Cyclocross

Cyclocross consists of many laps on a short course featuring pavement, wooded trails, grass, steep hills, and obstacles. When a rider encounters an obstacle, they must quickly dismount, carry the bike while navigating the obstruction and remount to continue the race.

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Alaska Summer: A Runner’s Paradise

Alaska is a runner’s paradise with access to endless trails, long hours of daylight, and terrain to suit anyone's skill level from novice to elite competitor. Summer is just getting started. With summer sun, everyone from first-time runners to those elite competitors are lacing up their running shoes.

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Running Like The Wind

I love running, it makes me feel free.   When I was about seven years old, my Nana started taking me on daily walks or runs. As I got older, we started keeping a journal to track all the places we went. Having an interest in and a love for running has taught me a lot.

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Iditarod Trail Invitational: 1000-Mile Alaska Foot Race

Not many people can say they have completed the 1000-mile Iditarod race from Seward to Nome. Even fewer, 11 to be exact, can say they traversed the distance on foot. Inspired by Joe Redington Sr., the Iditarod Trail Invitational (ITI), has evolved into an event for skiers, fat bikers and runners.

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Your mission: Run 100 miles, in February, in Alaska.

Sarah Hurkett is training to compete in the Susitna 100, and it's not the first time she's doing it. She is training hard with the Chugach Run Team throughout this winter in preparation to finish the 100-mile race this upcoming February.

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Running Toward the Future

Everyone knows a runner. Ask just about anyone, and they’ll be able to point to that person in their life - be it a friend, significant other or work colleague - who fits the profile. Mileage stickers on their car, ridiculously timed pre-dawn workouts and a selection of sweaty Instagram selfies are tell-tale signs. Whether you find them endearing or annoying, you may have found yourself skeptical of their claims that they “love” running and couldn’t live without it. For many runners, their activity of choice can be seen as a luxury. In today’s world, it’s not a survival necessity in a strict life-or-death sense. Most people can get through their day with minimal walking, let alone running for miles. But devout runners know there’s something more to it. Hiland Mountain Correctional Center might be the last place you would expect to find dedicated runners.

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Maddy’s Run Participants Share in Joy as Fundraiser Continues to Help Alaska’s Kids

Brisk air and frosty trails greeted runners on Saturday, November 4th as they gathered for the 3rd annual Maddy’s Run at Eagle River High School. Athletes chose either a timed 5k run or 2.5k untimed run/walk in honor of Maddy “Strong” Brandl, an Eagle River fifth grader who lost her fight with cancer in April 2016.

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Mt Marathon: Ready, Set, Run!

Most Alaskans are familiar with the annual run: every Independence Day sees hundreds of runners clambering up the face of Mt. Marathon in Seward.

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