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Emelie and Kilian's conquest: What I learned from the 88th Mount Marathon

...would trace those mementoes to Seward to compete in the race himself.He found an event with two hallowed records - Bill Spencer's 43:21 in 1981 and Nancy Pease's 50:30 in 1990.Would they ever be broken?"Oh, sure," the thinking went...
Mount Marathon results

...Anchorage 1:10:37 165. Bryce VanOverbeke, Great Falls 1:10:44 166. James Murray, Wasilla 1:10:54 167. Bill Spencer, Anchorage 1:11:00 168. Brandon Moore, Seward 1:11:04 169. Darin Marin, Anchorage 1:11:09 170. Jeremiah...
Forsberg, Jornet rewrite Mount Marathon record book; Ostrander dazzles in debut

...Were it not for Forsberg, Ostrander would have matched Bill Spencer's feat of winning his first senior race in a course-record...and hopefully defend my title," he said. "But that Bill Spencer record may be untouchable." With the star-studded...
Ostrander's senior debut adds to buzz about Saturday's Mount Marathon their debut after aging out of the junior class is Bill Spencer, who also broke the course record en route to winning...course record of 43:21, set by eight-time champion Bill Spencer, with a new standard of 42:55.Strabel was joined...
Michaela Hutchison's historic wrestling title makes Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Bird Ridge (beating the men's winner by more than a minute) and she shared the Crow Pass overall victory with Bill Spencer, a Hall of Fame member since 2012. Pease and Spencer that summer finished the Crow Pass Crossing in 3 hours, 26 minutes...
Allie Ostrander beats all the boys in junior Mount Marathon race

...his third victory in the men's race in the past four years. Last year, Anchorage's Strabel ran 42:55 to strike Bill Spencer's iconic 43:21 from the record book. This year, Strabel ran 44:46 to top runner-up Matias Saari of Anchorage...
Lost Lake race founder's presence still felt

...year's winner Eric Strabel finished at 1:38:33 and he has been burning up one mountain after another all summer long, including his big win at Mt. Marathon on July 4 that wiped Bill Spencer's 32-year-old mark off the table.
Ostrander seeks another record at Mount Marathon

...The defending men's champion is Palmer's Eric Strabel, who shocked the mountain-running community by breaking Bill Spencer's long-standing course record last year with a time of 42:55. Spencer's mark of 43:21 was set in 1981. Strabel...
Whether on a mountain or on the ice, Deal doesn't shy from punishment of the oldest footraces in the country, and it attracts the elite athletes from around the state. Last summer, Bill Spencer's 32-year-old legendary men's course record was finally broken by Anchorage's Eric Strabel and California's...
Mount Marathon makes changes to enhance safety the women's race in a time of 51:53.While the course record for the men's race hasn't been broken since Bill Spencer delivered a blistering 43:21 performance in 1981, and Nancy Pease put up a 50:30 in 1990 in the women's race...


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