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The ANchorage Mile

Presented by Lynden

Saturday, August 17, 2024 - 11:25 AM

Course Overview

We are awarding top male and female finishers $50 cash.

This event gives sprinters a unique opportunity to compete in.

There are 3 heats for this event.

Note: Because the Military Mile and Anchorage Mile are separate events, you are not allowed to run the Anchorage Mile instead if you registered for the Military Mile.

The Anchorage Mile begins in downtown Anchorage on the south side of the Delaney Park Strip at the intersection of West 10th Avenue and G Street. Runners will complete one and a half loops of the following course:

  • Head east (towards the mountains) until reaching E Street. Turn left on E Street (north) and left again (west) on West 9th Street. Continue along the edge of the Delaney Park Strip till reaching I Street. Take another left turn (south). Turn left (east) again at West 10th Avenue. Cross the starting line. This is one loop.

The second half loop ends at the intersection of G Street and West 9th Avenue — on the north side of the Delaney Park Strip.


The race will consist of three heats.

  1. 11:25 AM: females (For runners anticipating needing 12 minutes or less to finish)
  2. 11:45 AM: males (For runners anticipating needing 12 minutes or less to finish)
  3. 12:05 PM: Community Mile – males and females – all paces and abilities

Field Limit

The Anchorage Mile field is limited to the first 500 entrants.


The Anchorage Mile will start on 10th Avenue between H Street and I Streets. The finish will be at the intersection of 9th Avenue and G Street. See the schedule below for heat start times.

RRCA Regional Championship Event

Awards For:

  • Open male and female
  • 40+ male and female
  • 50+ male and female
  • 60+ male and female
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USATF Certified

The Anchorage Mile is USATF certified.

Course Map


All finishers will receive an event medal.

2023 Anchorage Runfest Mile Medal