After the 2020 event was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of runners returned to Seward on July 7 for the 93rd Mount Marathon Race. Sometimes called the “toughest 5K on the planet,” the event — with separate races for men, women and youth — offers runners plenty of suffering on the steep and muddy slopes of the mountain, with the race course topping out at 2,974 feet.
93rd edition of Mount Marathon yields sprint finishes and age-group records
Seward celebrates a 1-2 finish by locals in women’s Mount Marathon race
David Norris goes 3-for-3 with Mount Marathon win
Ali Papillon gets his first Mount Marathon junior win in his 6th race; Lucy Young collects hers in her debut
Complete results of the 2021 Mount Marathon races
Curious Alaska: What happened to the man who went missing running Mount Marathon in 2012?