Bartlett High School
Bartlett High School, North Muldoon Road, Anchorage, AK, United States
Delaney Park Strip
Delaney Park, West 9th Avenue, Anchorage, AK, United States
Also known as the The Midnight Sun Marathon.
The course takes marathoners from the foothills of the Chugach Mountains on the east side of Anchorage, to the steely waters of Cook Inlet on the west - offering breathtaking scenery to stimulate the senses and take one's worries off physical exertion. On a clear race day, look for North America’s tallest mountain, Mount McKinley (20,320’), a peak in one of six mountain ranges visible from Anchorage. The Marathon course is certified by USA Track and Field and finishers can use their results to qualify for the Boston Marathon. Click here for the course map. The marathon start is 220 feet above sea level. The course climbs to 490 feet by mile 13 and then drops to 20 feet by mile 24. The finish is 100 feet above sea level. For more detailed information please take a look at the Course Elevation Profile. Start: The Marathon and Marathon Relay start at 8:00 a.m. on June 21 at Bartlett High School. The Half-Marathon begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by the 4-Miler at 9:15 and Youth Cup at 9:30 at west end of the Delaney Park Strip.
Alaska’s largest city is a vibrant, eclectic metropolis with a frontier spirit, located in one of the world's most spectacular settings. Embraced by six mountain ranges and warmed by a maritime climate, summer days seem endless and winter is truly a wonderland. It’s a young city, founded in 1915, but it boasts a fascinating past. From its roots as a railroad construction camp and tent city, Anchorage has grown to nearly 300,000 people with more than 95 languages spoken.
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