Alaskan skier couple win Mount Marathon 5K races on July 4

July 5th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Iconic 4th of July race attracts thousands of spectators, even when no records fall


Olympic cross-country ski champion can run a 17-minute 5K

February 22nd, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Kikkan Randall was one of Alaska’s top high school runners before pursuing cross-country skiing at five Olympic Games


Black bear kills teen runner at Alaskan trail race

June 19th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Trail Running | 1 Comment »

The 16-year-old unidentified runner was pronounced dead on the scene several hundred metres off the main trail used for the race course


The fun story behind the man who ran a 2:35 Boston Marathon in plaid

April 28th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Sporting a lumberjack look at the 2017 Boston Marathon, Alaska’s Jacob Kirk broke 2:36 while wearing a plaid top.


Canadian Nick Elson finishes second at one of North America’s toughest races

July 5th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Trail Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

Canadian Nick Elson, the national men’s mountain running champ, had an incredible run at the Mount Marathon Race in Alaska on Monday.


VIDEO: This Alaskan mountain race has the most jaw-dropping climb and descent

July 3rd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Trail Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

The latest episode in Salomon Running T.V.’s series highlights the Mount Marathon Race, a gruelling 5K race with 921m of elevation gain.


Young high school runner dies after finish line collapse

May 23rd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Joseph Balko, a 15-year-old freshman runner at a Fairbanks, Alaska high school, died a day after collapsing at the finish line of a regional track meet.


Family of black bears provides mid-race adrenaline rush for runners

May 21st, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene, Trail Running | No Comments »

A black bear and her two cubs emerged from the woods during the running portion of a triathlon in Alaska last weekend.


Kilian Jornet 2015 Mount Marathon champion, course records fall

July 5th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The iconic Alaskan Mount Marathon race was held yesterday. Kilian Jornet was the champion of the mountain race known for its treacherous terrain and difficult climbs. To add the the excitement, records fell in […]


Georgia barefoot runner breaks 24-hour record

August 11th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A Savaanah, Ga., rock-climber and hiker-turned-barefoot runner has broken the world record for distance covered barefoot in 24 hours, running non-stop, barring a few short bathroom breaks, around a 400m indoor track in Anchorage, Alaska. […]