AUGUST 19 & 20, 2017
2016 5K start
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Spenard Roadhouse 5K

Sunday, August 20, 2017 -- 10:00 AM


Course Overview

The 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) out and back course begins in the heart of downtown Anchorage. Runners begin by heading west on 6th Avenue. They turn right (north) on H Street, then take Christenson Drive down till it meets 2nd Avenue. Runners then head west on 2nd Avenue and onto the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail till the turnaround point.

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5K Course Map


Field Limit

The 5K field is limited to the first 1200 entrants.



Start/Finish

The 5K starts and finishes on 6th Avenue between F and G Street adjacent to the Performing Arts Center in downtown Anchorage. Start time is 10:00 AM.


Time Cut-off

Participants must finish by 3:30 PM in order to receive an official time. If runners are not finished by the cut-off time they may finish the run on their own without the benefit of aid stations or finish line support.


Registration Goodies

  • Long-sleeve technical shirt
  • Finisher's medal
  • Professional timing
  • Food and beverage at the finish line

Awards.

Awards are given to the top three over-all male and female finishers as well as the top three male and female finishers in each 5-year age group. Awards will be distributed in Town Square Park. All awards are based on gun times -- the time elapsed from the sound of the start gun to when a runner crosses the timing mat at the finish line.


Race Day Support

See our Race Day Support page for a full listing of course support and finish line amenities.

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