Area
  • 5:00 PM | Shake out run with The North Face Athletes.  More info coming soon.
  • 6:15-6:45 PM | 28K optional pre-race runners meeting at Big Sky Resort in Rut Start/Finish Area. We will discuss course conditions and weather and answer any lingering questions runners may have.

SATURDAY – September 4, 2021 (Subject to change)

  • 6:30 AM-7:45 AM | 28K Packet Pick Up (Photo ID required to pick up bib)
  • 8:00 AM | Swiftcurrent and Ramcharger lift opens to the public (must have scenic lift ticket)
  • 8:00 AM | 28K start (Race start time subject to change)
  • 10:00 AM | Shake out run with The North Face Athletes (More info coming soon)
  • 10:00 AM-6:00 PM | Runt Run, 11K & 50K Packet Pick Up (Photo ID required to pick up bib)
  • 10:00 AM-6:00 PM | Rut merchandise for sale at Big Sky Resort at Lone Peak Pavilion at the base of Swiftcurrent Lift.
  • 11:00 AM | First Male 28K Finisher arrives at Finish Line in Big Sky Resort Base Area.
  • 11:45 AM | First Female 28K Finisher arrives at Finish Line in Big Sky Resort Base Area.
  • 12:00 PM-4:30 PM | We are excited to have our presenting sponsor Sapphire PT of Missoula, MT offering FREE post-race massages near the race finish line for Rut runners on race day! (This is tentative and subject to change)
  • 4:30 PM | 28K course closed
  • 4:45 PM | Runts Run 1K in Big Sky Resort Base Area
  • 5:20 PM | 28K awards ceremony in Big Sky Resort Base Area
  • 6:00 PM | 50K optional pre-race runners meeting at Big Sky Resort in Rut Start/Finish area. We will discuss course conditions and weather and answer any lingering questions runners may have.
  • 7:00 PM | The North Face Speaker Series with Kaytlyn Gerbin

SUNDAY – September 5, 2021 (Subject to change)

  • 5:00 AM-5:45 AM | 50K & 11K packet pick-up (Photo ID required to pick up bib)
  • 5:00 AM-5:45 AM | 50K drop bag drop off @ Lone Peak Pavilion near the start line.
  • 6:00 AM | 50K Race Start  (Race start time subject to change)
  • 5:45 AM-6:45 AM | 11K packet pick-up @ Big Sky Resort Base Area near Swiftcurrent lift base. (Photo ID required to pick up bib)
  • N/A | Swiftcurrent Lift is under construction in 2021 and we’ll not open to the public.
  • TBD | Ramcharger Lift  opens to the public (must have scenic lift ticket)
  • 7:00 AM | 11 K Race Start (Race start time subject to change)
  • 7:45 AM | First Male 11K Finisher arrives at Finish Line in Big Sky Resort Base Area.
  • 7:55 PM | First Female 11K Finisher arrives at Finish Line in Big Sky Resort Base Area.
  • 9:30 AM | 11K awards Ceremony @ Big Sky Base Area
  • 11:30 AM | First Male 50K Finisher arrives at Finish Line in Big Sky Resort Base Area.
  • 12:45 PM | First Female 50K Finisher arrives at Finish Line in Big Sky Resort Base Area.
  • 12:00 PM-6:45 PM | We are excited to have our presenting sponsor Sapphire PT of Missoula, MT offering FREE post-race massages near the race finish line for Rut runners on race day! (This is subject to change).
  • 6:45 PM | 50K Course officially closed
  • 6:30 PM | 50K Awards Ceremony @ Big Sky Resort Base Area.
  • 8:00 PM-1:00 AM | Rut After Party TBD

MONDAY – September 6, 2021

  • Happy Labor Day!
  • Sleep in. Then go check out the Big Sky Resort Basecamp activities including a zipline, scenic lift rides, spas and more… Learn More Here
  • Or take a trip to Yellowstone National Park, which is only an hour away.

 

 

Area Maps

Below is a link to the Big Sky Resort Plaza Area and Mountain Village Maps, which should help you find your way around on race weekend. You will see on the ‘plaza area’ map where the Lone Peak Cafe is on the second floor of the Mountain Mall building.  Many of our weekends events will be based out of this location.

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