May 23, Thursday - Kal's Knoya Ridge Run - AnchorageTO TOP
UPHILL ONLY on rolling forest trail and alpine singletrack. Three race lengths as follows:
Full Monty: 8.5K and 4,300' vertical climb. Limited to 100 participants. Grand Prix points race unless the organizers shorten the course for safety reasons (in that event, the Original course will substitute for the Grand Prix)
For 2013, the Full Monty is canceled due to excessive snow. The course length will be determined on race day. It will definitely go as high as The Dome and if conditions allow will go to the Original course finish.
The Original: 5.6K and 2900' vertical
The Happy Trail: 2.5K and 1200' vertical
Meet 5:00 pm
Directions: Muldoon to Pioneer, Pioneer to Klutina. Park along Pioneer. Walk through the gate at Klutina and follow trail to registration
Race Time: 6:00 pm
Race day registration only.
Entry Fee: Donation
When parking, please be respectful of neighbors.
For training on the course, a U.S. Army Recreation Access Permit is required. NO EXCEPTIONS. Go to jber.isportsman.net for information.
July 4, Thursday - Mount Marathon Race - SewardTO TOP
Mount Marathon Race is the oldest mountain race in the U.S. and will celebrate
its 86th running in 2013. It goes UP AND DOWN a steep 3,000-foot mountain
and is about 3 miles long. The junior division goes halfway.
Entry applications for priority runners and lottery entrants are accepted from
January 1 - March 31st at www.mmr.seward.com
Entry fees: $65 adults/$25 junior
Race times: Juniors - 9:30 am; Women - 11:15 a.m.; Men - 3 pm
August 3, Saturday - Matanuska Peak Challenge - PalmerTO TOP
Description: 14 miles with 9,100' vertical gain and the same amount of elevation loss. OUT-AND-BACK course. Route ascends Lazy Mountain, descends
backside of Lazy and then climbs Matanuska Peak before returning in reverse.
Meet 8:00 am at Lazy Mountain Parking Lot
Race Time: 9:00 am
Entry Fee: $30
Contact: Braun Kopsack 746-5133 or Lance Kopsack 745-5966
No aid stations. Mandatory gear includes windbreaker top and bottom, long underwear top and bottom, hat, gloves and water bottle.
August 17, Saturday - Alyeska Classic Mountain Run - GirdwoodTO TOP
Description: UPHILL ONLY 2.2-mile mountain sprint with 2,000-foot elevation gain. Starts on CAT tracks and ascends rest of way on alpine single track.
Courtesy tram ride down.
July 20, Saturday - Alpine Adventure Run - SitkaTO TOP
Description: POINT-TO-POINT 7 mile mountain trail run starting in lush forest, ascending 2,000 feet to Gavin Hill ridge, opening up to alpine vistas, traversing rock slides and descending through stunted growth forests.
Northern Trails Running Series (Fairbanks area)TO TOP
For more information, visit www.runningclubnorth.org
May 25 - Annihilator (Nenana)
June 4 - Masochism on Moose Mountain
June 16 - Wickersham Dome Trail Run
July 14 - Ester Dome Ass Kicker
July 27 - Chena Hot Springs Run & Soak
Aug. 18 - Granite Tors Trail Run
Aug. 29 - Musk Ox Run
Alaska Mountain Runners - P.O. Box 11-1713, Anchorage, AK 99511 - Phone: (907) 345-1857 - E-mail AMR