News & Announcements

Floyd Reishus Graveside Service

Long-time interior Alaska coach--ski and running--and waxing expert Floyd Reishus passed away in December. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2019, at Birch Hill Cemetery. To read about Floyd's incredible life see this obituary.

read more

Spring Trails Report for May 17

The link below leads to a spring trails report for the Fairbanks-area. With these reports I hope to protect trails from being damaged and give people a better trails experience. This is an evolving idea, so your comments and suggestions are welcome. You can contact me...

read more

Local Trails Update As of May 10

BIRCH HILL RECREATION AREA TRAILS The Birch Hill trails have dried out enough that they are ready for GENTLE use. There are still areas that are soft. Please try to avoid those sections. If it does rain a lot, please give the trails a few days to dry out. SKYLINE...

read more

Birch Hill Trails Not Ready for Use Yet

Please do not use the trails at Birch Hill Recreation Area yet. While there are a few dry spots, much of trails are really wet with some ice in the shady areas. In addition, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory and is predicting up to 4...

read more

RRCA Alaska State Representative Position Open

A message from Andy Smith, Program Manager for Road Runners Club of America: With Sharron Fisherman (sadly) moving away from the state soon, the Road Runners Club of America is looking for a new Alaska State Representative. RRCA State Representatives (State Reps) are...

read more

Birch Hill Rec Area Still Ski Only

Seems that an eager fatbiker heard that the Birch Hill trails were closed to skiing and figured he would use them for a spin on his fatbike. Nope. The NSCF is still grooming for skiing. Please stay off the Birch Hill trails unless you are on skis. We will let you know...

read more

Important Public Meeting About Trails on BLM Lands!

BLM will be holding a public meeting about trails in the White Mountains and the Steese management corridor. "The Bureau of Land Management invites you to an engaging conversation on trails and other access. Please come review maps, discuss recreation and access...

read more

FNSB Parks & Recreation Survey

To All RCN Members and Park Users: The FNSB Parks and Recreation Department is looking for your input! See below: The Fairbanks North Star Borough Parks and Recreation Department is looking for your input on how you use and value our community parks and recreation...

read more

Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Voting

Friday, November 30th is the last day to vote on-line for the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. There are three categories for voting: People: Vote for up to five candidates Moments: Vote for up to three Events: Vote for up to three Voting is an experience looking at the...

read more

2018 RCN Award Winners Announced!

Each year, Running Club North awards three prestigious awards to a select few people who stand out in their service to the club and the running community. Tonight at the annual meeting, RCN recognized the following amazing people: Volunteer of the Year: Rhonda...

read more