2015: Emelie Forsberg reaches the high point of the race course. Forsberg set a new record, climbing up and down the 3,022-foot mountain in 47:47.
2011: Runners take off from the start line in downtown Seward.
Gabe Esposito follows another junior competitior through the brush on the Mount Marathon course.
2019: Matti Silta, of Soldotna, opens a beverage right before crossing the finish line in the Mount Marathon men’s race on July 4, 2019, in Seward.
2006: William Andariase, 13, of Anchorage, tumbles down the scree slope after begining his descent from the turn-around in the junior race of Mount Marathon. He rose to his feet and continued down the slope.
2006: Amber Sheffield-Burke leads a group of women’s Mount Marathon racers from the turnaround back down the mountain.
2007: Karolyn Knuepple reaches the summit of Mount Marathon during the women’s race.
2007: A women’s Mount Marathon racer climbs toward the summit of the course.
2012: Racers slide in the snow near the peak of the Mount Marathon race.
2015: Nicole Lesko bounds down the mountain. About 350 racers competed in the women’s Mount Marathon event on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Emelie Forsberg set a new record, completing the course in 47:47.
2010: Todd Lowery approaches the finish line during the Mount Marathon men’s race.
2015: A racer slides down a muddy section on a portion of the trail known as the switchbacks.
2008: At the finish line of the Mount Marathon men’s race, Ryan Lewis proposes to Erika Dirks. She said yes. The couple met in school at the University of Idaho.
2015: Kilian Jornet approaches the finish line on Fourth Avenue in Sward. Jornet set a new record, finishing the race in 41:48.
2007: A women’s racer heads under a snow bridge that formed over the creek on the lower part of Mount Marathon.