AUGUST 21 & 22, 2021
Race Director melanie Fisherman cheers on runners


Message from the RunFest Race Directors

November 4, 2020

The 2021 Anchorage RunFest is scheduled for August 21 & 22. On behalf of the Race Committee, we promise to produce a professional, organized event. It’s what our participants have come to know and enjoy. We vow to continue our hard-earned reputation by, once again, offering a fantastic Last Frontier experience for everyone – participants, volunteers and sponsors. Anchorage’s awesome surroundings -- mountains, waterways, and wildlife -- fuels our desire to share and continues to inspire our efforts.

While we currently do not know what challenges COVID-19 may present next summer, we will definitely return with an in-person event. Anchorage RunFest races will follow health guidelines set by state and local authorities. This may involve modifications such as course changes, prepackaged food, and assigned wave starts -- all changes we will consider to safeguard the health of participants.

Our vast experience promises to aid us in moving ahead, adapting and adjusting as necessary. We look forward to a brilliant, competitive, fun, and safe RunFest 2021!

We will keep you informed as we proceed to race day. 

Co-Race Directors Melanie Clark and John McCleary
Race Director Emeritus melanie Fisherman

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