Governor’s Cup Half Marathon

The Governor’s Cup 5K

The Governor’s Cup 5K course starts in downtown Helena near the Holter Museum on Cruse Avenue and finishes on the Capital City’s historic Last Chance Gulch, where gold was first discovered in 1864. The challenging course features stunning views of Mount Helena, the State Capitol and other historic sites in the Capital City.

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Packet Pickup

Friday, June 7: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at DoubleTree by Hilton Helena Downtown.

Saturday, June 8: Out-of-town runners can pick up their packets the morning of race day from 8:45-9:45 a.m. at the Holter Museum of Art, which is right next to the 5K starting line.

Start Time

The Governor’s Cup 5K will start at 10 a.m. in downtown Helena near the Holter Museum on Cruse Avenue.

Important Rules

Starting Line-Up: All participants are asked to line up according to their anticipated finishing times. Slower runners, please start toward the end of the line to allow elite racers a smooth start.

Facilities: Portable restrooms will be located at the start, finish and along the 5K course.

Water Stations: Water stations are available throughout the course. We highly encourage all participants to hydrate before, during, and after the race.

Important Rules

Dogs, bicycles, skateboards, and roller blades are not allowed on the courses. Watch for vehicles on the road at all times.

Baby joggers are allowed, but we ask that participants using a jogger start toward the back.