"It Ain't Over 'Til the FIT Lady Sings" at the annual Opera Run on Saturday, October 3 in the Lindley Park Pavilion. It's exercise and great fun with either a Kid's Run, 5k, or 10-miler, while being serenaded by professional Opera singers at 10 different water stations. Come in costume or wear your favorite Viking helmet. Details here.

This race celebrates the Intermountain Opera Bozeman production of Donizetti's "Don Pasquale," with performances on October 9 and 11.

Running events:

The 10-mile "Don Pasquale" Run - begins promptly at 9 a.m.

Kid's "Ernesto" Run - begins at 9:05 a.m.

The 5k "Norina" Run - (less serious - walkers, strollers, dogs on leash welcome) - begins at 9:30 a.m.

The run will start and finish at the Lindley Park Pavilion on East Main Street. Arrive early to register between 8 - 9 a.m., or pre-register through the Intermountain Opera office at 104 East Main Street, by calling 406-587-2889, or online at racemontana.com.

Winners (along with a few lucky finishers) receive a famed bejeweled Viking Crown with braids. All kids participating in the Kid's Run will receive a decorated kid's Viking helmet. The Awards Ceremony including random drawings for gear, gift certificates, Opera tickets, and a guaranteed entry into the Ridge Run will follow all running events at 11 a.m.