Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon & Half Marathon presented by ConocoPhilips
The Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon and Half Marathon includes the following events:

Start Times

7:30 am: Marathon & Marathon Relay - Bartlett High School
9:00 am: Half-Marathon & Buddy Half-Marathon - Delaney Park Strip
9:15 am: 4-Miler - Delaney Park Strip
9:30 am: Youth Cup

Healthy Futures Kid's Mile
Healthy Futures – Kid’s Mile is a free event for youth of grade school age with a full mile or half-mile option.  All runners will receive a race bib and finisher’s medal. 

Registration and race will be held June 18, 2015 at the Alaska Airlines Center. Registration cutoff time is 6:30 p.m. the race will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Healthy Futures is a proud partner of the Healthy Futures – Kid’s Mile. The signature program of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame, Healthy Futures works to empower Alaska’s youth to build the habit of daily physical activity.  Over 20,000 children from over 200 schools across the state participate in Healthy Futures programs.

The run will feature a DJ, and Celebrity Guest Athletes (Healthy Heroes) to hand out finishers medals and meet the kids afterwards.

Grilled-Cheese Sandwiches at the Finish Line
New partners Franz Bakery will be providing hot, grilled-cheese sandwiches at the finish line.  Franz Family Bakery proudly serves Alaska with fresh products made daily at their bakery on Spenard Road. They service local restaurants, grocery stores and businesses with their Franz and Alaska Grain products. They currently operate two Bakery Outlet Stores as well. One is located at 2248 Spenard Road and one is located at 443 West Parks Hwy in the Valley. 

Trip of a Lifetime
Last year the event had representation from all 50 states and 13 nations. You too can turn your Marathon dreams into an Alaskan trip of a lifetime. This site is chock-full of information for visitors, including:
  • Lodging
  • Activities
  • Tours

Please see Half Day Tours for Thursday & Friday Tour Options - these tour options will get you back in Anchorage in time for your evening activities.
Qualify for Boston
The Marathon course is certified by USA Track and Field and finishers can use their results to qualify for the Boston Marathon.