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Results from Montana’s Oldest Road Race

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Race Date Race Conditions Distances Finishers
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 Dry, calm, sunny & 10 C 5.2 & 2.5 M 47
Wed, 11 Nov 2015 Few areas of ice on road, overcast, NW breeze & -4 C 5.2 & 2.5 M 32
Tues, 11 Nov 2014 Snow and ice on road, overcast, NNW wind & -19 C 5.2 & 2.5 M 34
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 Dry, calm, partly cloudy & 10 C 5.2 & 2.5 M 64
Sun, 11 Nov 2012 Ice-packed with areas of mulched snow; sunny with NW breeze, -8 C 5.2 & 2.5 M 46
Fri, 11 Nov 2011 Mostly sunny with SE breeze and temperature near 5 C 5.2 & 2.5 M 70
Thur, 11 Nov 2010 Overcast with tailing breeze and temperature hovering right at freezing point 5.2 & 2.5 M 83
Wed, 11 Nov 2009 “Near perfect” with no wind and just above freezing 5.2 & 2.5 M 79
Tues, 11 Nov 2008 Breezy and near freezing 5.2 & 2.5 M 60
Sun, 11 Nov 2007 “Ideal” with no wind and temperature near 5 C 5.2 & 2.5 M 59
Sat, 11 Nov 2006 Cool with a net head wind 5.2 & 2.5 M 81
Fri, 11 Nov 2005 “Near perfect” and just above freezing 5.2 & 2.5 M 85
Thur, 11 Nov 2004 “Perfect” with sun and temperature near 5 C 5.2 & 2.5 M 67
Tues, 11 Nov 2003 Just above freezing with a net head wind 5.2 & 2.5 M 77
Mon, 11 Nov 2002 “Ideal” and slightly above freezing 5.2 & 2.5 M 68
Sun, 11 Nov 2001 “Ideal” with sun and temperature near 5 C 5.2 & 2.5 M 82
Sat, 11 Nov 2000 Frigid (-10 ◦C) with snowy, icy streets 5.2 & 2.5 M 64
Thur, 11 Nov 1999 “Perfect weather” 5.2 & 2.5 M 85
Wed, 11 Nov 1998 “Cold and sloshy” 5.2 & 2.5 M 64
Tues, 11 Nov 1997 Sunny and near freezing point 5.2 & 2.5 M 68
Mon, 11 Nov 1996 “Pleasant,” overcast with temperature near 5 C 5.2 & 2.5 M 49
Sat, 11 Nov 1995 “Cool” but above freezing with trace “rain and snow” 5.2 & 2.5 M 41
Fri, 11 Nov 1994 “Dense fog and cool” 5.2 & 2.5 M 35
Thur, 11 Nov 1993 “Cold” (~0 C)  with dry roads 5.2 & 2.5 M 40
Wed, 11 Nov 1992 “Cool” (-5 C) with light snow showers 5.2 & 2.5 M 46
Mon, 11 Nov 1991 Slightly under freezing with dry roads 5.2 & 2.5 M 44
Sun, 11 Nov 1990 “Warm” (8 C) with a predominant “crossing wind” 5.2 & 2.5 M 45
Sat, 11 Nov 1989 Shorts weather (10 C) but “windy” 5.2 & 2.5 M 69
Fri, 11 Nov 1988 Freezing (-0 C) with a little slush and a net tailwind 5.2 & 2.5 M 65
Wed, 11 Nov 1987 Record-setting conditions with daily temp rising from -8 C to 10 C 5.2 & 2.5 M 74
Tues, 11 Nov 1986 “Bone-chilly temperatures” (-5 C) with 10 cm snow fall 5.2 & 2.5 M 49
Mon, 11 Nov 1985 Cold (-10 C) with snow skiff over accumulated ice patches 5.2 & 2.5 M 63
Sun, 11 Nov 1984 Dry with daily temp rising from -7 C to 5 C 4.5 & 2.5 M 72
Fri, 11 Nov 1983 Dry road; daily temp rising from 4 C to 10 C 4.5 & 2.5 M 80
Thur, 11 Nov 1982 “Breezy and cold,” never quite warming up to the freezing point 4.5 & 2.5 M 89
Wed, 11 Nov 1981 Dry with daily temp rising from -5 C to 12 C 4.5 & 2.5 M 99
Tues, 11 Nov 1980 Partly snow-packed streets with temps hovering around freezing 4.5 & 2.5 M 99
Sun, 11 Nov 1979 Dry with daily temp rising from -10 C to 0 C 4.5 & 2.5 M 52
Sat, 11 Nov 1978 Dry with “Bone-chilly temperatures” (-12 C) 5 & 2.5 M 51
Fri, 11 Nov 1977 Shorts-wearing weather with daily temp rising from -5 C to 12 C 5 & 2.5 M 81
Thur, 11 Nov 1976 Dry with daily temp rising from -8 C to 5 C 5 & 2.5 M 120
Tues, 11 Nov 1975 Cold daily temp rising from -8 C to -1 C 2.5, 1.5 & 1 M >20
Mon, 11 Nov 1974 Dry with daily temp rising from -5 C to 5 C 2.5, 1.5 & 1 M >43
Mon, 23 Oct 1973 Warm with daily temps rising from -1 C to 20 C 2.5, 1.5 & 1 M 61
Sat, 11 Nov 1972 Cool and dry 2.5 & 1.5 M >25
Thur, 11 Nov 1971 “Brisk, sunny fall day … weather ideal for racing” 2.5 M 33
Wed, 11 Nov 1970 Dry with daily temp rising from -5 C to 3 C 2.5 M 35
Tues, 11 Nov 1969 Dry with daily temp rising from -3 C to 10 C 2.5 M 33
Mon, 11 Nov 1968 “Dry but cold” with daily temp rising from -3 C to 7 C 2.5 M 31
Sat, 11 Nov 1967 Dry with daily temp rising from 2 C to 8 C 2.5 M 44
Fri, 11 Nov 1966 Dry with cold daily temp rising from -16 C to -3 C 2.7 M 31
Thur, 11 Nov 1965 Ice patches with daily temp rising from -3 C to 3 C 2.7 M 31
Wed, 11 Nov 1964 Patchy snow, ice, and slush with temp hovering just above freezing 2.7 M 29
Mon, 11 Nov 1963 Dry with daily temp rising from -9 C to 2 C 2.7 M 33
Sat, 10 Nov 1962 Dry with daily temp rising from -1 C to 4 C 2.7 M 33
Sat, 11 Nov 1961 Dry with daily temp rising from -3 C to 2 C 2.7 M 31
Fri, 11 Nov 1960 Dry with daily temp rising from 2 C to 7 C 2.7 M 29
Wed, 11 Nov 1959 “Skiffy-like snowfall” with daily temp rising from -6 C to 5 C 2.7 M 25
Tues, 11 Nov 1958 Dry with daily temp rising from -9 C to 7 C 2.7 M 37
Mon, 11 Nov 1957 Dry with daily temp rising from -2 C to 7 C 2.7 M 32
Sat, 10 Nov 1956 Dry with daily temp rising from 2 C to 16 C 2.7 M 47
Fri, 11 Nov 1955 Slippery snowpack with cold daily temp rising from -12 C to -2 C 2.7 M 40
Thur, 11 Nov 1954 Dry with daily temp rising from -2 C to 14 C 2.7 M 30
Wed, 11 Nov 1953 Dry with daily temp rising from 2 C to 16 C 2.7 M 37
Tues, 11 Nov 1952 Dry with daily temp rising from -3 C to 11 C 2.7 M 27
Sun, 11 Nov 1951 Dry with daily temp rising from -1 C to 5 C 2.7 M 16
Sat, 11 Nov 1950 Snowstorm with slippery streets; Daily cold rising from -8 C to -2 C 2.7 M 16
Fri, 11 Nov 1949 Dry with daily temp rising from -5 C to 9 C 2.9 M <22
Thur, 11 Nov 1948 “Slippery” with daily temp rising from -9 C to 0 C 2.9 M <20
Tues, 11 Nov 1947 “Snowy, but not uncomfortably cool” with daily temp rising from -4 C to 2 C 2 M 13
Mon, 11 Nov 1946 “Slippery” with daily temp rising from -5 C to -2 C 2.5 M 5
1942-1945 No Races Due To World War II
Tues, 11 Nov 1941 “The weather, in marked contrast to last year, was ideal with beautiful sunshine” 2 M 8
Mon, 11 Nov 1940 Coldest day so far in 1940 with light snow, some icy roads and high temp of -5 C 2 M 5
Sat, 11 Nov 1939 Daily temp rising from -5 C to 12 C under “blazing sun” 2 M 5
Fri, 11 Nov 1938 Cold daily temp rising from -13 C to -4 C 2 M >1
Thur, 11 Nov 1937 Dry with daily temp rising from -6 C to 9 C 2 M <14
Wed, 11 Nov 1936 Dry with daily temp rising from -16 C to 4 C 2 M 9
Mon, 11 Nov 1935 Dry with daily temp rising from -14 C to 4 C 2 M 7
Sun, 11 Nov 1934 Warm with daily temp rising from 1 C to 16 C 2.5 M 22