Light Up the Night at Griz Glow Fun Run on April 8

April 03, 2017

MISSOULA – Runners and walkers of all ages are invited to take part in the 2017 Griz Glow 5K fun run at 8:45 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at the University of Montana Golf Course, located at 515 South Ave. E.

Participants are encouraged to dress in whites and brights for the glow-in-the-dark-themed event. Prerace festivities begin when race check-in opens at 7:30 p.m. with free face-painting, a black-light photo booth, music and OULA. The Iron Griz restaurant will be serving beverages before the race and on-course entertainment will include local band The Ghost Peppers, as well as glow zones featuring fire-twirling and hooping compliments of the UM Circus Club. 

Registration costs $35 and participants receive glowsticks and LED bracelets and necklaces at check-in. Visit for more information and to register.

Proceeds from Griz Glow 5K provide scholarships for children attending UM’s Campus Recreation Youth Camps, which are designed to foster children’s sense of autonomy while exploring all forms of recreation. For more information about Campus Recreation Youth Camps, visit or call 406-243-5295.


Contact: UM Campus Recreation, 406-243-5295,