Chena River to Ridge
50 Mile and 25 Mile Multi-sport Endurance Race
in Interior Alaska’s Chena Recreation Area
We invite you to venture north to Fairbanks to participate in this unique multi-sport endurance race in interior Alaska. The Chena River to Ridge race will take racers around maintained snow-machine trails in the Chena River Recreation Area about 30 miles east of Fairbanks. Its a challenging race course with big ascents, fast downhills, blind turns, and outstanding views of the local hills and the Alaska Range as the trail climbs high above the valley floor. Racers can either travel by ski, bike, or on foot. There is a 50-mile course and a 25-mile course. After the race, you can relax your muscles in the thermal waters at Chena Hot Springs Resort, about 30 minutes away.
Jane Lanford, a well-known distance runner in interior Alaska, and her husband, Steve, have generously donated the cost of the rental fee for the 2018 Chena River to Ridge staging facility. It's a win-win for all involved, as all fees for renting the Twin Bears camp...read more
Registration is now open for the 2018 Chena River to Ridge at Ultrasignup…read more
Visit the results page to see results from the 2013 through 2017 Chena River to Ridge races.read more
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