In the area


RUNNING: Anchorage Mile debut event, Park Strip, 11 a.m.; Alyeska Classic Mountain Run, Girdwood, noon

PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Bartlett Invitational, Bartlett Trails, 11:20 a.m.

PREP FOOTBALL: Wasilla vs. West, Anchorage Football Stadium, 1 p.m.; West Valley at Chugiak, 3 p.m.; East vs. South, Anchorage Football Stadium, 7 p.m.


CYCLING: Triple Hill Climb, Potter Valley, Clarks Road and Glen Alps, 9 a.m.

MOTOCROSS: Anchorage Racing Lions Race No. 9, Jodphur track, 9 a.m.

RUNNING: Anchorage Running Club's "Big Wild Life Runs":Moose's Tooth Marathon and Marathon four-person relay, Alyeska Tram, 9 a.m.; Skinny Raven half-marathon, Sixth Avenue, near Town Square, 9:20 a.m.; Snow City Cafe 5-K, Sixth Avenue, near Town Square, 9:40 a.m.