We'll never take the place of your favorite running shoes,
but we'll be there every step of the way!
We want you to get the most out of your running, whether it's training for a personal best in an upcoming marathon or running with the kids on weekends. Running Club North is committed to promoting all forms of running in Interior Alaska. Recreational or competitive: we've got it all. Join us on a training run or show up on race day. The miles go by easier with friends.
Become a member! Download an RCN Membership Application or see the About Us page for membership options. Got a question? Suggestion? Concern? Go to the Contact Us page to find out how to get in touch with us.
- Annihilator Rescheduled - The Annihilator has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 8th at 11:00am. Much of the trail still has 6-12 inches of snow on it, making the original date of May 25th impractical. Registration will be the day of the race only. Bring $5 for the entry fee and something to share for the potluck after the race. See the listing in the event calendar for more information.
- Run from the Cops debuts in June - Ever wanted to Run From The Cops without getting arrested? Well here is your chance. Come Join us for a family fun 5K Run/Walk that helps bring members of our community closer to the officers who serve and protect. The 5K race is June 29th at 10:00am beginning in the Fairbanks Police Department parking lot. Registration is $20 for adults and $15 for kids 12 and under. Race day registration is $25 and $20. All proceeds will be donated to Wish Upon a North Star, an organization that grants wishes to Alaskan Children with life-threatening illnesses.
Registration is available at active.com or download the registration form and instructions here. More information is available in the flier available here. Contact Brenda Geier for more info (450-6500, 388-9194, firstname.lastname@example.org).
- CPR/AED Trainings Planned This Summer - As a service to its members, Running Club North is offering American Red Cross CPR/AED classes for RCN members. The classes will be taught by Amber Barlow, and are 4 hours in length. Classes will be held in the Nanook Lounge at the UAF Patty Center (right off the main lobby).
Sessions are June 12, July 10, and August 14 from 6-10 p.m. The cost of the class is $30, which includes the $20 fee for the American Red Cross card, supplies, and light snacks. Payment can be made at the class. If you would like to purchase your own copy of the book, please bring another $14.
The classes are limited to 8 participants and there is a 4-person waiting list. You can register for the class from the Event Signup page under the Events & Results menu on the RCN website or click here. If you are not an RCN member and would like to take one of these classes, you can become a member of RCN by downloading this form and sending it in with your annual dues: http://www.runningclubnorth.org/forms/RCNapp.pdf. Happy running!
- Youth Running Club for 7-12 year olds - This is a free running club for children ages 7-12 years old. The group meets every Tuesday and Thursday for the months of June and July, beginning June 11th and ending July 30th (there is no practice July 2nd and 4th). The meeting place is at the Birch Hill Cross Country Ski area. Practice is from 5:30-6:45. Children may be dropped off no earlier than 5:15 and must be picked up at 6:45 p.m. Distance covered is about 1.5-2.5 miles per practice. Children who participate in at least 10 practices will get a free t-shirt. There will be a potluck awards party to celebrate the summer on Tuesday, August 6th, at 5:30 p.m.
Registration form and information is available at goldenheartrotary.org. Sponsored by Running Club North and the Golden Heart Rotary Club of Fairbanks. For more information, contact Susan Kramer (590-5086, email@example.com).
Many High Five's and Wooo Hooo's were bantered about from the group as the Running Club North's annual winter training series came to a close this past Wednesday evening (3-27). Read More...
The Annual membership renewal date is quickly approaching on 4-30-13. Your timely renewal is greatly appreciated. You can print the membership or renewal forms here from the RCN web site. Read More...
Virtually everyone in Fairbanks knows how integral the Equinox Marathon is to the community there. Now the Equinox has received statewide recognition after being inducted into the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame on Feb. Read More...
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