Running

The inaugural Health & Fitness Expo leading up to the Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon and Half Marathon will feature a kid's mile run, 35 exhibitors and vendors, and much more at UAA's Alaska Airlines Center on June 18-19.Alaska Dispatch News
Najeeby Quinn and Jim Shine set new records -- the second mountain running record for each in nine days -- Saturday at the Government Peak Hill Climb. Matt Tunseth

About 2,400 runners participated in the Skinny Raven Twilight 12K and Skinny Mini 6k races on Friday, June 5, 2015.

Alaska Dispatch News
Ira Edwards, an Anchorage man who was paralyzed in a 2010 work accident and then broke his femur while racing in a sit-ski at the 2014 Arctic Man, was the lone handcyclist among a crowd of about 2,400 runners in the Skinny Raven’s Twilight 12-K and Skinny Mini 6-K races in downtown Anchorage.Beth Bragg
Register for the Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon and its myriad other distances -- half-marathon, 4-miler, Youth Cup and relays -- before the race Expo June 18-19 to get savings.Alaska Dispatch News
Registration is open for the annual Alaska Run for Women, which will offer in-person registration and early bib pickup Wednesday in Wasilla.Alaska Dispatch News
Ultramarathoner David Johnston of Willow finished fourth in a 24-hour race in Pennsylvania last weekend, and Andrew Stavich and Jessica Pahkala earned wins at the Red Shirt Lake Trail Run near Willow.Alaska Dispatch News
I’ve never felt bad that I ran on a trail. Even though I have dragged myself grumbling and moody to the trail head, knowing it will be a harder and more unpredictable than my usual jaunt along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, I always finish happy I did it.Alli Harvey
Michigan Tech runner Jani Lane of Anchorage earned the prestigious NCAA Elite 89 Award for owning the highest grade-point average at the Division II men's outdoor track and field championships.Alaska Dispatch News

Allie Ostrander of Kenai is the fastest distance-running girl to ever come out of an Alaska high school. 

Doyle Woody