Racing: A satisfying but futile part of being a runner a runner I have also been an active racer. For many years it didn't even occur...make sense to me to be a runner and not a racer, but that the notion of racing almost...satisfaction in being a runner who isn't also a racer. Despite not having a single race planned...
What's in Bloom: 'Racer' pumpkin

...rare delight in Juneau's cool, wet, maritime climate is being able to grow a pumpkin, Cucurbita pepo, to maturity. The "Racer" pumpkin was specifically bred in New England to mature early and is the best bet for pumpkin success in Southeast Alaska...
World champion skier Kikkan Randall announces pregnancy

PARK CITY, UT - According to a press release from the United States Ski Team, World Champion cross country ski racer Kikkan Randall of Anchorage is planning to take a break from competition this season. Randall and husband Jeff Ellis announced...
Voting is important

...and winter seasons).There are some locals already on this year's ballot.Geoff Roes, possibly the best ultramarathon racer in the state is on the "People" ballot. He got his start by winning the 2006 Susitna 50-K, and the next year he set a...
Freewheelers host Cyclocross

It is not uncommon to see a Cyclocross racer approaching a concrete finish line also not uncommon to see a Cyclocross racer dismounting and then carrying his bike...through waist deep water. Typically a racer grabs any bike and tries to navigate any...
Fenumiai comes off the bench, orchestrates WOU comeback

...happens, especially against a team like Northern Alabama."Fenumiai has a JDHS tie at the school. Former Crimson Bears' ski racer, soccer player and cross country and track runner Cori Metzgar (1994 JDHS grad) is the team's director of sports performance...
Contingent of Juneau Nordic racers headed to Tour of Anchorage

...weekend will be eight young Nordic ski racers at the Tour of Anchorage, an annual long...The gun fires on Sunday, March 2, with racers choosing to compete in either a 25 kilometer...12-14) and Grace Newman (12-14). The racer's parents are also joining in the competitive...
Iditarod champ Lance Mackey takes up car racing

...of help from other crews and racers at the speedway, including...On Thursday night, different racers and crews were constantly helping...part of teaching me."Another racer, 21-year-old Justin Sammons...Sammons hung around all the racers and offered his help and knowledge...
Photos: Freeing The Wheels

Members of the Freewheelers cycling club held their season-ending Eaglecrest Time Trial on Thursday. Racers started a half-mile up Fish Creek Road and roded 4.5 miles to the Eaglecrest parking lot.
Bikers will toe up to determine Juneau's best

The road to bragging rights as the Capital City's fastest cycling racer starts on Glacier Spur Road today as the Tour Of Juneau begins a three-day competition.According to Cycle Alaska owner John...


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