Even in winter there are races held across Alaska. Training for and participating in them can be a great way to stay active.
Or, turn fitness into a social activity by committing to training with a friend. Add these upcoming races to your calendar, and get moving!
• Fairbanks hosts the Snowshoe Classic 5K and 10K on Feb. 3.
• Those seeking a serious challenge may consider the Feb. 17 Susitna 100K or Little Su 50K, both lengthy trail runs.
• Really want to push yourself? The Homer Epic in March has 50K, 100K and even 150K courses to ski, bike or run.
– Liz Baker, The Alaska 100