Famed Seward coach, social studies teacher and athletic director Roger Steinbrecher was inducted into the AASA Alaska School Activities Association (AASA) High School Hall of Fame Sunday, August 2nd at the Hilton Hotel in Anchorage. His family, friends and several colleagues from Seward High School were there to celebrate and honor a man they loved and miss. Steinbrecher was one […]
Seward Parks and Recreation hosted Seward’s 4th Adventure Challenge Sat, July 25th. Tri-athletes from around the state paddled 5 miles on Kenai Lake, ran 6 miles on the Iditarod trail (Long Lake) to Meridian trailhead then hopped on their bikes and rode 15 miles to the finish line at the Wellington picnic area. Congrats to all the competitors! Everyone crossed […]
Press Release – Seward’s local rowing club, Kenai Crewsers, traveled to Wasilla last weekend for the Moose Nugget Regatta on Wasilla Lake in Newcomb Park. The Moose Nugget is hosted by Anchorage Rowing Association and is a two day event with dozens of 1000 meter sprint races in many different categories. Four rowing clubs were represented, besides ARA and KCRC, […]
The 12th annual Seward Seahawk’s Athletic Booster Club Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, July 18th at the Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna. Sixty golfers helped raise over $4,000.00 for the High School’s sports programs. Under sunny blue skies the golfers had fun in the best ball tournament, enjoyed a picnic lunch afterwards, and received prizes donated by the […]
The Bookin for Books trail race is back this year, offering two race options; 3.8 miles from Divide (Mi.12) to Grayling or 6.4 miles from Primrose to Grayling Lake Trailhead. Come run an enchanting and rolling trail through the Chugach Mountains to benefit the Seward/Moose Pass Imagination Library, bringing free books to children ages 1-5. Training for the Tri-harder-athon? Come run […]
By Heidi Zemach for SCN- SEWARD, Alaska – Ava Nappi, a cute little redheaded Seward girl stood at the finish line of the 88th July 4th Mount Marathon Race with her big sister and mother, watching the sweaty, muscular men’s racers arrive. How did she do in her own kids’ race? “I won!” says Ava, her beam spreading through her happy, freckled […]
By Steve Fink for SCN – To see just the highlights of the 2015 Mount Marathon Race in pictures, go here. Seward City News, with the support of Seward Brewing Company, was able to shoot over 3,500 pictures for this year’s event. In the image gallery below you will find 888 pictures of a large portion of the 2015 Mount Marathon […]
Mini Mt. Marathon Race Winners 2015 6 Year Old Girls 1st Ava Nappi – Seward, AK 2nd Tagan Rinner – Anchorage, AK 3rd Grace Fleming – Seward, AK 6 Year Old Boys 1st Tiazano Nelson – Anchorage, AK 2nd Zachary Seekins – Fairbanks, AK 3rd Shamus Kelly – Anchorage, AK 5 […]
The 12th annual Booster Club Golf Tournament will be July 18th at the Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna. The tournament is a best ball scramble with an 8am shotgun start. This format makes it fun for golfers of all levels. Cost of the tournament is $100, which includes the longest drive contest, the closest to the pin contest and […]
If you have not yet seen “Paddle to Seattle”, an adventure comedy kayaking movie, created by our own Josh Thomas and JJ Kelley… then you’re missing out! Come to the FREE screening of this incredibly entertaining movie on Wednesday night (July 8) at the Rae Building in downtown Seward. Put on by the Seward Paddling Association, and hosted by Josh […]
By Steve Fink for SCN – Below is the highlights reel for this year’s Mount Marathon Race. Seward City News, with the support of Seward Brewing Company, was able to shoot over 3,500 pictures for this event. Beneath this summary you will find an image gallery that displays just a fraction of these images; the shots of some of the top runners […]
The mount marathon results are available in near via the Seward Chamber of Commerce and Skinny Raven Sports. Click this link: http://mmr.seward.com/news/live-race-results Return to SCN later for more coverage and lots of photos of runners and more.
Don’t forget the Nordic Ski Club pasta feed on July 3rd from 5-7PM at the Seward Middle School. See more information here: http://sewardcitynews.com/2015/06/mt-marathon-race-pasta-feed-july-3/ Also, the Mount Marathon Race awards ceremony will be held on July 4th at the AVTEC gym beginning at 6PM.
The Alaska SeaLife Center is hosting its 17th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run/Walk on Saturday, August 1. This fundraiser supports the rescue and rehabilitation mission of the Center’s Wildlife Response Program. The race route follows a generally flat course along the scenic Seward waterfront. Pre-register at www.alaskasealife.org Race Day Schedule Registration and check-in begins at 9:00 am. Walkers start […]
Click here for the registration form: http://www.cityofseward.us/DocumentCenter/View/2405.
SPRD Bulletin… ZUMBA at the AVTEC Gym! Mondays @ 5:30; Drop in: $7 or 5 class Punch card: $25 Zumba is a Latin dance inspired fitness class for all levels. When you come to class, expect to have fun, sweat and get a great workout! Stylin’ Stitches Youth Soccer League will be held on Mon & Wed nights […]
SPRD News Release – Let’s kick off another great season of youth soccer with SPRD’s annual Seward Youth Soccer Play Day! The event will be held at the Elementary Soccer Field this upcoming Monday, June 15th at 2 p.m. Kids ages 3-12 are invited to learn drills, go through skill stations and play games. Soccer play day is a great introduction to […]
George, Kris, and Katie Peck of Seward were recently featured on Alaska Public Media’s Indie Alaska spotlighting their rough terrain unicycling family tradition. See the video here: http://www.alaskapublic.org/2015/06/11/pioneering-rough-terrain-unicycling-indie-alaska/
SPRD Bulletin… Bear’s Den B&B Bear Bell Run was held Fri, June 5th – a one mile race ‘just for kids’ along Waterfront bike path. 48 kids ranging from 3 to 12 years of age and their parents enjoyed this wonderful race despite the rain. Thank you to all the participants for braving the weather and the fantastic support […]
SPRD Bulletin… Exit Glacier Run Letter of Thanks! Thank you for the excellent outcome of the 2015 Terry Pollard Memorial Exit Glacier Race. This was a great event this year, with competitive and good spirited racers, amazing weather, and a beautiful day to have fun with family and friends. We are already looking forward to the 2016 race! Thanks to […]
The Seward Paddling Association is excited to announce that this year’s season kick-off pot luck will be this coming Friday, May 29! Everyone is welcome to attend… let’s celebrate the 2015 summer! When : Friday, May 29 2015 at 7:00 pm Where : The waterfront pavilion in Seward Why : To celebrate the summer & our love of water sports… […]
The Dixon/Holden Memorial Tonsina 5K Race will be held in May this year, on Sunday, May 31 at 10:00 am. In lieu of a registration fee, donations are accepted which go to endowments set up in memory of Jerry Dixon and his nephew, mountaineer Seth Holden. For all details, please go to dixonholden5k.weebly.com, or call Kipp Dixon at 362-1270. Family friendly event!
SPRD Bulletin… Bike Rodeo Thanks! Seward Parks & Rec would like to thank everyone who helped with the annual Bike Safety Rodeo Sat, May 9th. With the help of volunteers and contributors the Rodeo was another fun community event. Thank you to our title sponsor Terry’s Tires and to Shoreside Petroleum, the“Helmet Junction” sponsor. Both of these businesses give very […]
The Seward City Council recognized the achievements of two local wrestlers at Monday night’s meeting. Matthew Morris received a proclamation for receiving All State Honors for the Alaska State Wrestling Team. Eddy Olesiuk was honored as First Place finisher at the 2015 Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Wrestling Championship. Team members and coaches showed up to honor the two teenagers, […]
The Dixon/Holden Memorial Tonsina 5K Race will be held in May this year, on Sunday, May 31. This year’s third annual trail race is an out-and-back loop that starts out at Lowell Point on the Tonsina trail, goes across the main bridge, along Tonsina Beach, and finishes back near the parking lots. It’s a no-frills event – so no race t-shirt, no timing […]