Running & Hiking

Running the trail on Mt. Sentinel


Interested in running for UM? Check out our teams:

Run Wild Missoula is a local business that promotes & supports running and walking for people of all ages & abilities. With over 1,600 members, they offer races, group runs, track workouts, seminars & more. Check their website for upcoming events, and for information about the Missoula Marathon.

  • For members, they offer a weekly Saturday Breakfast Club Run, geared towards everyone from beginners to advanced, and offer free breakfast afterward. 
  • The last Wednesday of every month they host a Last Wednesday Beer Run (must be 21 or older to participate).
  • Tuesday Track is held at the University of Montana track, at 6 p.m., at Dornblaser Stadium, early spring through September. 


You don't even have to leave campus to hike the most iconic trail in Missoula - "the M" trail on Mount Sentinel. Hiking the M is a rite of passage for all new Missoulians. Check out these links for other great trails in and around our community: