Light the Way 5k

Sat December 17, 2022 Missoula, MT 59804 US Directions

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3401-3499 South Ave W
Missoula, MT US 59804


The 2022 Light the Way 5k and free 1/2 Mile Kid's Run will take place at the Fort Missoula Regional Park on Saturday, December 17th, 2022.

This festive evening run features colorful lights around the course, holiday music, and a warming fire. Christmas cookies & hot cocoa served at the finish!


  • October 25th - November 30th: $25
  • December 1st - December 17th (Race Day): $30


Saturday, December 17th (Race Day)

  • 10:00AM - 2:00PM: Race Day Packet Pick Up in the Runner's Edge Basement 
  • 4:45PM-5:45PM: Race Day Packet Pick Up at Fort Missoula Regional Park
  • 5:30PM: Kid's Half Mile Fun Run (Free)
  • 6:00PM: Light the Way 5k Start 
  • 7:00PM: Ugly Sweater Contest 
  • 6:15PM - 7:30PM: Post race celebration!

Runners Receive

  • A 5k course lined with luminaires
  • Finish line cookies, candy canes, and cocoa
  • Meet and take photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus
  • Ugly Sweater Contest
  • Custom Race Bib
  • Chip timing
  • A chance to celebrate the holiday season with friends, family, and the Missoula running community!


Parking for Fort Missoula Regional Park is located on the South side of the soccer fields. Click here for directions.

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