The Eagle River Challenge 5K and 10K Trail Races take place on Saturday, August 11, 2018. REI will provide great door prizes, snacks & drinks and PAPA MURPHY'S PIZZA will provide pizzas & salads. Online registration will close on Friday, August 10th at 4:30pm. After that, in person sign ups will take place on Saturday with entry fee of $35. Bib pick up begins at 9am inside the Nature Center. Races start at 10am and follow the Dew Mound Trail and the Crow Pass Trail. No dogs or strollers are permitted during the race. PLEASE NOTE: After registering and paying, you will receive a confirmation email with subject "5K & 10K Race" - please print & bring to registration or have available on your smartphone.
Trail course is on uneven terrain with tree roots, rocks and hills. This is a wilderness race. The course may contain sticks, rocks, loose gravel, stumps, racers and other trail users. Please exercise caution. You are running in bear and moose territory. Emergency personnel will be available. Race coordinators and volunteers will not be responsible for any injuries incurred in the race. There are no water stations on the course, but water will be provided at start/finish areas. Please bring water with you. A link to the trail route map is on our homepage.
RELEASE AND INDEMNITY: In consideration of your accepting this entry, I the undersigned intending to be legally bound, hereby for myself, my family, my heirs, executors and administrators, forever waive, release from liability and wave any and all claims (whether for personal injury, death, illness, property damaged and/or property loss),including claims for negligence, which I may have as a result of my participation in this race, against the following: Friends of Eagle River Nature Center, Inc., its officers, board members, race organizers,volunteers, race sponsors, Chugach State Park, and other participants in this race. I acknowledge that trail running in Alaska has risks (both known and unknown) inherent in it, and in signing this entry form it is my intention to accept those risks, and all consequences thereof, for myself alone. I acknowledge that I have read this release in its entirety and understand and agree to be bound by its terms, and that I am signing it voluntarily without duress or undue entirety, without influence from anyone.
Please be sure the box is checked to agree to the Release & Indemnity then you will be taken to a secure registration page to enter the racer's name, age and sex. All racers under 18 years of age must have an adult guardian's signature.