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Nifty Fifty has new look, same rugged run

...amount of climbing. The 50K course features over 5,000 feet of climbing. According to Levy it includes much of what local runners love, including Perseverance Trail, Red Mill Trail, the Glory Hole Trail, Granite Creek Trail, the Mt. Roberts...
Shilon, Phelps win Juneau's new Nifty Fifty course

...spectacular. I couldn't take my eyes off the surround landscape. It was breathtaking. I had an amazing time and the local runners are such a friendly group of people and are beyond welcoming to a ring in from Australia."Juneau-Douglas High...
Youth run to new heights, which is disappointing, but the next round is the most important."While the camp originally started with local runners in mind, it has gained a wider presence. Last year a runner from Washington State attended. This year East Anchorage...
Juneau runners cruise through White Mountains endurance race

Give a runner shoes and he runs for a day, give a runner passion and he runs for a lifetime.Three local runners took their passion to the White Mountains 100, one of the United State's most grueling human-powered endurance races, and...
Part I: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

...the snow is melting quickly. Trail users should expect trail traffic to be crowded with both with tourists and with local runners and hikers. From the base of the trail to the tram building is just over 1.5 miles. Perseverance Trail:Dubbed...
July 4 to feature Glenn Frick mile

...Frick passed on March 7 from cancer. The illness hit quickly.In the months before his death, Frick had joined local runners in a 12-hour outing from Annex Creek to Juneau ridges and onto Perseverance Trail.After he died, Frick was honored...
Fourth of July run explodes with racers

...lantern with a 14:53 effort that featured the loudest cheers of the day."Certainly this was a lot of participants," local runner Bob Marshall said. "I think in the past we have had some high turn outs as well, maybe even more in the old days...
Frank edges Elliott on Ben Blackgoat course

Local runners Greg Frank and Johnny Elliott ran true to the spirit of Saturday's Ben Blackgoat Memorial Race, with good natured banter on...
Laws fourth in Susitna 100-miler

...before the race. These "snacks" kept his food and clothes warm."It tasted better than a bar or goo," Laws said. Local runner John Nagel, also a training partner with Laws, ran the Little Su 50K (31-mile) portion of the same race on Saturday...
UPDATE: Juneau runners safe; Bomb blasts kill three at Boston Marathon, injure 144

(Updated with quotes and statistics at 2:59 p.m. AP story updated at 6:51 p.m.)Local runners Dr. John and Jaime Bursell are safe at the site of the Boston Marathon, where two explosions have killed three and injured at...


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