Our favorite photos from the 2019 Mount Marathon races

A hot day in Seward.

Here are of our favorite photos from this year’s Mount Marathon races in Seward by ADN photographer Marc Lester.

Women and men’s races went off as in a normal Mount Marathon 4th of July event, but the junior’s race was canceled due to high levels of smoke, from the nearby Swan Lake Fire. The air cleared somewhat throughout the day in Seward, but the temperature climbed.

Full coverage:

Complete 2019 Mount Marathon results

Hannah Lafleur beats the heat and a past champ to win the Mount Marathon women’s title

Oregon runner Max King gains royalty status with Mount Marathon men’s victory

Mount Marathon cancels junior race, but kids run anyway