• Detailed Competititon

    Friday (9/02/16):

    12-2:45PM | Vertical Kilometer Packet Pickup in Big Sky Resort Base Area
    12-1:45PM | VK Drop Bag drop off to be taken to the finish line
    3:00PM| Lone Peak Vertical Kilometer start
    6:15 PM | Vertical Kilometer Course is closed
    7:00 PM | VK Awards Ceremony in the Big Sky Base Area
    12:00PM-6:00 PM | Rut Merchandise for sale at Big Sky Resort at Lone Peak Pavilion at base of Swiftcurrent Lift.
    12:00 PM-6:00PM | Rut 11K, 28K and 50K runner packet pick-up at Big Sky Resort at Lone Peak Pavilion at base of Swiftcurrent Lift.
    6:15-6:45 PM| 28K Optional pre-race runners meeting at Big Sky Resort at Lone Peak Pavilion at base of Swiftcurrent Lift. We will discuss course conditions and weather and answer any lingering questions runner’s may have.

    Saturday (9/03/16):

    6:30-7:45 AM |28K Packet Pick Up
    8:00 AM| Wave 1 28K start
    8:05 AM | Wave 2 28K start
    8:10 AM | Wave 3 28K start
    11 AM-4PM | Post race hot lunch for 28K Runners in Whiskey Jacks bar and grill.
    10 AM- 6PM | 11K / 50K Packet Pick Up
    10:00 AM-6:00 PM | Rut Merchandise for sale at Big Sky Resort at Lone Peak Pavilion at base of Swiftcurrent Lift.
    4:15 PM | 28K Course Closed
    4:30 PM | 2nd Annual Rut Runts Run 1K
    5:00 PM | 28K Awards Ceremony in Big Sky Base Area
    6:00PM| 50K Optional pre-race runners meeting at Big Sky Resort at Lone Peak Pavilion at base of Swiftcurrent Lift. We will discuss course conditions and weather and answer any lingering questions runner’s may have.

    Sunday (9/04/16):

    5:00-5:45 am | 50K packet pick-up
    5:00-5:45 am | Drop bag drop off @ Lone Peak Pavilion near start line.
    6:00 am | Wave 1 50K Race Start @ Big Sky Resort Base Area
    6:05 am| Wave 2 50K Race Start @ Big Sky Resort Base
    6:10 am| Wave 3 50K Race Start @ Big Sky Resort Base Area
    6:30 am-7:45 am| 11K packet pick-up @ Big Sky Resort Base Area near Swiftcurrent lift base.
    8:00 am | Wave 1 11 K Race Start @ Big Sky Resort Base Area near Swiftcurrent lift base.
    8:05 am | Wave 2 11 K Race Start @ Big Sky Resort Base Area
    8:10 am | Wave 3 11 K Race Start @ Big Sky Resort Base Area
    11:00 am| 11K Awards Ceremony in Big Sky Base Area
    11AM-6:30 pm| Post Race hot meal in Whiskey Jacks bar and grill for 11K and 50K Runners.
    12-6:30 pm | We are excited to have our presenting sponsor Sapphire PTof Missoula, MT offering FREE post race massages near the race finish line for Rut runners on race day!
    6:30 pm | 50K Course officially closed
    6:30-7:00 pm | 50K Awards Ceremony @ Big Sky Resort Base Area near Swiftcurrent lift base.
    8:00 pm-2:00 am | Post Rut party! Details will be announced closer to race weekend.

    Monday (9/05/16):

    Happy Labor Day!
    Sleep in! Then go check out the Big Sky Resort Basecamp activities including 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.

    Big Sky Maps

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