The race to the top and this meet provides a great opportunity for them to get the lay of the statewide running land," JDHS coach Merry Ellefson said. "It is about building our future. They also have three seniors and state veterans to guide them as they prepare...
Crimson Bears, Falcons run to front at Sitka

...girls' team win. As a team overall, we had dozens of personal bests, most by a margin of a minute plus. Both Merry (Ellefson) and I are extremely impressed and proud of our runners." The Sitka boys barely got past JDHS 35-37 in the team...
Crimson Bears harriers bigger than ever a dynamic and perhaps surprising season as we have a lot of depth and a lot of new, fresh breath," JDHS coach Merry Ellefson said. "A large group of our runners attended the Lynn Canal running camp and have been training together all summer...
High school harriers tackle Region V course

...the start."We had 20 JDHS runners in their first high school 5K time trial," Juneau-Douglas co-head coach Merry Ellefson said. "That depth and potential is exciting. There are always some surprises and disappointments in these events...
Region's top runners ready to race

...Ketchikan Invitational."We took 20 runners to Ketchikan last weekend as part of our region run-off," JDHScoach Merry Ellefson said. "Our final slots needed to be determined and Maddy and Soren were right in that mix and will be alternates...
Welling, Wallace lead girls, Arthur battles boys

...homework."We always enjoy Wrangell, as it's a long weekend of being together," Juneau-Douglas High School coach Merry Ellefson said. "And this year was no different. The course was held out of town on the Spur Road and the Wrangell golf course...
Camp directors thank Juneau community

...annual camp.We are grateful for Juneau's support once again and look forward to another fun-filled week in 2016!Merry Ellefson, Hilary Young and Tristan Knutson-LombardoLynn Canal Running Camp Directors
Frank Maier Marathon athletes prepare

...2:27:21, Seth McBride, 24, Juneau, 2007).Half marathon records include Women's Open (1:25:19, Merry Ellefson, 39, Juneau, 2001); Men's Open (1:09:33, Shawn Miller, 25, Juneau, 2005); Women's Masters (1...
Pure Sole: Run your mountain Juneau

...than any peak and tougher than any fall."He was a life and mountain mentor of mine for 23 years," JDHS coach Merry Ellefson said. "He really believed in everyone by letting them discover. It was all about discovery and the attention to...
Local Sports Calendar for Friday, March 27

...Eaglecrest Upper Loop. For more information contact Juneau Nordic Team coach Abby Lowell at 723-3160, JNT volunteer Merry Ellefson at 500-8112 or the JNT at as well as Juneau Nordic Ski Club coach Mike Hekkers at...


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