Welcome to the 2024 Mayor's Marathon & More! Can you believe it? This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Anchorage Mayor's Marathon! Every Summer Solstice, people from all over the United States and around the world come together to experience this extraordinary event. And of course, our local community is right at the heart of it all. There's something truly magical about the nineteen hours of daylight that surrounds this marathon. It's a time when people can push their limits, challenge themselves, and revel in the beauty of Alaska. Whether you're participating in the marathon, half-marathon, 8K, kids event, or relays, there's an incredible energy in the air that you won't want to miss. But the Mayor's Marathon isn't just about the race. Anchorage and Alaska have so much more to offer. Take the time to plan your visit ahead and make the most of your trip. The Visit Anchorage website is your go-to resource for everything from finding the perfect place to stay to discovering the best sights to see. Want to climb a glacier, spot a moose, or reel in a salmon? They've got you covered. Oh, and they'll even help you find the most delicious places to eat, the coziest spots to sleep, and the hottest dance floors to enjoy after the race. We're proud to co-host the Anchorage Mayor's Marathon with the University of Alaska-Anchorage Athletic Department and the Municipality of Anchorage, Parks and Recreation Department. And here's something exciting - our marathon course is certified by USA Track and Field as a Boston Marathon qualifier. So, if you're dreaming of qualifying for one of the most prestigious marathons out there, this could be your chance! Get ready to lace up those running shoes and join us for an unforgettable experience. This is more than just a marathon - it's a celebration of community, determination, and the incredible beauty of Alaska. So, come on, what are you waiting for? Sign up now, and let's make the 2024 Mayor's Marathon & More the best one yet!