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Bill Spencer

Bill Spencer has a knack for leaving his mark in permanent ink. Once he sets a standard for greatness – something else he has a knack for – it seems to last forever. In a race where Alaska legends are made, few names are etched more deeply in Mount Marathon lore than Spencer’s, whose records are recited with reverence every summer as the annual mountain run in Seward approaches.

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Alaska Sports Hall of Fame events scheduled Thursday, Friday

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame has assembled many of Alaska’s greatest athletes for its 10th anniversary this week, a group that includes Olympians, Native sports icons, mainstream athletes, mushers, mountaineers and many more. A free community celebration from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the Alaska Airlines Center kicks off the festivities. “It is going to… Read more »

The List

People George Attla Chad Bentz Carlos Boozer Red Boucher Holly Brooks John Brown Martin Buser Susan Butcher Mario Chalmers Don Clary Corey Cogdell Janay DeLoach  Herb Didrickson Rosey Fletcher Scott Gomez Jeannie Hebert-Truax Virgil Hooe Nicole Johnston Reggie Joule Nina Kemppel Jeff King Trajan Langdon Wally Leask Hilary Lindh Lance Mackey Dick Mize Tommy Moe… Read more »

World champ Jornet confirms plans to run Mount Marathon

Alaska’s famed Mount Marathon race in Seward took a major step forward two years ago when Eric Strabel of Anchorage shattered the race’s 32-year-old course record. The three-time champ believes the race will evolve even more this summer after world champion Kilian Jornet of Spain announced his plans to run Mount Marathon on July 4…. Read more »

Induction Ceremony set for Tonight!

The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame ceremony to honor the Class of 2015 inductees and annual Directors’ Awards winners will take place tonight at the Anchorage Museum auditorium at 625 C Street in downtown Anchorage.  The event, which is free and open to the public, will be from 7:30-9pm with a receiving-line reception to follow in… Read more »

Mize, Pease, Brown headline Hall’s Class of ’15

Three athletes with remarkable resumes within their respective sports headline the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015 announced at a press conference today. Olympic biathlete and Anchorage Nordic skiing pioneer Dick Mize, Ketchikan basketball icon John Brown and mountain running legend Nancy Pease will be the next inductees into the Hall. Soldotna’s Michaela… Read more »