My first visit to Montana over 10 years ago is still vivid in my memory. Stepping off the plane in Kalispell, smelling that fresh mountain air, feeling the cool breezes in summer, and seeing the beauty of the mountains surrounding the valley hooked me. I started to travel around the state each visit so I could take in the views and really enjoy all the beauty the state has to offer.
One particular visit about 9 years ago, I drove from Portland, Oregon to Whitefish, Montana and passed through Missoula along the way. I was awed by the relatively flat land surrounded by steep mountains, the views were stunning. The convergence of several different mountain ranges; Rattlesnake, Bitteroot, Garnet Range, and Sapphire Mountain Range make Missoula a pretty unique place in the Northern Rockies.
Being an east coast gal, I have a deep appreciation for any place the dew point stays out of rain forest range and the heat of the day actually cools off overnight.
I hoped I am blessed with some of those cool morning temps on race day, but rain or shine I am going to enjoy every step where Lewis and Clark once travailed.
My favorite thing to do in a new town is take a good long walk or run in so I can really experience it. 13.1 is going to be the perfect way to take in all Missoula has to offer!
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