An out-and-back course taking you from the Willow Community Center, winding through Willow Area lakes and out to the Willow Swamp and back for half-marathoners, or around Willow Swamp to Eagle Quest Lodge and back for the marathoners. The 5K course will also be an out-and-back along the marathon course. The course is almost entirely on winter trails. Trail conditions will vary depending on snowfall. It is very important that potential racers read through the race rules and details on the website prior to signing up. It can be very cold in Willow this time of year and proper preparedness is essential.
On-line sign-up ends Friday, December 19th at 12AM, 2014 (Thursday at midnight). Race day sign-up will be available. All racers are guaranteed a long sleeve tech t-shirt IF they sign up by December 4th, 2014. IF they sign up after December 4th, shirts will be first come-first serve at bib pick up until shirts run out. See website for more details.
Want to run or support the race but can't come to Willow, Alaska? Join us instead as a virtual runner! We select a marathoner to represent the virtual runners. You receive his/her time, a race t-shirt and finisher award. Follow the website to find our your "time" and to see the photos from your race, taken by your marathoner along the way. In return, your entry fee helps support the race and future winter and summer races in and around Willow, Alaska.
Local time: 5:27 AM