Anchorage Running Club
It's once again that time of year for club members to start thinking about renewing their running club membership. The on-line web page for 2017 membership registration is now available. New members who sign up in December can join us at our Wednesday evening Dome runs for the rest of 2016.
Visit the club membership page for more information.
Board Members Needed
The Anchorage Running Club is looking for members willing to serve on its board of directors. At the next annual meeting, which is scheduled for January 25, 2017, the membership will elect three directors. Directors serve a three-year term. Please contract Gregory Dixon, the current board president, at: email@example.com if you would like more information or have interest in being a board member.
The Anchorage Running Club is a 501(c3) tax exempt organization promoting healthy lifestyles through running and walking. The Club has close to 700 members that include elite runners, mid-packers, back-of-the-packers, recreational walkers, and kids.
The Club hosts several events throughout the year including:
- Weekly one hour run/walks at the Alaska Dome from October through March;
- Trent-Waldron-Glacier half marathon and Pulsator 10K;
- Boondocks Breakaway 5K trail run;
- Masters 5K/10K; the Anchorage RunFest;
- Oktoberfest 5K/10K Run to End Homelessness;
- Zombie Half Marathon.
In addition, the Club supports through cash donations or equipment loans several other races in the Anchorage area organized by other groups.
The Club has an ongoing scholarship program for Anchorage Area graduating high school seniors involved in running and also supports high school teams providing aid station support at the Club's various races.
The affairs of the Club are handled by a volunteer nine-person board of directors. Board meeting are typically held each month for
an hour or two and board members are involved in helping to organize and staff races.
The Dome runs for Winter 2016/2017 have started. The runs are held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM and will continue through the last Wednesday in March. There is no charge to running club members.
Track Clubs and Training Groups for 2016
If you are looking for a training group or track club to join visit our Track Club and Training Group informational web page.
Groups who would like to be added to the page should contact our Webmaster with their request.
Who We Are
The Anchorage Running Club is a not-for-profit association of over five hundred individuals who share a common interest in running and/or walking. Our membership is represented by the entire spectrum of performance, including elite runners, mid-packers, back-of-the-packers, and recreational walkers. Among our ranks are marathoners, triathletes, race walkers, high school cross country team members, the young, the not-so-young, male and female alike. The Anchorage Running Club truly offers something for everyone!