A field of 1,500 girls and women will compete in today's 27th annual Gold Nugget Triathlon, and at least one thing is certain -- Shannon Donley won't have to worry about Lori Deschamps as she aims for her seventh race championship.
As the nation's top nordic skier, three-time Olympian Kikkan Randall of Anchorage knows the value of finishing a race strong, and her first finish Saturday morning at the annual Salmon Run proved exceptional. Her second finish was pretty good too.
Former South High runner Aaron Fletcher, fresh off his freshman year at Brigham Young University and taking a few easy weeks in his training, easily won Saturday morning's five- kilometer race at the 18th annual Salmon Run.
There's a story everywhere you look at the Heart Run, from the awe-inspiring ones that need no words -- like the women's victory by Kristi Waythomas, who at 41 can still school the fastest runners in Alaska, and the 12th-place men's finish by Vernon Campbell, who at 53 was the only 50-something runner to crack the top 50.Beth Bragg