$10 – $45

4th Annual Gorilla Grunt: 1 Mile or 5K Fun Run or Walk

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Woodland Park Pavilion

Woodland Park Drive

Kalispell, MT 59901

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ATTENTION: The Gorilla Grunt has been postponed to Saturday, May 6th due to unsafe trail conditions. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you can still run with us that day! Please contact Erin at pmpg@sbgmontana.com for any questions or concerns. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

1 Mile Fun Run or Walk for All Ages (Race starts at 1 PM) Attention Kids: Try to catch the Green Gorilla before it catches you!

5K "Lucky Loops Course" for Adults & Teens only (Race starts at 2 PM)

Race Packet Pick-Up:

Friday, March 17th from 5 PM to 7 PM at Straight Blast Gym in Kalispell (30 4th St East behind Wheat Montana).

Day-of-Race Registration & Bib Pick-Up:

Starts at 11 AM at Registration Tent next to large pavilion. Add $5 to all ticket prices.

Race Location: Use N Woodland Park Rd or Waterpark Entrance & head to the big pavilion at Woodland Park.

Free Parking Available: Lots Available surrounding the Waterpark. Please follow signs and attendants.


What should I wear?

GREEN, GREEN AND MORE GREEN! Dress in layers and be prepared for all types of weather. Good footwear is a must as the trails will be uneven and potentially icy.

Can I bring my dog?

You can bring your dog to the park, but they can not participate in the race or be on trail, sorry!

Is there an age limit to enter the event?

We encourage you to bring the whole family, big and small, but please keep children supervised at all times. No childcare is provided at the event, but there are 2 playgrounds, lots of space to frolick, and fun music to keep the kids entertained. We encourage Adults and Teens only to participate in the 5K Race, but if you're confident your child can keep up with you on trail, bring 'em along!

What are my parking options getting to the event?

Free Parking is available (but limited) at the Woodland Waterpark Parking Lot. Over-flow parking is available along Shady Glen Lane & surrounding the park.

What can/can't I bring to the Gorilla Grunt?

Absolutely no alcohol, drugs or weapons.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Erin at pmpg@sbgmontana.com with any questions or concerns.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, please email Erin at pmpg@sbgmontana.com with your name and the person's name you would like to transfer to. Please include their email address, age, gender, and race distance to make the appropriate race packet changes. NO REFUNDS.

What if the Gorilla Grunt is CANCELLED due to severe weather?

Unfortunately we do not currently have an alternate date set for the run because of park policy. However, if there is a nasty storm approaching within 72 hours of the race, we will determine a future race date no later than 1 PM on Wednesday, March 15th and email every one to alert them of the change. NO REFUNDS.

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Kalispell, MT 59901

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