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Run for the Refuge 2017!

Sun July 16, 2017
Location: Fairbanks, AK US 99709 Directions
Type: Trail Race, Run or Run/Walk

Celebrate the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge with our 21st Annual Run for the Refuge trail race,  a 10k run and a 5k walk/run.  This year's race will take place on Sunday, July 16th at 1pm. Race begins at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Ski Hut. Support the conservation of Alaska's refuge by participating in this fun, family-friendly event!

The 5K is stroller friendly, and is an enjoyable walk for those who are not competitive runners. Entry fee for either race includes post-race snacks, t-shirt for those who register in advance, and prizes for top finishers in each class (men, women, and children under 12). There will be door prizes and spectators are always welcome!

Registration Information: Online registration ($25) will be open until midnight on Friday, July 14th. Race-day registration ($30) will begin at Noon on Sunday, July 17th in the UAF ski hut near the Akasofu Building on the West Ridge of the UAF Campus.

Bib Pickup Information: Bibs and t-shirts can be picked up beginning at Noon on Sunday, July 16th in the UAF ski hut near the Akasofu Building on the West Ridge of the UAF Campus. 

Hot Licks on July 14th: On July 14th between 7-9pm, you can register and pick up your bib early! For every scoop of Arctic Refuge Wild Berry Snap sold, the proceeds will go to the Northern Center. Come have some fun! 3543 College Road, Fairbanks AK 99709. 

Event Time Price Details
10K Run
5K Walk/Run
University of Alaska Fairbanks Ski Hut
S. Koyukuk Drive
Fairbanks, AK US 99709
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Course Map

Attached is the 2017 Course Map, along the UAF Trails system.

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