Bradley Walters leads the pack up Angle Hill on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at the Salmon Run Series at Tsalteshi Trails. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Bradley Walters leads the pack up Angle Hill on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at the Salmon Run Series at Tsalteshi Trails. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Summer races kick off at Tsalteshi

The annual Salmon Run Series 5K races start on July 6 and continue every Wednesday through Aug. 3

The Tsalteshi Trails Association is preparing for a busy July full of events.

The annual Salmon Run Series 5K races, which are held in conjunction with the Kenai Watershed Forum, start on July 6 and continue every Wednesday through Aug. 3. Kids races start at 6 p.m. every week at the Skyview Middle School track with the general race to follow. There is also an option to participate virtually. To register for the series, visit https://www.kenaiwatershed.org/community-outreach/salmon-run-series/.

The weekly Soldotna Cycle Series is set to begin July 7 and run through Aug. 11. Every Thursday night at 5:45 p.m. Tsalteshi will host 6K and 12K races open to riders of all abilities — progressing in difficulty throughout the series. Prices are $30 for all six 12K races and $30 for all six 6K races. A season pass is $70. Pre-register at https://members.tsalteshi.org/event-4862599.

The annual Unity Run at the Skyview Trailhead will be at 9:30 a.m. on July 16 this year. The race, a collaboration between Tsalteshi and the Kenai River Rotary Club of Soldotna, will offer 1-mile, 5K, and 10K routes, as well as prizes and a barbecue for all participants. In-person registration on the day of the race begins at 8 a.m., or runners can register online https://members.tsalteshi.org/event-4854408. Prices vary between $25 and $50 depending on the specific race and number of runners.

For more information, visit https://members.tsalteshi.org/.

Reach reporter Camille Botello at camille.botello@peninsulaclarion.com.

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