Story last updated at 7/25/2012 - 2:32 pm
Southeast Road Runners: July 28 is the Frank Maier Marathon (26.2m at 7 a.m. for ages 18 and older, cost $40), Douglas Island Half Marathon (13.1m at 9 a.m. for ages 16 and older, cost $20) and for the first time the Jackson Fraction-Deci Marathon and Half Marathon (2.62 m and 1.31m at 9:15 a.m. for all ages, cost $17).
All races are run along Douglas Highway starting at Savikko Park and finishing at Sandy Beach. Walkers are welcome and early starts are available. Preregister by July 25 at: http://www.active.com/marathon/douglas-ak/frank-maier-marathon-and-half-marathon-2012 or locally at: Nugget Alaska Outfitter, Pavitt Health and Fitness, Foggy Mountain Shop and both JRC's. Add $5 for race day and paper registration.
There are medals for all finishers, T-shirt, and a barbecue for all runners. Custom awards for the top finishers in the Open (up to 39), Masters (40-49), Seniors (50-59) and Grand Masters(60+) for the Frank Maier Marathon and Douglas Island Half Marathon.
Preregistered packets can be picked up between 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Nugget Mall near NAO Thursday July 26 and at the Gold Belt Hotel on Friday July 27. Volunteers get a free custom T-shirt and lunch. Post race no-host dinner at the Downtown Bullwinkle's at 6 p.m. Saturday night.
Contact: Kimberly 209-3635. More information at: http://www.southeastroadrunners.org