Alaska > Run the Rock Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K
Kodiak, AK • Saturday, October 13, 2012 • Course Map
A coast-to-coast run on "Alaska's Emerald Isle", Kodiak Island. A chance to run a beautiful course, through the Coast Guard base and toward Anton Larsen Bay, ending at the Bear Valley Golf Course for a BBQ. There will be a spaghetti feed the evening before the race for marathon, half marathon and 10k runners.
The full marathon starts at 8:00 AM at the Coast Guard base near the Kodiak Municipal Airport, while those running in the half marathon, 10K and 5K will start their races in nearby Kodiak Station, at the Bear Valley Golf Course. Last year we had over 200 runners, an incredible turn out for our small community. We welcome you to use our race as an excuse to visit the last frontier!
October is a transitional month in Kodiak. Typically the beginning of the month resembles more fall and the end is rainy and windy, similar to our winter. It will be chilly in the morning, average temperatures around 40. However, last year the day ended up in the 50's and sunny. Prepare for the worst and hope for the best.
Race description provided by KMXT Public Radio, Kodiak, Alaska.
Weather & Climate
Located along the northern end of Kodiak Island in the Gulf of Alaska, roughly 400 miles southwest of Anchorage, Kodiak typically sees October temperatures that average between 46°F and 35°F, while precipitation amounts average just over 8.2 inches for the month. On the day of the race (Oct. 13), the average high is 47°F and the average low is 35°F.
View the race route map for the Run the Rock Half Marathon
To reserve your spot in the summer 2012 running of Kodiak's Run the Rock Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K or 5K race, visit the race website.
Official Race Website
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