Posts Tagged: Cycling

Cyclist Loan named Alaska Athlete of the Week

May 10, 2021

Anchorage cyclist Sheryl Loan was named the Alaska Athlete of the Week after she placed third in the Bike for Women to continue her astonishing streak of never finishing outside the overall top three in the race. Loan, who now races in the 60-64 age-group, clocked a time of 24:26, finishing third among the all-female… Read more »

Cyclocross season sees 245 participants in Anchorage

October 23, 2020

The pandemic didn’t stop the cyclocross season in Anchorage. A race at Kincaid park on October 17 wrapped up the six-race ArcticCross season, which saw 245 participants complete at least one event. Races were held at Kincaid (two), Mirror Lake, Russian Jack, Service High School and Hilltop. The best four results among the six races… Read more »

Anchorage bikers get muddy at Cyclocross Nationals

December 19, 2019

Undeterred by mud, five Anchorage cyclists held their own at the USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships in Lakewood, Wash. “It was muddier than I thought it was going to be,” said James Stull, adding that his family’s fleet of bikes had to be washed twice daily. Ellie Mitchell of Anchorage had the Alaskan contingent’s top… Read more »

Mitchell to participate with Team USA at Iowa City World Cup

September 2, 2019

Ellie Mitchell of Anchorage has been named to the Team USA roster for the Iowa City Cyclocross World Cup on Sept. 14. The 19-year-old was one of three riders named to the U-23 women to compete in the elite race. Mitchell is a freshman at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, where she is competing… Read more »

Sheufelt top women’s solo rider in Race Across America

June 22, 2014

After riding her bike literally across America, you figured Janice Sheufelt of Juneau would be exhausted. But apparently she was just getting started. The 47-year-old pulled away on the final day of the 33rd annual Race Across America, winning the women’s solo division in 11 days, 18 hours, 2 minutes. Sheufelt finished about 180 miles… Read more »