Photos: Backcountry marathoners race through the Chugach Mountains during 2021 Crow Pass Crossing

Heading up from Girdwood, over Crow Pass and through to Eagle River, runners churned along the scenic 22.5-mile course.

Racers crossed over Chugach State Park mountain passes and river valleys during the 2021 Crow Pass Crossing. Scott Patterson won the men’s race in record time, and Christy Marvin won the women’s division.

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