ANCHORAGE - The 26th annual Crow Pass Crossing, sponsored by the University of Alaska Anchorage Milers Booster Club, begins at 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 18. The race starts with a 6 a.m. meeting at the Crow Pass Trail Head, the end of Crow Mine Road, six miles out of Girdwood.

The race is approximately 24 miles along the Crow Pass Trail from its start near Girdwood to the Eagle River Nature Center at the end of Eagle River Road. The total gradient is 5,959 feet, with a peak elevation gain of 3,888 feet. The race is limited to 150 entrants.

There is a $60 application fee. A portion of each application fee will be donated to the not-for-profit Eagle River Nature Center. The rest of the money will go towards event costs and the UAA Milers Booster Club. 


For more information, please call race director Michael Friess at 786-1325.