Running

John Kern poses after completing the Williams Route 66 Marathon in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | John Kern)

Juneau runner finishes 50th marathon in 50th state

He’s ran at sea-level in Alaska and 6,000 feet in Colorado. He’s trod across the Golden Gate Bridge in California and through the Sandhills of… Continue reading

 

Running club president steps down

Juneau Road and Trail Runners President John Kern is looking to move on from his post. The volunteer position calls for putting together the annual… Continue reading

 

Klondike Relay Results

A pair of relay teams assembled with mostly Juneau runners finished the Klondike Trail of ‘98 International Road Relay with two of the fastest 10… Continue reading

Shawn Miller runs in the 2018 Juneau Marathon. (Courtesy Photo | Jim Beedle)

Checking in with Shawn Miller

It’s never been easy being Shawn Miller. For the better part of the last two decades, the 38-year-old accountant runs on the order of 90… Continue reading

Shawn Miller runs in the 2018 Juneau Marathon. (Courtesy Photo | Jim Beedle)
Team “Eat and Run” in Whitehorse, Yukon, after last year’s Klondike Road Relay. Back row (From left to right) Brandon Cullum, Susetta Cole, John Kern, Rob Haight, Dirk Miller, Carleen Mitchell. Bottom row: Glenn Haight, Richard Lam, Cindy Tuckwood, Dave Mitchell. (Courtesy Photo | John Kern)

Klondike a ‘moving party’ for experienced teams

The 110-mile road relay between Skagway to Whitehorse begins Friday night.

Team “Eat and Run” in Whitehorse, Yukon, after last year’s Klondike Road Relay. Back row (From left to right) Brandon Cullum, Susetta Cole, John Kern, Rob Haight, Dirk Miller, Carleen Mitchell. Bottom row: Glenn Haight, Richard Lam, Cindy Tuckwood, Dave Mitchell. (Courtesy Photo | John Kern)
The winner of the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center Fun Run, Shawn Miller (center), poses for a picture with Georgi Dobrev (left), and Gus Marx (right) on Saturday outside the clinic on Hospital Drive. (Courtesy Photo | Madi Nolan)

Gnass, Miller win Fun Run

Jeff Gnass and Shawn Miller won their respective races at the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center Fun Run on Saturday. The 1-mile and 5-mile… Continue reading

The winner of the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center Fun Run, Shawn Miller (center), poses for a picture with Georgi Dobrev (left), and Gus Marx (right) on Saturday outside the clinic on Hospital Drive. (Courtesy Photo | Madi Nolan)
JDHS’ Lila Quigley, Shelby York and Becky Grube compete in the Skagway Invitational on Saturday. (Dan Fox | The Skagway News)

Fast times await Crimson Bears at Palmer meet

The Juneau-Douglas High School cross country team is dividing into two factions this weekend.

JDHS’ Lila Quigley, Shelby York and Becky Grube compete in the Skagway Invitational on Saturday. (Dan Fox | The Skagway News)
Runners begin the 27th annual Beat the Odds run on Saturday behind Riverbend Elementary School. (Courtesy Photo | Michael Schuler)

Beat the Odds 5K results

Nearly 400 participants came out for the 27th annual Beat the Odds 5-kilometer and 2-mile races on Saturday at Riverbend Elementary School. The race proceeds… Continue reading

Runners begin the 27th annual Beat the Odds run on Saturday behind Riverbend Elementary School. (Courtesy Photo | Michael Schuler)
Matt Callahan, 30, descends Mt. Roberts Trail during the Nifty 50 running event on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Callahan won the 25-kilometer race. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Moser breezes to Nifty 50 win

Riley Moser won his first-ever Nifty 50 ultramarathon on Saturday, joining an elite company of other ultramarathoners that have won the 50-kilometer race on three… Continue reading

Matt Callahan, 30, descends Mt. Roberts Trail during the Nifty 50 running event on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Callahan won the 25-kilometer race. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Kimberly Campbell runs after finishing the biking leg of the 2018 Aukeman Triathlon at the University of Alaska Southeast . (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Record number turns out for Aukeman

Overcast, dry and 58 degrees, the conditions couldn’t have been much better for the 10th annual Aukeman Triathlon Saturday morning. Even Auke Lake, after weeks… Continue reading

Kimberly Campbell runs after finishing the biking leg of the 2018 Aukeman Triathlon at the University of Alaska Southeast . (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Nicole Gorle, 27, high fives a spectator while finishing the Juneau Half Marathon on Saturday at Savikko Park. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Marathon & Half Marathon Results

Over 200 runners took to North Douglas Highway on Saturday for the Juneau Marathon and Half Marathon. Race director Joshua Musson crossed the tape first… Continue reading

Nicole Gorle, 27, high fives a spectator while finishing the Juneau Half Marathon on Saturday at Savikko Park. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Richard “Dick” Goto runs down Riverside Drive in the Mendenhall Valley on Friday. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
Richard “Dick” Goto runs down Riverside Drive in the Mendenhall Valley on Friday. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)