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Anchorage Running Club Events for 2015


20 Mile turn around - 2014 Big Wild Life Runs Marathon


Weekly Run or Walk with Friends

Join us on Wednesday Evenings at 6:00 p.m. for our weekly walk/run with friends. We run on Wednesdays throughout the year. From January through March and October through December we will be meeting at the Alaska Dome from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. There is no charge other than club membership for our winter Dome runs. April to October we meet at Westchester Lagoon at 6:00 PM.

ARC membership is not required for the weekly lagoon runs.

Do Run-Run. Wednesday - May 6

Meet 5:30 pm. Race time 6:30 pm. 4 miles. West end of the Ship Creek trailhead.
Entry fee: ARC membership.

Trent/waldron Glacier Half Marathon and Pulsator 10K - May 23

Meet 8:00 am Westchester Lagoon. Race time 9:00 am. Flat and fast on Chester Creek and U-med Trails. Visit the event web page for more onformation and link to the on line registration page.

Mugwumps 10K. Wednesday - June 3

Location: Point Woronzof Park - Mile 4 Coastal Trail
Date: Wednesday June 3, 2015
Meet: 5:30 - 6:30
Race Start: 6:30
Entre Fee: ARC Membership
Open to all ages.

Race entry restricted to persons who have never run a 10K inunder 45 minutes.

Mugwumps was the inspiration of Jay Caldwell and Tim Middleton. The name ‘mugwumps’ is a political term heralding from the 1870-80’s. A person is said to be mug on one side, and wumps on the other, unable to commit to either political view -- as some of us have trouble deciding whether we are serious runners or do it just for fun.

Boondocks Breakaway Sunday - , July 12

Meet 10:00 am Kincaid Bunker. Race time 11:00 am. 2.5K (kids) and 5K on scenic Kincaid Park trails. Entry fee: ARC membership. Race day registration only.


Masters' 5K/10K Runs Wednesday - July 15

Location: Chuck Albrecht Fields.
Meet 5:30 pm
Race time 6:00 pm. 5K and 10K Course Distances.
Entry fee: ARC membership.

Limited to runners 40 years of age or older.





Big Wild Life Runs Sunday - August 16

Anchorage Running Club's premier running event featuring:

For more informatinon: Visit the Big Wild Life Run Website.

Oktoberfest – Run For Beans.  Saturday - September 26

The Oktoberfest Run For Beans is a benefit race for Bean's Cafe and the Brother Francis Shelter. The 2013 runs raised $7500.  Meet at the Snow Goose Restaurant. Race time is 9:00 am. We will be using the same 5K and 10K out and back courses that we used last year along the Coastal Trail. There will also be an 1/4 mile kid's fun run.  Runners in costume be given a one minute head start. Oktoberfest 2014 will once again feature chip timing.


Zombie 1/2 Marathon Saturday - October 10.

Wear your best zombie costume for this late season event on the Coastal and Chester Creek trails. The races will be held regardless of weather and trail conditions. Once again the race will have chip timing.