By Russell Stigall for Seward City News – There are differing opinions as to whether or not Seward residents will have access to the AVTEC gym facilities. The City of Seward says that in little more than two weeks time, August 1, Alaska Vocational Technical Center will close its recreational facilities to […]
I compiled some Mount Marathon Race footage shot by SCN into a video for fun and historical purposes. Some emphasis is on local Seward runners which will be a continuing theme that we improve upon for future MMR events. -Steve
By Spencer Burgin and Russell Stigall for SCN – Alaskans dominated this year’s Mount Marathon Race, as local runners swept all three events. There were a lot of similarities between this year’s 89th Mount Marathon race and the year prior: Fog rolling in over the mountains, downtown Seward being flooded […]
Link: See the the 2016 Mount Marathon Race results provided by Skinny Raven Sports
Christy Marvin won her second Mount Marathon Race with a time of 51:02. About two minutes later Norwegian pro runner Yngvild Kasperson captured second place followed by Seward local Denali Strabel. More pictures and videos to follow on SCN. Final race results can be found here.
David Norris, 25, broke the Mount Marathon Race men’s record. The Anchorage resident clocked an official time of 41:26, beating by over 20 seconds the fastest time of former record-holder Killian Jornet of Spain. The Junior race (half mountain) saw a repeat performance by last year’s winner, Luke Jager, of Anchorage. Time […]
LAST CALL FOR MT. MARATHON RACE VOLUNTEERS! It’s a great way to get involved in Seward’s most famous annual event…and you get a cool t-shirt as a souvenir! July 4th is less than a week away, and we still need volunteers to help with all three races: Junior’s (8:45 to 10:45 am), Men’s […]
See detailed event schedule here: Schedule 2016 PDF MMR 2016 Race Brochure PDF
DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy is pleased to announce the graduation of Curtis M. Berry of Moose Pass, AK. Berry graduated with a Bachelor of Sport Science degree in Sports Coaching from the Academy. The United States Sports Academy, “America’s Sport University ® ,” is an independent, nonprofit institution that […]
The Slip By Brook Wedin In dim lights that set a soft glow into the warmth of my one-man coffee shop, I sat and watched as rivers of rain raced down the window, blurring out the beautiful scene of mountains that begged to be explored. I have always loved exploring […]
The Seward Chamber of Commerce has made arrangements for their new upcoming 2016 Seward Silver Salmon Derby Guide to be distributed at major retail stores in Anchorage and Soldotna starting in mid-July. Anglers, boaters, potential derby participants and visitors will be able to pick up printed copies about the popular […]
By Millie Spezialy – The Mount Marathon Race is unique in many ways, one being that it welcomes all ages, from 7 year olds to 80 plus seniors. In 2015, two Alaskan women, Allie Ostrander, 19, and Ellyn Brown, 63, separated in age by over forty years, set Mount Marathon records. Ostrander, 19, broke […]
The Kenai Oilers visited Seward on Monday, June 6, to hold a baseball clinic for the Seward Little League. Photo by Allen King at One Shot Photography http://www.oneshotphoto.com/.