Griz Glow Fun Run Lights Up the Night April 13

April 03, 2019

MISSOULA – Runners and walkers of all ages are invited to get their glow on during the seventh annual Griz Glow 5K Fun Run at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the University of Montana Golf Course.

Registration costs $30, and children 10 and under are free. Participants will receive a race T-shirt, a reflective race number and LED bracelets and necklaces at check-in. Register online at http://bit.ly/2I6NIUq by noon April 13.

Participants are encouraged to wear whites and brights for the glow-in-the-dark themed event. Prerace festivities begin during check-in at 7:30 p.m. with free face painting and a blacklight photo booth. Racers may purchase food and beverages from the Iron Griz restaurant until 9 p.m. or hot dogs, hot cocoa and other beverages at the Iron Griz booth on the patio.

On-course entertainment will feature Glow Zones, including a glow pit, glow tunnel and more. This year’s Glow Zone hosts include Kappa Kappa Gamma, the Montana National Guard and UM Athletic Training.

Run proceeds support UM’s Campus Recreation Youth Camps program. Funds raised help make youth camps a one-of-a-kind experience and aid campers whose families cannot afford tuition. For more information on the program, visit http://www.umt.edu/crec/YouthCamps/.   For more information on the Griz Glow Fun Run or to volunteer at the event, visit http://www.umt.edu/grizglow/.

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Contact: Andi Armstrong, assistant director of operations and marketing, UM Campus Recreation, 406-243-2806, andrea.armstrong@mso.umt.edu.