Posts Tagged: Ketchikan HIgh

Updike becomes second Alaskan to break 4-minute mile barrier

July 18, 2021

A few weeks after Isaac Updike suffered heartbreak on the track, the Ketchikan distance runner bounced back with one of his greatest performances. The 29-year-old became the second Alaskan to run a 4-minute mile after posting a winning time of 3:58.26 at the American Track League in Mission Viejo, California. Updike joined an exclusive club… Read more »

Ostrander and Updike share Alaska Athlete of the Week honors

June 28, 2021

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander and Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike were named Alaska Athlete of the Week co-winners after turning in outstanding performances against elite fields of professionals in the steeplechase at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Ostrander clocked a personal best time of 9:26 in the 3,000-meter obstacle race. The 24-year-old cut nearly four seconds off her previous PR and finished eighth… Read more »

Updike suffers heartbreak at Olympic Trials, fades to fifth

June 26, 2021

Ketchikan runner Isaac Updike suffered major heartbreak at the U.S. Olympic Trials. In the lead on the final lap of the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, the 29-year-old Alaskan fell off the pace and finished fifth. Only two spots separated him from anguish and glory as the top three finishers punched their tickets to the Tokyo Summer… Read more »