Anchorage Running Club
Anchorage RunFest (formerly Big Wild Life Runs) August 20-21, 2016. 49K Ultra, Marathon (Boston qualifier – fast and relatively flat), Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 5K. Start and finish downtown. Run on scenic coastal trails. Kids 2K Fun Run; Anchorage Mile on Saturday. Two day Health and Fitness Expo. Ideal running temperature - 60s Anchorage RunFest is the signature event and main fundraiser for the Anchorage Running Club, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. Funds raised through this event are used to provide college scholarships to deserving high school runners, to high school sports teams and to other athletic events in the community that support its mission to promote a healthy lifestyle through running and exercise.