The Alaska Adventure is Over

So now, the end is actually upon us. The results are official, everybody's home from the hill and no-one got injured up Mount Marathon. The brutal final run followed the official route, the same as yesterday's massive event, though the teams were a little less hurried...

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The End is Nigh…ish…

By : Pyro as reported for Sleepmonsters Gung Ho were the first to line, having ridden direct to Seward from TA6. They came in to the line battered and bruised. Jay Zech admitted that he'd coerced his wife into coming to Expedition Alaska as her last race, and probably...

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Down on the Plains

By : Pyro as reported for Sleepmonsters The race has settled down, and everyone is back more-or-less in the fold. Many sighs of relief are being breathed, from racers, organisation and media alike. After a number of hurried evacuations and bus trips, only SORB, Orion...

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Wet and Wilderness

By: Pyro from Sleepmonsters Most of the overnight action has consisted of team arriving at the rafting transition and getting their heads down to await the first raft run of the morning. The means of teams arrival has varied greatly, though. Some did it the standard,...

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Director’s Update : Day 2

It’s on!! The race got underway at exactly 10:06 am on June 28 from the shores of beautiful Eklutna Lake, 40 miles northeast of Anchorage, kicking off a 7 day, 390 mile odyssey through one of the most magnificent, wild and rugged places on earth. 20 teams started what...

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Expedition Alaska is Here!

Two years in the dreaming, 13 months in the making, and with the vision to do something that harkens back to the age when the adventure was the main goal, and a race wasn’t “sanitized,” Expedition Alaska kicks off with 3 days of intensive training, gear checks,...

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