What’s the best of part about doing a summer Backyard Ultra in Alaska? No headlamps needed! Join us in the land of the midnight sun for AKtive Soles inaugural Backyard Ultra. Race will be held at Government Peak Rec Area, the backyard of Alaska’s favorite outdoor playground, Hatcher Pass. Course will be a 4.167 mile loop through single track trails and grass paths with moderate elevation gains/losses. Race follow all standard Backyard Ultra rules and regulations including an open race, come see just how many loops Alaska will give you. Course trails will be clear but there can be thick vegetation surrounding the trails, always keep an eye out for wildlife. Weather in Alaska is anybody’s guess. Hope for dry, runnable trails but be prepared for rain and mud as well. No water crossings but there are several foot bridges. Registration will open January 9, 2022 at 8:00AM.
*Support services provided by the Matanuska Susitna Borough, Division of Recreation and Library Services*