AUGUST 18 & 19, 2018
2016 RunFest Race Committee

Race Committee

Putting on a successful week of events and races requires thousands of hours from dedicated volunteers. We thank each and every individual who has given time to making the Anchorage RunFest an event to remember. Below we acknowledge our Race Committee -- another all volunteer group who continue to give their much appreciated time to this wonderful cause.

Race Director

  • Sharron Fisherman

Asst. Race Director

  • John McCleary

Executive Race Committee

  • Gregory Dixon, Wally Wilson, Melanie Clark


  • Rebecca Siebold


  • Coordination: Ruth Bratz

Associated Events

  • Expo and Bib Pick-up Coordination: Melanie Clark
  • Expo Set-up and Swag: Dawn Hansen
  • Merchandise Sales: Dawn Hansen, Rich Wenrich
  • Pasta Feed: Howie Morse
  • Kids' 2K & The Anchorage Mile: Wally Wilson
  • Family Health & Safety Day: Sarah Fischer


  • Course Measurement: Nathaniel Grabman
  • Course Marshalls: Gregory Dixon, Howie Morse, Andrew Ochoa
  • Logistics: John McCleary
  • Course Support and Announcing: Neil Lamothe
  • Start & Finish Set-up: Howie Morse, Kim Olmsted, Wally  Wilson
  • 49K: Toby Widdicombe
  • Marathon Relay: Ed Gross, Tammy Morton
  • Aid Stations: Marco Degois
  • Course Entertainment: Ann Gray
  • Medical Coordination: Alec Kaye, Chantal Ward, Bryan Templeman
  • Ham Radio Support: Keith Clark, George Wilkinson
  • Finish Line Amenities: Amanda Gamble
  • Awards: Laura and Mary McDonough


  • Visit Anchorage: Jack Bonney
  • Downtown Liason:  Terri Dennett
  • Galloway Group Coordinator: Tammy Morton


  • Public Relations: Rebecca Coolidge, Heidi Clement
  • E-mail: Emily Stewart
  • Social Media: Emily Stewart, Tina Lam, Betsy Bull, Anna Dalton
  • Website & Graphics: Kim Olmsted

Administrative Support

  • Aurora Newkirk
  • Josie O'Campo
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