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Tilly takes 4th at Crow Pass

...Middle School, finished fourth at the Crow Pass Crossing on Saturday. The race goes approximately 24 miles along the Crow Pass Trail, from just north of Girdwood to the Eagle River Nature Center.Tilly finished at 3 hours, 11 minutes and 40 seconds. The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-07-26/tilly-takes-4th-at-crow-pass
Sports

...in Anchorage. She says she is sober. She has generated some strong race results this summer - second at the Turnagain Arm Trail Run, third in the Run for Women -- and she's finding joy in training again, already musing about the 2015 Mount Marathon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-26
News
Need For Speed

Now Playing Synopsis: A mechanic who moonlights as an underground race-car driver strives to take the top prize in America's most prominent street race in order to have his revenge against the ambitious ex-NASCAR champ who had him framed and sent to prison. Inspired by the popular video-game franchise of the same name, Need for Speed tells the story of garage owner Tobey Marshall (Aaron Paul). Desperate to keep his family-owned business afloat, Marshall forms an uncomfortable partnership with wealthy ex-NASCAR star Dino Brewster (Dominic Cooper). That partnership falls apart when a lucrative sale to car broker Julia Bonet (Imogen Poots) fails to pan out, and unscrupulous Brewster uses a tragic street-racing mishap to have the innocent Marshall incarcerated. Released from prison two years later, the vengeful Marshall plots to prove his mettle by winning the De Leon -- an illicit race showcasing the country's top underground talents. But getting to the De Leon will be no simple task, because not only has the ruthless Brewster put a bounty on Marshall's prized car, but the police are hot on his trail during the white-knuckle, coast-to-coast dash. Fortunately for Marshall, his loyal crew and Bonet are willing to help him get to the starting line in time for the big race. Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi, Ramon Rodriguez, and Michael Keaton co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Aaron Paul, Imogen Poots, Dominic Cooper, Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Mountain bike trails go with the flow

...trails is commonly known as a "flow" trail, which enhances the riders' experience...exact definition of what constitutes a flow trail, but it typically features bermed corners...over or launch off) and jumps.A flow trail is also downhill-oriented and designed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-24/mountain-bike-trails-go-with-the
Outdoors
Watch for flying objects in area parks

...some for distance, midrange and putting.The Kenai Eagle course, located behind Oilers Field, winds through the East End Trail between the baseball park and golf course. The first hole is just beyond the right field fence of Oilers Field. With a distance...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-24/watch-for-flying-objects-in-area-par
News
Voices of the Peninsula: Soldotna mayor looks at a year of progress

...passed a construction plan to improve the safety of children going to school. My hope is that we can substantially increase our trail system as is outlined in our Envision 2030. We have opened a teen center and are working hard to expand the Soldotna Regional...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-24/voices-of-the-peninsula-soldotna-
Opinion
What others say: Quest rest changes are positive

...of mandatory resting periods along the trail.The rest changes won't significantly...overall amount of mandatory rest on the trail - under the old system, a total of 52...distribution of rest periods along the trail, reducing the chance that mushers will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-20/what-others-say-quest-rest-change
Opinion
A preview of this year's Progress Days

...will include a free 5K run, starting at noon on Sunday, on the newly completed gravel trail connecting the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex with Centennial Trail. Soldotna Chamber of Commerce Project Coordinator January Yeager said the addition...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-22/a-preview-of-this-years-progress-day
News
11th Annual Rotary Unity Run a community affair

...carried on by Rotarians like Dale Bagley, Mark Dixon and Mike Crawford. The event was created following the opening of the Unity Trail between Kenai and Soldotna to underline the two community's united effort at "Service Above Self," with proceeds going...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-07-21/11th-annual-rotary-unity-run-a-c
Dispatch
JBER soldier attacked by bear

...Hart said.It was the second mauling at the base in two months.Jessica Gamboa was badly mauled May 18 as she jogged on a trail and encountered a bear and her two cubs.Gamboa, the wife of a soldier stationed at the base, has said she didn't scream...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-21/jber-soldier-attacked-by-bear
News

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