Running

Allie Ostrander of Kenai is one of the greatest Alaska high school runners ever and in recent months has set a succession of eye-popping records. 

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Records fell at the Kesugi Ridge Traverse over the weekend, and Anchorage runners shined in the Klondike Relay.Alaska Dispatch News
Sunny skies drew a large field to Wednesday's orienteering meet at the Elmore Ballfields. Alaska Dispatch News
The energy from hundreds of feet thrumming down on cooler ground, crunching on leaves and dodging roots, forms a tangible sense of community. Few events consistently create this feeling as well as the Bonny Sosa Tuesday Night Race Series.Alli Harvey
Cory Smith captured the Goat Race orienteering event in the Chugach Mountains on Sunday. On Saturday, Sam Thompson and Emily Becker earned victories in the Milk Run 5-K footrace.Alaska Dispatch News
Briana Sullivan and Ryan Beckett cruised to wins in Saturday's Lost Lake Run in Seward.Alaska Dispatch News

Tuesday’s Birdcage Battle was a dual meet between the West Eagles and East Thunderbirds. 

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 Big Wild Life Runs in downtown Anchorage on Sunday, August 17, 2014.

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More than 2,000 runners gathered in downtown Anchorage on Sunday for the annual Big Wild Life Runs.Alaska Dispatch News
Christy Marvin, the winner of Saturday's Alyeska Mountain Run, wrapped up the six-race Alaska Mountain Runners Grand Prix with five victories and one second-place finish.Alaska Dispatch News