The seventh annual Missoula Marathon's kids' fun run and the 5k race were both held on Saturday, July 13.

photo by Jenna Wall

The preparations were underway for Sunday's full and half-marathons that will both begin at 6 a.m. Runner's World magazine called the Missoula marathon the best in the nation in 2010.

photo by Jenna Wall

4,000 people are signed up to run the marathon and half-marathon Sunday. The full marathon will begin in Frenchtown, while the half-marathon will get underway at the Peak Health and Wellness Center on Blue Mountain Road. Both races will finish in front of The Wilma Theatre in downtown Missoula. Registration is closed for both events.