AKtive Valley Trail Race Series

Thu April 1 - Mon August 30, 2021 Palmer, AK 99645 US Directions
Events

AKtive Valley Trail Races

$100 Registration ends August 23, 2021 at 11:59pm AKDT
Place
642 S Alaska St, STE 100
Palmer, AK US 99645
Description

This is a series of 5 VIRTUAL races over the summer months (April-August)

  • There will be one course per month.
  • You will receive an email at the beginning of each month with the course map.
  • The course will be set for one day that month (see dates below).
  • You can submit your results online.
  • Participants who enter their results every month will be entered into a drawing for a free pair of shoes in early September.
  • Participants are encouraged to attend our first annual bash on Monday, October 4, 2021 at the Palmer Alehouse at 7:00pm following the Happy Run. Please join the Happy Run to qualify for the Monday night raffle.

 

COURSES

April: Crush the Cosmic Crevasse at Crevasse-Moraine Trail System ** see note below
May: Fiddlehead Frolic at Government Peak Recreation Area
June: Run the Rails at Palmer-Moose Creek Railroad Trail
July: Red, White & Blueberry at Blueberry Knoll
August: Coastal Cruise at Settlers Bay Coastal Park

 

COURSE MAP and MARKINGS

Participants will receive an email at the beginning of each month with the course map so you can run on your own time. The course will be marked the last Thursday of each month. *AKtive Soles will be marking it on Wednesday evening and leaving it up until Friday morning/afternoon. There is always a chance that the course gets tampered with, so please have a general idea of where you are :)

 

APRIL ALTERNATE COURSE *(Trail Closure Notice)*

We be setting the marked course at Crevasse Moraine on the 29th of April. However from April 10th-April 28th Crevasse Moraine will be undergoing trail maintance , meaning the trails will be closed.  Aprils Alternate Route will be The Butte two times! You can go up and down the same side twice OR up and over twice. 

 

MARKED COURSE DATES

April 29th
May 27th
June 24th
July 29th
August 26th

 

TRACKING TIMES AND MILEAGE

After you complete your run you will log into Run Signup and follow the directions here to submit your results. You will do this each month. You can submit as many results as you would like. 

You are not required to submit results however, participants who enter their results every month will be entered into a drawing for a free pair of shoes in September.

 

GIVEAWAYS

Each month participants will receive one item including a Brooks tech t-shirt, logoed coaster, ceramic mug, $10.00 AKtive Soles gift card and a finisher medal. The giveaways will be in no particular order. You will receive an email when the item is available for pickup at AKtive Soles.

*Giveaways must be picked up by Sept. 10th 2021

 

RAFFLE PRIZE


Participants who enter their results every month will be entered into a drawing for a free pair of shoes in September.

 

PARKING PASSES

Mat -Su Borough Parking Pass or State Park Pass will be required for each trail. You can purchase a yearly pass on the appropriate website or pay per visit.

 

DISCLAIMER - PLEASE READ

All of these races are on trails therefore please be aware that running itself and running on trails come with a risk. There may be wildlife, winding paths, steep sections, rocks and more. Each race will be run at your own risk, the trails will not be marked (except for the dates listed above) and there will be no assistance on the trails as these are virtual races.  It is strongly recommended for those 17 & younger to run with a trusted adult! 

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