Four options to be active on solstice weekend

  • By Staff Report
  • Thursday, June 18, 2015 10:54pm
  • Sports

Tsalteshi to kick off biking season

The Tsalteshi Trails Association will host a Mountain Bike Film Festival today at 7 p.m. at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center.

The film shown will be “Reveal the Path,” which was filmed partly on Alaska’s coastline.

The cost is $10 for those under 21, $10 for TTA members and $20 for nonmembers. Those who get or renew a TTA membership at the meeting get in for free.

 

Mouth to Mouth run set for Sunday

The Mouth to Mouth Wild Run and Ride will be held Sunday. The event starts at the mouth of the Kasilof River, at the Kasilof North Beach parking lot off Kasilof Beach Road, and ends at the mouth of the Kenai River, at the Kenai South Beach parking lot off Cannery Loop Road. The 10-mile course can be covered on foot or on bike, but a fat-tired bike is recommended. There will be a shuttle from the finish line back to the start line.

Proceeds go to Cook Inletkeeper, while registration is available at www.tsalteshi.org.

Preregistration is $25, or $20 for Tsalteshi Trails Association members. Day-of registration is $35, or $30 for members.

The event will end with a community bonfire beach party from 3 to 6 p.m.

 

Clam Scramble a go for Saturday

The Ninilchik Chamber of Commerce will hold the first Clam Scramble – Mud Run and Natural Obstacle Course on Saturday.

The three-mile race starts at noon at Deep Creek Recreational Park, follows along the Cook Inlet beach bluff, down to Ninilchik Harbor, then up the bluff to finish at Buzz Cafe above the Ninilchik River.

The race costs $30 and includes a T-shirt, while seniors 56 and above receive a $5 discount and those 6 to 12 years old race for $15. Proceeds support Ninilchik Emergency Services and the Ninilchik Chamber of Commerce.

Online registration is closed, but day-of registration starts at 10:30 a.m. at Deep Creek Beach.

 

Nikiski Family Fun Run set for Saturday

The Family Fun in the Midnight Sun fun run will be held Saturday. The run/walk is three or five miles and starts from the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. Registration is at 9 a.m., while the race begins at 10 a.m. The cost is $15, and includes a T-shirt.

 

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