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Alaska runners crush it nationwide

November 18, 2019

From California to Utah to North Carolina, Alaskans ran up a storm over the weekend. Reigning Mount Marathon Race champion Hannah LaFleur of Seward won the Catalina Half Marathon and placed fourth overall in 1 hour, 37 minutes and 11 seconds. LaFleur received a strong challenge from Californian Evelyne Ruiz (1:37:27) and broke the existing… Read more »

Tomsich runs 1:06 at Vancouver Half Marathon

May 11, 2018

Tony Tomsich is in the best running shape of his life after recently clocking personal bests at both 10 kilometers and the half marathon. At the Vancouver Sun Run 10K on April 22, the former Fairbanksan now living in Vancouver, Canada, sped to a 12th place finish in 30 minutes, 38 seconds. That’s a pace of 4… Read more »

2017 PLAAY Summit set for Feb. 24-25

February 8, 2017

  A conference for leaders of youth The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame’s second annual PLAAY (Positive Leadership for Active Alaska Youth) Summit kicks off Thursday, February 24 at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium in Anchorage. Looking to build on the success of last year’s  inaugural conference, the 2017 PLAAY Summit features Alaskan experts… Read more »

Allison rises to Seattle Mariners’ front office

February 27, 2016

Growing up in the Mat-Su Valley, Tom Allison was so serious about baseball that he’d bring two mitts with him on high school basketball trips. That ensured he’d have a partner for playing catch. “I was just always trying to throw,” Allison recalled earlier this month by phone from the Phoenix airport. His dedication led… Read more »

Thanks for Voting!

December 1, 2015

Nearly 2,000 people submitted a ballot in the 2016 public vote.  Thanks to all of you that participated in the process! The Alaska Sports Hall of Fame selection panel will convene to review the public results and submit their own ballots on Sunday, December 6th.   The Class of 2016 will be announced at a press… Read more »

Join us for the Tough Slusher Tomorrow!

April 6, 2015

Alaskans of all ages are welcome to come out for the Tough Slusher this Saturday at Service High School in Anchorage Alaska and help raise money for ASHOF’s Healthy Futures program!  Registration closes at midnight AK time Friday, April 10th. Register HERE! The Tough Slusher is a non-competitive event for the whole family. The course… Read more »

Mize, Pease, Brown headline Class of 2015

December 8, 2014

ANCHORAGE –   Three athletes with remarkable resumes within their respective sports were announced at a press conference today as members of the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015.  Olympic biathlete and Anchorage Nordic Skiing pioneer Dick Mize,  Ketchikan basketball icon John Brown, and Mountain running legend Nancy Pease will be the next… Read more »

Kieffer Christianson [SKIING] DRAFT

April 12, 2014

Join Challenge Alaska and USA Paralympics as we explore the world of biathlon in the summer. It’s a great time to learn about the sport. Don’t miss out on this free event.

The Hall to honor Alaska sports stars tonight

March 18, 2014

A star-studded cast will be on hand for Alaska’s big sports awards night tonight, from 7:30-9:00pm, at the Anchorage Museum in downtown Anchorage. The 2014 Inductees and Directors’ Awards winners are slated for a variety of honors, enshrinements and video tributes. The evening will also feature a special tribute to Alaska’s 2014 Sochi Olympians. Basketball… Read more »