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AMH Anchorage Cup Race Details

Participants will have the option to buy any 5 or all 7 race series passes or just individual races and series points will only be awarded for the original 5 AMH Anchorage Cup races. 

Race Date/Time Race Course
Wooden Ski Classic
5k Kids race
Russian Jack Springs Park
Sunday, November 29, 2015
12 pm Noon Start
COURSE MAP

Race Cancelled for this season (2015-16)

Wooden Ski Classic Description: Costume and wooden skis NOT required! Come out and see the great outfits! Bring out your knickers and wooden skis for an old town classic ski race. Event is cosponsored by the Sons of Norway. Waves begin with authentic costume + wooden skis (you start later if you're wearing plastic skis and Lycra). HINT: Authentic = Scandinavian design and wool knickers, wool skirts, wool hats, wool sweaters. Proceeds go to NSAA college scholarship fund.

Stay for the Traditional Scandinavian breakfast in the Russian Jack Chalet

 

Sprint Relay
1k x 2 laps per person
Sunday, December 6, 2015
Sunday, February 14, 2016
12 pm Noon Start
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12/4/15 Update: Sprint race has been rescheduled for February 14, 2016 - "The Love Sprint Race". COSTUMES HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Sprint Relay Race Description: A fun way to kick off the racing season.  Two-person relay teams take turns skiing freestyle around a one kilometer loop starting and finishing in the Kincaid stadium.  Each skier does the loop two times.  Age categories based on the average age of the skiers on each relay team.  If you don't already have a teammate show up early and we will help find one for you.

MORE DETAILED SPRINT RACE INFORMATION

 

Hickok Duathlon
7.5k classic + 7.5k freestyle raceĀ 
Kids race
Hillside Park (Service High School)
Sunday, December 13, 2015
12 pm Noon Start
COURSE MAP

Hickok Race Description: This is a combined 7.5K classic race and 7.5K freestyle race.  There are two catagories; solo and relay.

MORE DETAILED HICKOK RACE INFORMATION

Read the story of Bruce Hickok who this race is named for.

Beach Lake Freestyle Flyer
Kids race, 7.5k or 15k
Chugiak High School
Sunday, January 17, 2016
12 pm Noon Start
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Beach Lake Trails

Race cancelled for this year (2016) due to no snow.

Beach Lake Race Description: A freestyle style ski race at the Beach Lake trails (Chugiak).  Choose between 7.5k, 15k, or kids 3.1k distances.

MORE DETAILED BEACH LAKE INFORMATION

Pia's Classic
5k, 15k, 30k, Kids Race
Kincaid Park
Sunday, January 31, 2016
12 pm Noon Start
Course Map

NOTE: 2016 Race changes - 1 lap = 3.6k, 3 laps = 10.7k, 5 laps = 17.9k

MORE DETAILED PIA'S RACE INFORMATION

Pia's Race Description: A classic ski race with your choice of distance: 5k, 15k or 30k. There will also be a 2.5k un-timed fun race for youngsters.

Who was Pia?

Sven Johansson
20k, 8k, Kids Race
Kincaid Park
Sunday, February 21, 2016
12 pm Noon Start

All Sven Races Course Map

Sven Race Description: 20K and 8K events, 1.3K for the kids, pizza and big prize drawing afterwards.  Lots of climbing, repeatedly, to the tip top of the sprint hill. 

Pizza and big prize drawings following the race!

MORE DETAILED SVEN RACE INFORMATION

Who was Sven Johansson  | 1959 Sven Article | More History

Phat and Freestyle Duathlon
10k fat tire bike + 10k freestyle ski
Kincaid Park, Biathlon Building
Sunday, March 13, 2016
12 pm Noon Start
10k Bike Map | 10k Freestyle Map

Duathlon Race Description: 10k Fat Tire Race + 10k Freestyle Race

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