AUGUST 19 & 20, 2017

Archive of: Running to Alaska

  • Running to Alaska: Tim Johnson

    After having triple bypass surgery in 2009, my doctor encouraged me to participate in my health care. He said medicine alone will not be enough to keep me healthy.

  • Running to Alaska: Christopher Woods

    The Moose’s Tooth Marathon 2013 was my first marathon. I had never run more than 2 consecutive miles in my life before…

  • Running to Alaska: Besa Alimi

    On February 15, 2013 my baby brother passed away from an epileptic seizure just 13 days shy of his 21st birthday. He was an amazing athlete, master in Tae Kwon Do and loved competitions.

  • Running to Alaska: Stacy Bolyard

    In college I was a traveler, adrenaline seeker, and had a goal of hiking the Appalachian Trail before I got ‘old’. Post college, I was a passionate soccer player for eight years on three adult recreational teams, and had too many ankle and knee sprains to keep count. With the amount of time spent on ‘injury’, my weight bounced up and (not so) down 10-15 pounds a season. By October 2013, I was 75 pounds heavier than I was in college.

  • Tell us why you run!

    Why are you a runner? What gets you off your duff and out the door every day? Or every other day? Especially in the dark cold days of winter. We know each and everyone of you has a story to tell and we’d love to hear it.

  • Running to Alaska: Ally Zirkle

    Iditarod musher Ally Zirkle runs the Big Wild Life Runs Skinny Raven Half-Marathon in 2013!

  • Running to Alaska: Mallory Billings-Litke

    We know something special motivates every runner to do their best in each race they compete in. In the months leading up to the Big Wild Life Runs in August 2014, we will be profiling runners coming from all over the country (or right down the road!) to run distances from 1 mile to 49 kilometers.

  • Running to Alaska: Dustin Morris

    Dustin Morris from Anchorage, Alaska will be running the inaugural United Physical Therapy 49K Ultra

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