Events We Support

View our Events Calendar for specific information regarding time and location and registration for events we support.

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January 2022

February 2022

 

March 2022

 

Ski 4 Kids (Anchorage)

ski4kidslogoWhen: Saturday February 26 
Where: Kincaid Park, Anchorage (start at Kincaid Stadium)
How much: No set fee; donations accepted
Ski event: Storybook course for younger ski and part of Mize course for older kids.
Other activities: Obstacle course, laser biathlon, sit skiing, fat biking and more!

Registration and More Informationhttp://www.anchoragenordicski.com/events/ski-4-kids/; Nordic Ski Association Anchorage, 276-7609; director@anchoragenordicski.com
What for: Proceeds benefit Anchorage Parks and Recreation’s ski Outreach Program and a NSAA grant program that provides ski equipment to schools and youth organizations.

 

April 2022

Heart Run (Anchorage) 

When: Saturday, April 16
Registration and More Information: https://www2.heart.org/site/TR/Marathon/WSA-WesternStatesAffiliate?pg=entry&fr_id=5102

 

MAY 2022

Salmon Run (Anchorage)

When: May 7
More info: www.anchoragesalmonrun.com
What for: Fundraiser for Inlet View PTA

Cabin Fever Reliever (Anchorage)

                                        When: May 1
Healthy Futures logoRegistration and More Informationwww.skinnyraven.com/races/superhero-showdown/; Mark Iverson, 274-7222; timing@skinnyraven.com

 

 

 

 

 June 2022

 

Mayor’s Marathon/Healthy Futures Kids Mile (Anchorage)

When: Thursday June 16, 7 p.m.
Where: Alaska Airlines Center, 3550 Providence Drive, University of Alaska Anchorage.
How much: Free! (Registration required in advance or on event night)
Distance: 1 Mile, untimed 
Course: Two laps of 1/2 mile each around the Alaska Airlines Center parking lot.
In attendance: Healthy Heroes role models will lead a warm-up, then run with kids and pass out Healthy Futures medals. This year’s lineup includes Olympians Luke Jager (Anchorage) and Novie McCabe (Washington) along with APU skier Thomas O’Harra and UAA cross country and track & field athletes.
To register: https://runsignup.com/Register/?raceId=97495
More info:
https://runsignup.com/Race/MayorsMarathon/Page-23
In conjunction with: Anchorage Mayor’s Marathon bib pickup
Contact
: Matias Saari, matias@healthyfuturesak.org, 907-529-4178

July 2022

 

 

August 2022

RunFest Kids 2K (Anchorage)

When: Saturday, August 21, 10 a.m.
Where: Delaney Park Strip, W. 9th Ave.
Course: 2K (1.2 miles) route on pavement and grass around the Park Strip
For whom: Youth 12 & Under
More infohttp://www.anchoragerunfest.org/pages/races/kids-two-kilometer.php
To registerhttps://runsignup.com/Race/AK/Anchorage/AnchorageRunFest
How much: Free but registration required! (Donations accepted)
Primary sponsor: The Children’s Hospital at Providence; Healthy Futures will also attend
Warm-up: At 9:30 a.m. with local Healthy Heroes
Contact
: John McCleary, john@furrondy.net
Activities: Family Health and Safety Day on the Park Strip with plenty of activities; Anchorage Mile starts at 11 a.m.

 

September 2022

Tuesday Night Race Series (Anchorage)

When: Tuesdays from September 6 to October 25  
Where: Various locations in Anchorage 
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Distances: Munchkin League (kids and kids at heart), 1-3 kilometers; Farm League (recreational runners), 3-10K; Lightning League (competitive runners), 4-12K
How much: Online registration: Youth (17 & under) $2, Adults $7
Virtual option: Courses will stay marked from Tuesday through mid-day each Thursday for those who prefer to participate virtually.
To register:  https://anc.apm.activecommunities.com/municipalityanchorage/activity/search?onlineSiteId=0&activity_select_param=2&viewMode=list

More information: https://www.muni.org/Departments/parks/Pages/TuesdayNightRaces.aspx

Contact: Cathy Janigo, cathy.janigo@anchorageak.gov

Schedule:  
September 6 — Kincaid Stadium
September 13 — TBD
September 20 — TBD
September 27 — TBD
October 4 — TBD
October 11 — TBD
October 18 — TBD
October 25 — Kincaid Park Costume Run followed by awards party at the Kincaid Chalet

Anchorage School District Cross Country Jamborees — Back in 2022!

Tuesday, September 20 —
South Area Jamboree at Service High School

Thursday, September 22
Beach Lake Jamboree at Chugiak HS 

Wednesday, September 25 — North Area Jamboree at Bartlett High School

Schedules: To Be determined
Distances: 0.5 miles for grades K-2nd and 1 mile for grades 3-6

Fairbanks Area Elementary Cross Country Jamborees  #1-4 –


When:
TBD in September
Where: TBD
Schedule: Kindergarten-2nd, 5:30 p.m.; Grades 3-6 girls, 6 p.m.; Grades 3-6 boys, 6:30 p.m.
Distances: K-2nd Grade, 2K; 3rd-6th grades, 3K
Healthy Hero role model athletes: UAF cross country and ski teams
For more information: Norm Davis, norm.davis@k12northstar.org

October 2022

Tuesday Night Race Series (Anchorage)

When: Tuesdays from September 6 to October 25  
Where: Various locations in Anchorage 
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Distances: Munchkin League (kids and kids at heart), 1-3 kilometers; Farm League (recreational runners), 3-10K; Lightning League (competitive runners), 4-12K
How much: Online registration: Youth (17 & under) $2, Adults $7
Virtual option: Courses will stay marked from Tuesday through mid-day each Thursday for those who prefer to participate virtually.
To register:  https://anc.apm.activecommunities.com/municipalityanchorage/activity/search?onlineSiteId=0&activity_select_param=2&viewMode=list

More information: https://www.muni.org/Departments/parks/Pages/TuesdayNightRaces.aspx

Contact: Cathy Janigo, cathy.janigo@anchorageak.gov

Schedule:  
September 6 — Kincaid Stadium
September 13 — TBD
September 20 — TBD
September 27 — TBD
October 4 — TBD
October 11 — TBD
October 18 — TBD
October 25 — Kincaid Park Costume Run followed by awards party at the Kincaid Chalet

 

 

 

November 2022

 

 

December 2022

Solstice Tree Tour —  (Anchorage)

When: Mid-December, Date TBD
Where: Kincaid Park, Mize Loop
What: Tour beautifully decorated trees on foot or on skis (demos available), enjoy s’mores and other treats at burn barrel warming stations and be part of Anchorage’s newest and increasingly popular winter tradition! Healthy Futures will be among the tree sponsors.
How much: Free!
Free Shuttles: With the growing popularity of the Solstice Tree Tour, free shuttle service will be provided by the Nordic Ski Association of Anchorage beginning at 4 p.m. at Kincaid Elementary School (4900 Raspberry Rd.) and at 6420 Kulis Dr.
Parking: On-site parking is $5 per car until filled (spots not used by VIPS and volunteers).

Contact: Sara Miller, aksaramiller@gmail.com
What for: To support the Nordic Ski Association of Anchorage

 

 

 

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