Park Board hears request to start Bear Paw Marathon this year

Planned inaugural event sidelined by COVID-19


Last updated 2/2/2021 at 12:16pm

The Hill County Park Board heard proposals for events and future projects at its monthly meeting Monday including a plan to revive the first local marathon.

Havre Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Julea Robbins asked the board for permission to hold a marathon beginning in Beaver Creek Park later this year.

She said the event was supposed to take place last year but it had to be canceled due to the pandemic, and, this year, the event will be run partially remotely for the same reason.

Robbins said out-of-state runners would have to participate virtually but locals will have the...

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