Billings, Montana – The Montana Women’s Run is donating money to women’s and children’s health and fitness organizations in the Billings community.
The money was raised at the 2021 Montana Women’s Run, which was held virtually this year because of COVID-19.
According to a press release from the Montana Women’s Run, the money will be distributed to the following programs and organizations that promote women’s and children’s health and fitness:
- YWCA, $28,000
- Billings Clinic Foundation, $26,000
- Rocky Mountain College Women’s Cross-Country and Track Scholarship Programs, $5,000
- MSU-Billings Women’s Cross-Country and Track Scholarship Programs, $5,000
- Billings YMCA, $18,000
- Montana Amateur Sports for Yellowstone Elementary School Cross Country Race and Big Sky Fit Kids, $8,000
With 200 participants, the event started in 1982. The virtual event for this year’s Montana Women’s Run drew over 4,600 participants from across the country. According to Montana Women’s Run, this is the largest race for women in Montana and one of the largest in the country.