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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...
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...
Ostrander collects another junior title; Strabel breaks men's record

...Thursday in 42 minutes, 55 seconds. That bests the previous and iconic record of 43:21 set by eight-time champion Bill Spencer in 1981 on the 3,022-foot peak. Amazingly, Strabel was not the only one to break the men's record Thursday in...
Prepare to get up and down Mount Marathon Years later I would watch Bill Spencer set the record in the senior race...One summer day in Seward I saw Bill Spencer biking around town on a one-speed...watched the Mount Marathon Race Bill Spencer was running the junior race for...


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