News & Announcements

Join the Running Club North Board!

Love social media? Interacting with the public? Savvy with organization and scheduling? Running Club North is looking for their next Calendar and Communications Coordinator to fill an upcoming vacancy on their Board of Directors. Questions? Interested? Be sure to try...

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October RCN Events: Annual Meeting and Awards Social

October is the month when RCN holds two important and fun annual events that don't actually involve any physical running. RCN Annual Meeting: This event is open to all RCN members as well as non-RCN race directors. It will occur on Thursday, October 10th starting 6:30...

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Fahrenheit Be Darned 2019-20 Kicks off October 2nd!

Fahrenheit Be Darned 2019-20 Kicks off October 2nd!

All the folks involved with the Fahrenheit Be Darned (FBD) Winter Training Runs hope you can migrate back for another season. George, Jeremy, and Ed have a few new, exciting challenges to keep things moving. Six months of winter can pass quickly if you get out and run...

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2020 Race Calendar Planning

It’s time once again to plan our annual events calendar. We need your cooperation in planning the 2020 Running Club North Events Calendar. This year, we will continue to use an online Calendar Event Application on the RCN website where you will be prompted to provide...

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RCN Sponsors Inaugural UAF Blue and Gold Run Fest

The UAF Nanooks Cross Country team kicked off its 2019 season in grand fashion with the inauguration of the Blue and Gold Run Fest on August 31, 2019. The meet was the first of five for the Nanooks this season, and their only home event. The UAA Seawolves, the...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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