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Big Wild Life Runs 2014

Congratulations to all of the participants in the 2014 Big Wild Life Runs. Thanks goes out to Sharron Fisherman and her committee, the army of volunteers who worked tirelessly this past week, and the BWLR sponsors. This years event was once a again a big success thanks to your efforts and hard work. Great job everyone!

Message from the Race Director regarding unclaimed age group awards
Age group awards that were not picked up on race day are available at the Skinny Raven downtown location. Ask at the front desk. They will be there through labor day weekend.

 

 

Oktoberfest - Run For Beans

Our annual charity fund raiser, the Run For Beans will be held Saturday, September 27. Once again we will have 5K and 10K distances plus a kids fun run.

Visit the event web page for more information and link to registration.

 

 

NOTICE - ZOMBIE 1/2 MARATHON DATE CHANGED TO OCTOBER 18

 

The date for this year's Zombie Half Marathon Race and Kids 2.5K has been changed to October 18 due to a scheduling conflict in the park. We will post updated information on the event web page and a link to the on line registration within the next few weeks.

 

 

 

Masters 2014

Anchorage Running Club hosted the Master's 10k & 5k Race on July 17. The race started and finished on the trails by Chuck Albrecht fields along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The Master's race is open to Anchorage Running Club Members who are 40 years of age and older. Thirty-eight racers finished on what turned out to be a a sunny, hot evening in Anchorage.

Thanks goes out to race directors Jake and Brenn Moe and l the volunteers who showed up to help out with this years race.

<Click Here> for race results.

 

Interested In Local Running News/Events For The Coming Week?

A good place to find out what's happening in the local running world for the following week is the Peak Performers and Friends Weekender, a weekly newsletter the track club sends out every Friday. We post the most recent copy of that email on Friday afternnoon for local runners and visitors to the area who might not be on the mailing list. The link never changes. If you bookmark it you should always be able to find it. We have added a button to the left hand side of the page that will take you to the newsletter.

 

2014 Track Clubs and Training Groups

A web page with information on some of the local track/training clubs has been created for runners who are interested in getting in shape for the upcoming season. <Click Here> to visit the web page. If you have a running group that you would like to be included please send an email to our webmaster.

 

Chester Creek Construction Scheduled To Begin June 23

Upgrades to the Chester Creek Trail are scheduled to begin on June 23. Like the coastal trail that was upgraded last year, the Chester Creek trail improvements will be completed in phases over a two year time period. The municipality has put up a web page with complete details of the project. <View Chester Creek Improvements Web Page>

 

Who We Are

The Anchorage Running Club is a not-for-profit association of over four hundred individuals who share a common interest in running and/or walking. Our membership is represented by the entire spectrum of performance, including elite runners, mid-packers, back-of-the-packers, and recreational walkers. Among our ranks are marathoners, triathletes, race walkers, high school cross country team members, the young, the not-so-young, male and female alike. The Anchorage Running Club truly offers something for everyone!