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Alaska Run for Women 2013

Breast cancer survivor Kat Ulrich and her daughter Allison Ulrich hug after completing the race. About 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Denise Hanson joins hands with others at the close of a yoga warmup session Saturday morning. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
A crowd gathers on East 16th Avenue for the Run for Women. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Mariann Mueller cheers on other participants. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Runners and walkers leave the starting line for the 1-mile event. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Cancer survivor Linda Stimson walks with others under frilly umbrellas. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Runners and walkers fill E Street as they head downtown. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Ericka Stoltenberg high fives a spectator as she enters the Anchorage Football Stadium finish area. About 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Cameron Wallace of the Alaska Military Youth Acadamy high-fives racers as they enter the Anchorage Football Stadium finish area. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Yolanda Tankersley high-fives a police officer on E Street. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Tammie Anderson wears a festive headdress. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
April Gehrke, right, sprints toward the finish line. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Christie Short, left, and Sarah Osborne finish the race. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
From left, Holly Andrus, Ariela Lewis, Heidi Andrus and Aaliyah Lewis cross the finish line. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
A racer enters the stadium at the Anchorage Football Stadium. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Linda Straayer, right, dances with her granddaughter Alana Varys in the finish area. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Cancer survivor Marsha Crockett tucked a pink carnation in her hat after the race. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Mariah Rourick participates in a pink wig. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Ariela and Aaliyah Lewis join in a Zumba dance after the race. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Friends support Mary Ann Renkert at the finish line. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
A crowd gathers on East 16th Avenue for the Run for Women. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Runners cross a bridge over the Chester Creek. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
A racer rests on the turf of the Anchorage Football Stadium. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
A contingent from Studio 49 dance studio cross the finish line. About 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Carol Hull, of the Doyon Ladies team, wears as shirt that displays the word for breast in various Alaska Native languages. About 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Sarah Registe joins hands with others during a yoga warmup session. About 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women as the Sand Lake taiko drummers entertain Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women as the Sand Lake taiko drummers entertain Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants pause to check out the birding at the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail and the shortcuts in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
The Sand Lake taiko drummers entertain participants cruising the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Breast cancer survivor Kat Ulrich and her daughter Allison Ulrich hug after completing the race. About 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Denise Hanson joins hands with others at the close of a yoga warmup session Saturday morning. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
A crowd gathers on East 16th Avenue for the Run for Women. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Mariann Mueller cheers on other participants. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Runners and walkers leave the starting line for the 1-mile event. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Cancer survivor Linda Stimson walks with others under frilly umbrellas. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Runners and walkers fill E Street as they head downtown. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Ericka Stoltenberg high fives a spectator as she enters the Anchorage Football Stadium finish area. About 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Cameron Wallace of the Alaska Military Youth Acadamy high-fives racers as they enter the Anchorage Football Stadium finish area. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Yolanda Tankersley high-fives a police officer on E Street. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Tammie Anderson wears a festive headdress. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
April Gehrke, right, sprints toward the finish line. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Christie Short, left, and Sarah Osborne finish the race. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
From left, Holly Andrus, Ariela Lewis, Heidi Andrus and Aaliyah Lewis cross the finish line. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
A racer enters the stadium at the Anchorage Football Stadium. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Linda Straayer, right, dances with her granddaughter Alana Varys in the finish area. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Cancer survivor Marsha Crockett tucked a pink carnation in her hat after the race. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Mariah Rourick participates in a pink wig. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Ariela and Aaliyah Lewis join in a Zumba dance after the race. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Friends support Mary Ann Renkert at the finish line. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
A crowd gathers on East 16th Avenue for the Run for Women. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Runners cross a bridge over the Chester Creek. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
A racer rests on the turf of the Anchorage Football Stadium. More than 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
A contingent from Studio 49 dance studio cross the finish line. About 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Carol Hull, of the Doyon Ladies team, wears as shirt that displays the word for breast in various Alaska Native languages. About 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Sarah Registe joins hands with others during a yoga warmup session. About 7,000 participants ran or walked in the 21st annual Alaska Run for Women on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Anchorage.
Marc Lester
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Participants cruise the trail in the Alaska Run for Women Saturday morning, June 8, 2013, along Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Alaska Dispatch