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FUN RUN AND WALK EVENTS
2015
         
       
 

Ketchikan Races 2015...

RACE NAME: HILLS FROM HELL
DATE: 3/21/15
TIME: 10 AM
LOCATION: Start - ALDER PARK Finish - Recreation Center
DISTANCE: Be prepared! (i'm going to try and make it 7.5k)
COST: $7.00
CONTACT PERSON: CARLOS WEIMER: 907 - 220 -2141 : crw0930@gmail.com

RACE NAME:  Sourdough Stampede Fun Run
One mile 8:30. "Free" for students. also "Free" if you join the Running Club.
RACE LENGTH:  1 mile start 8:30 AM, 5K starts after 1 mile is completed
DATE: Saturday, April 4th 2015
REGISTRATION TIME:  7:45AM
START TIME: 8:30AM
LOCATION OF START AND FINISH:  VFW 3133 Tongass Ave
COST: $10 per person, free for students, and KRC members
CONTACT PERSON: Bill Elberson, 907 225-6191
EMAIL OR WEBSITE: billelberson@remax.net
Pancake breakfast included…

(This is a great fun event for young kids to take  part in too).  The new t-shirts are also available for purchase for $30  each.   They will be great running and walking gear for the summer  months, and it’s a great time to renew your club membership.  This yearly  membership helps pay for insurance coverage for races, signage/race supplies,  scholarships, etc.)

RACE NAME:  Totem To Totem
RACE LENGTH:  13.1 miles
DATE:  Saturday, May 9, 2015
REGISTRATION TIME:  7:30AM
START TIME:  Walkers 8:00AM Runners and Relays 9:00AM
LOCATION OF START:  Totem Bight State Park (Parking Lot)
COST:  $30.00  (Diabetes Education Fundraiser)
CONTACT PERSON:  Gretchen Klein at 617-7635
EMAIL:  Gretchen Klein gretchenklein48@gmail.com
Gretchen Klein Totem to Totem Race Coordinator

RACE NAME:  14th Annual Prince of Wales International Marathon
RACE LENGTH:  26.2 Miles, also 2-person, 4-person and 8-person relays
DATE:  Saturday, May 30th, 2015
START TIME:  Walkers at 6AM, Runners at 9AM   
LOCATION OF START:  26+/- Mile Marker on Hollis-Craig Highway
COST: $35 Marathoners, $30 Others
CONTACT PERSON:  Race Directors:  Ann James (jamesann@hotmail.com) or Jan Bush (belle@aptalaska.net
EMAIL OR WEBSITE: www.active.com for registration and powmarathon.org/wp/ for more information    (After October 15th)

RACE NAME: Only Fools Run at Midnight
RACE LENGTH: 5k
DATE:
START TIME: Registered by 11:30 PM, Start at 11:59 PM
LOCATION OF START AND FINISH: SE AK Discovery Center
COST: $25 night of race, $20 preregistration (adults) --- $12 night of race, $10 preregistration (youth) --- $60 night of race, $50 preregistration (families of 4)
CONTACT PERSON: Kevin Gadsey, SAIL Program Manager
EMAIL OR WEBSITE: ketchikan@sailinc.org - www.sailinc.org

RACE NAME: Ward Lake Fun Run
RACE LENGTH: 1 mile and 5k
DATE:  July 11th 2015
Registration Time: 10:00AM
START TIME:  10:30AM for 1 mile, 11:00 a.m. for the 5k
LOCATION OF START:  Meet at Wardlake Parking Lot
COST:  Children’s 1-mile - $3.00, 5k run or walk - $5 members/$7 non-members; $15 member families/$20 non-member families.
Sponsored by WISH
CONTACT PERSON:  Race Director Diane Gubatayao - 907 225-9474
EMAIL OR WEBSITE:  

RACE NAME:    Great Alaskan Marathon Cruise--Ketchikan leg
RACE LENGTH:  TBA  6 ish (depending on the other race lengths in southeast.  The cruise ship passengers are running a marathon while they are in SE Alaska so the length varies from year to year.)  
DATE:  July 30, 2015
START TIME:  about 8 a.m.  (pending on when all the passengers get bussed out to Ward Lake)
LOCATION OF START:  Ward Lake proper
COST:  free for Running Club members
CONTACT PERSON:  Leigh Woodward
EMAIL OR WEBSITE:  leighanastasia@gmail.com
note:  This is a cruise ship run.  There will be approximately 100 runners from the Holland America cruise ship The Westerdam who will be bussed to Ward Lake for "real Alaskan run."  Locals are encouraged to participate!!  This race is free for locals.  If you happen to be in town and need a ride out to the race, please email and we'll arrange for a pick up.

RACE NAME:  Blueberry Fun Run & Walk
RACE LENGTH: 1 mile kid's race, 5k & 10k
DATE: August 1, 2015
8 am  *  Registration OPENS for Fun Run: in front of the Police Station,
Grant & Main Street
9 am  *  Fun Run: 1-mile children’s run (12 & under) and 5K walkers,
Sponsored by the Ketchikan Running Club
9:30 am  *  Fun Run: 5K, 10K, Sponsored by the Ketchikan Running Club
COST:  $10, $7 for Runner's Club members / $40 for a family
CONTACT PERSON:  Dan or Lori Ortiz or Leigh Woodward
EMAIL OR WEBSITE:  ortizd@kpunet.net or leighanastasia@gmail.com

RACE NAME: DEER MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE
RACE LENGTH:
DATE:
August 15th 2015
START TIME:
9:00 A.M. 
LOCATION OF START:
Tatsuda's 
COST: Free 
CONTACT PERSON:
Tom Fowler 617-3736
EMAIL OR WEBSITE:
• Would you like to be 3001 ft high and feeling like you are on top of the world?  If so, the Deer Mountain Challenge is for you
• Do you want to get high while still keeping your feet on the ground?
• Would you like to climb 3100ft on Saturday morning with a few other sweaty people?
• Do you like to challenge yourself?
• Its YOU vs. DEER MOUNTAIN. 
• Face your inner demons by participating in the Deer Mountain Challenge. 
• Have a spiritual experience while competing in the Deer Mountain Challenge..
• Want to be closer to (insert deity of your choice here)?  Join the Deer Mountain Challenge.
• Do you like pain in the morning?  Then the Deer Mountain Challenge is for you. 
• While there is no charge for joining the race, it’s definitely not free.  Deer Mountain Challenge 2012.

POW Races 2015...

Prince of Wales Island Runners and Walkers Club Schedule 2015:

Prince of Wales Island Runs and Walks. Our scheduled runs are as followed if you would like to participate. If you are not familiar with start locations please contact Ann below
Walkers are welcome!

RACE NAME: Cupid's Chase
DATE: February 8th 2015
CONTACT PERSON: Shelia Jacobson

RACE NAME: Shamrock Shuffle
DATE: March 15th 2015
CONTACT PERSON: Cass Klee

RACE NAME: Totem-to-Totem Tune-Up
DATE: May 30th 2015
CONTACT PERSON: Ann James, Chelsie Hobart

RACE NAME: POW Marathon
DATE: May 24th 2015
CONTACT PERSON:

RACE NAME: Firecracker Run
DATE: July 4th 2015
CONTACT PERSON: Ann James

Locations and times are subject to change -

Most runs are in the 5k category, with the exception of the Totem Run, which is closer of a 10k.

contact Ann James for more information: annjames326@gmail.com
cell: 254-1884

contact Ann James for more information: annjames326@gmail.com

Prince of Wales Island International Marathon



     
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