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Huffing For Stuffing Thanksgiving Day Run

Thursday, November 22, 2012 @ 8:00 AM (MST)
Museum of the Rockies 600 West Kagy Blvd BozemanMT  59717
Thursday, November 22, 2012 @ 8:00 AM (MST)
Museum of the Rockies 600 West Kagy Blvd BozemanMT  59717

About This Activity

Hungry to run on Thanksgiving Day? Come see what the Huff is about & join the 6th annual Huffing For Stuffing Thanksgiving Day Run! 5K & 10K races, Kids’ Run & Untimed 5K Fun Run/Walk for people who prefer to ease into the holiday. All events start/finish at the Museum of the Rockies. Prizes if you "Smoke the Turkey" in the 5K Race! All participants & volunteers receive a micro-fiber shirt & cornucopia of fun! Kids’ Run starts: 8:00am, 10K: 8:50am, 5K Race & Untimed 5K Fun Run/Walk: 9:15am.

Join your family, friends and co-workers to run as a Team! At least 5 people per team; no maximum. To register online, click on the yellow "Create a Team" button. Choose your team's name and select the other options. A team password for online registration is not required but is a good idea. Be sure to share the password with your teammates. After saving your Team's settings go back to register as a member and select your Team's name.

Team Prizes!

The winning teams of the 5K Race, 10K Race, and team with the most total members will each win their own private pizza party at Mountain Hot Tub!


Sign into or create your active.com account. Please click the yellow "Create your Team" button and create your team. Once your team has been created please return to this page and click on the green "Register Now" button and register for your team.


Click 'Register Now,' choose your category and select your team name from the drop down list to register.

Safety Rules

Headphones are discouraged but not prohibited. NO dogs, bicycles & rollerblades permitted. Participants with strollers are welcome and should start toward the back of the field for safety reasons.

Key features of HFS '12

1) Chip timing. 2) Untimed 5K Fun Run/Walk for participants who prefer to ease into the holiday. 3) Connector Trail will be groomed (packed down) if there is snowfall - thank you BSF! 4) Able to register as a team. 5) Packet Pickup & Event Expo will be at Best Western GranTree Inn (1325 N 7th Ave) 6) Women's fitted shirts (either style is optional).

Key Features (continued)

7) Two chances to enter to win a special prize drawing from our sponsors! A) Register online. B) Refer at least 2 people to register who have not run Huffing For Stuffing before. If you haven’t run with us before – refer yourself! More referrals means more chances to win! 8) Huffing For Stuffing is on Facebook. Like Us! facebook.com/huffingforstuffing

Directions to Museum of the Rockies

From Interstate 90: Take 19th Street (exit 305). Head south on 19th Street for 3.8 miles. Turn left (east) onto Kagy Blvd. Continue 0.5 miles to South 11th Street. Turn left (north) onto South 11th and make quick right into MSU Brick Breeden Fieldhouse parking lot. There will be heavy traffic arriving for the event. Arrive early to avoid delays!

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup will be held at the Best Western GranTree Inn (1325 North 7th Ave) on Tue (11/20) to Wed (11/21) from 11am - 7pm. Enjoy browsing our sponsors' terrific products and services at the Event Expo. Or, you can pick up your packet at Race Day Registration from 7:00 to 8:30am at the Museum of the Rockies. Come early!

Awards and Prizes

Beautiful hand-crafted pottery awards again this year for the speediest runners. 120 individual winners total! The winning teams of the 5K Race, 10K Race, and team with the most members will each win their own private pizza party at Mountain Hot Tub! Prizes for runners who Smoke the Turkey in the 5K. Finishers in the Kids' Run receive a special prize. Also, drawings for online registration, referring new people to Huffing For Stuffing and lots of raffle prizes. You're bound to win something!

Race Courses

5K, 10K & Kids' Run courses are the same as last year. If substantial snowfall, Bridger Ski Foundation will groom the Connector Trail in order to widen the trail and improve footing – thanks BSF! Volunteers will be at the start of the Connector Trail instructing slower participants to stay right, faster runners to pass on the left, and walkers to proceed single file in order to minimize the bottleneck. Check here for details: http://huffingforstuffing.com/race-courses/

Untimed 5K Fun Run/Walk

The Untimed 5K Fun Run/Walk is for runners and walkers who prefer to ease into the holiday while also supporting the Food Bank. Participants in the Untimed 5K Fun Run/Walk will start after the 5K race, as a courtesy to these participants who are racing. Please do not walk in the 10K event. The 10K course will be supported for 90 minutes (14 minute per mile pace). Patrollers on the 10K will sweep behind the last runners and cannot support walkers due to time constraints.

Chip Timing

5K & 10K races will be scored using the chip timing Chrono Track D-Tag system. All 5K & 10K race participants must wear both 1) the bib number pinned to the FRONT of your outer garment and 2) the paper D-tag timing chip attached to your shoelace. You will be timed only if you wear the assigned plastic chip on your shoe. The timing chips will not be collected afterward. Participants in the Untimed 5K Fun Run/Walk will receive an event bib number that must be worn on the outer garment.


Perhaps your family and friends don’t care to run or walk? Please encourage them to Volunteer. 200+ Volunteers are needed! All Volunteers receive the same micro-fiber race shirt, share in all the fun, and will be entered to win a terrific top-prize from our sponsors! See http://huffingforstuffing.com/volunteer or email hfsvolunteer@yahoo.com for more information.

Entry fee is $20 except Kids' Run is FREE with food donation. Please bring non-perishables! 100% of proceeds benefit the Gallatin Valley Food Bank. 5-year total = $97,200! HFS is about community, family & fun: runners & walkers are welcome. Download Registration Form: www.huffingforstuffing.com/register or register online here. Race day registration from 7:00 - 8:30am: $25. See website for details. Don't care to run or walk? Please Volunteer. 200+ Volunteers needed!


$20 Pre-Reg; $25 on Thanksgiving Day

Additional Date Information
Kids' Run: 8:00am; 10K: 8:50am; 5K 9:15am

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