Events Calendar

Mount Marathon Race®

Date: July 4, 2018

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Event Description
The Mount Marathon Race® is an annual footrace featuring a climb and descent on Mt. Marathon (3,022 feet in elevation).  Participants race a mile and a half up and a mile and a half down, including cliffs, scree fields, waterfalls, and a spectacular view.  Runners from around the world are drawn to this signature event.


Event Location
The Mount Marathon Race® begins at the intersection of 4th Avenue and Adams Street in Seward, Alaska.
Date/Time Information
The race is held annually on July 4th.  The junior division race begins at 9:30 AM.  The women’s division begins at 11:15 AM with a second wave starting at 11:20 AM.  The men’s race begins at 3:00 PM with a second wave at 3:05 PM.
Contact Information
Seward Chamber of Commerce, 907-224-8051
Fees/Admission
The Mount Marathon Race® requires preregistration, which takes place from January 1 through March 31 annually.  Available slots are assigned through a lottery process in April, with limited slots via live auction and drawing on the evening of July 3rd.
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