ANCHORAGE – Time is running out to take advantage of standard registration rates for the 2012 Mayor’s Marathon & Half-Marathon, presented by ConocoPhillips. Standard rates will come to a close on Monday, May 21, with late-registration rates kicking in on May 22.

The 39th annual marathon is scheduled for June 23.

Registration is available online at

The Mayor’s Marathon Expo at the Sheraton, which will include race packet pickup, is scheduled for 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 21 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 22. No race-day registration or race packet pickups will be available.

The marathon (26.2 miles) and half-marathon (13.1 miles) events are certified by USA Track and Field. In addition to the marathon and half-marathon, three other individual events are offered - a 26.2-mile marathon walk, 5-miler and 1.6-mile Youth Cup. Also, back is the popular marathon relay, featuring four-member teams running 6.5-mile legs.