Sunday, May 7, 2017

Alaska Half Marathons in June

Great temps for running a half marathon in June in Alaska!  Average high in June in Alaska is in the low to mid 60's, with early morning temps in the upper 40's.  Currently there are 3 half marathons in the state of Alaska in june:

Skagway Marathon & Half Marathon

Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon, Half Marathon

Medvejie Solstice Run 1/2 Marathon, 10k, 5k

Click Here to View:  View Alaska Half Marathons

Thursday, October 6, 2016

100 Half Marathons - Club Challenge of Fifty States Half Marathon Club - Alaska Running Clubs

Alaska half marathon runners and walkers! Join a great club with lots of challenges to work on, as well as lots of discounts and great members.  Many half marathon runners and walkers out there can’t alway afford to travel around to all 50 states.  The 100 Half Marathons Challenge™ is a perfect alternative!  Join Fifty States Half Marathon Club and work toward your 100 half marathons, and take your time on the other challenges.  All members can work toward all the challenges.

Fifty States Half Marathon Club hosts a big annual meet up in a new state every year, which includes the big annual awards night for all the club members that finish a challenge.  From the 100 Half Marathons Challenge™ to the 50 States Half Marathon Challenge™, or 50 States Endurance Challenge™, runners and walkers will enjoy a great group of members, with lots of opportunity to meet members at races.  Paint your journey on the cool 100 Half Marathons shirts, designed by Fifty States Half Marathon Club, or the map back design as you work toward 50 states.

  


Additionally, there is the 500 Endurance Challenge™, the 7 Continents Endurance Challenge™, and the new Canada 10 Provinces Half Marathon Challenge™.  A description of each challenge can be found at the official website of Fifty States Half Marathon Club.

Beautiful, classy awards when you finish a challenge!

Join the club and start working toward your 100 half marathons, or 50 states, at www.50stateshalfmarathonclub.com

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Anchorage RunFest Skinny Raven Half Marathon in Anchorage Alaska


The August 21st, 2016 Anchorage RunFest Skinny Raven Half Marathon is an out and back scenic course along the Coastal trail, Westchester Lagoon and Chester Creek Trail, beginning and ending in downtown Anchorage, AK.  This course is not walker friendly, having a time cut-off of 3:30.  All participants receive a long sleeve tech shirt, and good post race food is provided at the finish, from grilled cheese, to Great Harvest Bread Company freshly baked bread, and a variety of chips & crackers, along with a beer garden hosted by Broken Tooth Brewing. For a direct link to event, visit the Alaska half marathons page.


Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Mineral Creek Half Marathon in Valdez Alaska


The August 14th, 2016 Mineral Creek Half Marathon in Valdez, AK is a very scenic, rolling course with waterfalls throughout the course along the steep valley walls.  A very inexpensive half marathon run on all unpaved surface, with limited support, but a must do for those who appreciate the smaller quiet scenic courses.  Time limit is 3.5 hours in order to be timed.  For a direct link, visit the Alaska Half Marathons page.


Monday, July 25, 2016

Santa Claus Half Marathon in North Pole Alaska


The August 6th, 2016 Santa Claus Half Marathon in North Pole, AK is a smaller low key, super inexpensive half marathon, held to benefit the North Pole High School's Cross Country Teams and Girls Soccer program.  The course winds through the Chena river flood control area, and there will be a post race BBQ at the finish!  For a direct link, visit the Alaska Half Marathons page.


Sunday, July 24, 2016

Bearfest Half Marathon in Wrangell Alaska


The July 31st, 2016 Bearfest Half Marathon is a smaller low key, very scenic half marathon, with much of the course along waterfront and lots of opportunity to get a glimpse of wildlife along your run.  The half marathon is walker friendly and is held in conjunction with the Bearfest weekend of events.  For a direct link, visit the Alaska Half Marathons page.


Saturday, July 23, 2016

Frank Maier Douglas Island Half Marathon in Juneau Alaska


The July 30th, 2016 Frank Maier Marathon, Douglas Island Half Marathon is an out and back moderately hilly, scenic, USATF certified course with views along the course of mountains, ocean, glaciers and forest, in Juneau, Alaska.  If you're amongst the many who seek out the most scenic half marathons, this is one to add to your bucket list.   The race also has post race food featuring local salmon!  Not many races you will find that at!  The race also offers an early start time for walkers and back of the pack participants who need a little extra time to finish!  For more info, you will find a direct link on the Alaska Half Marathons page.