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It is NOT too late to sign-up for the Race Across Alaska!!! Racers are able to sign-up till February 28th, 2021. If you sign up late, yes, you are able to backlog your miles from December 21st till the day you sign up! Limited sizing will be available on Feb 1st for shipment for all racers that sign up after January 5th.
The Race Across Alaska Winter Challenge..... is a multi-sport challenge! You can Run, Walk, Fat Tire Bike, Indoor Bike, XC Ski or swim..... 125 miles, 225 miles, 350 miles, 850 miles, or 2000 miles. The goal is to log as many miles as you can over the 3 months of Winter, doing any of the 6 sports to get from location A to B!
If you join on February 1st:
125 miles = Anchorage to Seward, AK, that's 2.6 miles/day
225 miles = Anchorage to Homer, AK, that's 4.7 miles/day
350 miles = Anchorage to Fairbanks, AK, that's 7.3 miles/day
850 miles = Anchorage to Deadhorse, AK, that's 17.7 miles/day
2000 miles = Ketchikan to Deadhorse, AK, that's 41.7 miles/day
If you join on January 15th:
125 miles = Anchorage to Seward, AK, that's 2.0 miles/day
225 miles = Anchorage to Homer, AK, that's 3.5 miles/day
350 miles = Anchorage to Fairbanks, AK, that's 5.5 miles/day
850 miles = Anchorage to Deadhorse, AK, that's 13.3 miles/day
2000 miles = Ketchikan to Deadhorse, AK, that's 31.25 miles/day
If joining on December 21st, 1st day of Winter:
125 miles = Anchorage to Seward, AK, that's 1.4 miles/day
225 miles = Anchorage to Homer, AK, that's 2.5 miles/day
350 miles = Anchorage to Fairbanks, AK, that's 3.9 miles/day
850 miles = Anchorage to Deadhorse, AK, that's 9.5 miles/day
2000 miles = Ketchikan to Deadhorse, AK, that's 22.3 miles/day
You will have the ability to log your miles, track your progress, collect virtual badges, so how you rank up to others on the leader board daily! Invite other to this challenge to help you to stay motivated all Winter long!
The Challenge will start on December 21st, the first day of Winter and continue through March 20th.
The Challenge is a fundraiser for the Alaska Trails development of The Alaska Long Trail too! For every racer that participates, $10 will be donated to Alaska Trails PLUS racers can donate additional funds to support the development of The Alaska Long Trail.
To kickoff the Challenge, we had a Zoom Kickoff Party on December 21st 4:30pm AK Time (8:30pm EST) to cheer everyone on, go over the details and wish you all luck! Additionally, we will have occasional pop-up Zoom &/or Zwift FREE workouts for anyone in the Facebook Race Across Alaska Group.
So the question is; Who wants to play?
BACKSIDE OF SHIRT
All starters will receive a long sleeve shirt and head scarf. For those who persevere til the very end we will have a bottle opener medal for you to enjoy your celebratory drink with!
Everything will be shipped out and that is already included in the pricing. There will be no options to pickup, sorry!
Register by December 5th to be included in the first wave of shipping by New Years Eve.
Register by January 5th to be included in the second wave of shipping by January 31st.
Register after January 5th: Limited sizing will be available on Feb 1st for shipment. NO guarantee on shirt sizing. You WILL receive your finisher's award if you finish.
Racers will also get virtual race badges as you reach destinations along your race course!
Lastly, all racers will receive weekly newsletters. On Monday we will have an highlights for the week about our race newsletter along with an activity focus like "Fat Tire Biking", include a workout, good places to go, and any events coming up.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
This is intended to be participatory, fun and keep the community active and engaged
Athletes must obey the rules of the road
Use common sense when deciding when and where to participate
Wear reflective gear if competing at dusk or dawn
Don’t bike in high traffic areas
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