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Runners battle weather in annual Kenai River Marathon

...that draws runners from all over the Kenai Peninsula and the country, said Kenai Parks and Recreation Director and Race Director Bob Frates. This year's marathon attracted runners from 15 different states, he said. "Just logistically, in...
Race to Alaska has a winner

...Cape Caution and headed north at nearly six knots after paddling 24 hours straight. That's so over the top I called race Director Jake Beattie to ask if I was reading the tracker right. He said, "Yeah, they sent me a picture from Port McNeil...
No snow, no go: T200 canceled

...enough snowfall, the decision to cancel the race was made by T200 board members on Thursday night. Tami Murray, race director of the T200, said that even Thursday's snowfall wasn't enough to proceed with the race. "All possible options...
T200 sled dog race postponed of the Kenai Peninsula. Last year, the race was canceled due to similar weather constraints.Tami Murray, race director of the T200, said that while some people are disappointed, others are relieved."The mushers are very pleased that...
Runners burn off Thanksgiving meals at Turket Trot the Tustumena 200 and Tsalteshi Trails Association, and funds raised went to both organizations. Tami Murray, race director and board president for the T200, said the organizations are working on putting together a similar ski event for the...
Athletes Tri-the-Kenai

...School, the venue for the triathlon, was used as an incident commend center for firefighters. Tri-the-Kenai Race director Tony Oliver said with the race being pushed back, more people registered over the summer and at one point 280 people...
Salmon Run series continues to grow & births new generation of runners

...and will be off to college but says the Salmon Run Series will continue, "It will be continuing whether I'm the race director or someone else takes that spot I'm sure it will continue for many years to come. This year I've been training...
T-200 called off

...rain, organizers are reporting too little snow and too much water on the trail for a quality race. In an email, race director Tami Murray said organizers had looked at the 10-day forecast and considered every option before deciding to call...
Brave runners take on the Turkey Trot

...against their faces with every step. The frigid temperatures did not deter participants from showing up, however. Race director and president of the T200, Tami Murray, said that more people signed up this year than last year."We had a few...
Lost Lake race founder's presence still felt

...victims' lungs and airways with the buildup of mucus, and can also lead to infections.Patrick Simpson serves as race director these days, and has served a role in building the race for the past seven years. The race has gotten so popular in...


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