Griz Glow Fun Run to Light up the Night

March 08, 2018

MISSOULA – Runner and walkers of all ages are invited to get their glow on during the sixth annual Griz Glow 5K Fun Run at 8 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the University of Montana Golf Course, located at 515 South Ave. E.

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 by noon March 16.

Participants are encouraged to wear whites and brights for the glow-in-the-dark themed event. Prerace festivities begin during check-in at 7 p.m. with free face-painting, a blacklight photo booth, music and dancing. Racers may purchase food and beverages from the Iron Griz restaurant until 9 p.m., and on-course entertainment will feature eight Glow Zones, including a noodle slip ‘n’ slide, blacklight tunnel and more.

This year’s Glow Zone hosts are Phi Delta Theta, the UM Circus Club, the Montana National Guard, Global Grizzlies, the UM Athletic Training Program, UM Advocates, UM Campus Recreation Intramural Sports and Orangetheory Fitness Missoula.

Proceeds from Griz Glow support UM’s Campus Recreation Youth Camps program. Funds raised help make Youth Camps one-of-a-kind experience and aid campers whose families cannot afford tuition. For more information on the program, visit

For more information on the Griz Glow Fun Run or to volunteer at the event, visit


Contact: Natalie Hiller-Claridge, senior assistant director of programs and development, UM Campus Recreation, 406-243-5295,