Join the herd! The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and Skinny Raven are partnering to bring you the 3rd annual, Bison Run Wild 5K! The 5-kilometer race marks the anniversary of the Historic Wood Bison Reintroduction Project.
Participate in the race or show your support (race proceeds go to caring for the wood bison herd at AWCC), then stay for afternoon celebration with an award ceremony, animal presentations and food. The race starts at 11 am and the awards ceremony at 12:30 pm.
Prizes go to the top 3 male and female race winners. First place winners (male and female) get to name the first babies born of the season plus pick one more prize from our prize pool. Prizes include Icebugs, Bison Basket of wood bison goodies and WOWS tour for 2 in a coffee mug. *Register by March 16th and be guaranteed the Bison Run Wild t-shirt!
Virtual Runner: $40
Teams (adult and youth) receive 10% off when registering a team of 10 participants.
We have some great sponsors participating in this year’s race! ConocoPhillips will have a booth, giving away headbands for race participants. Major Marine will be raffling off a Spring Fever Package, this package includes a Gray Whale Watching Cruise for 2 and a one night stay at the Harbor 360 Hotel!
No driving or touring the Center during the race (from 10 am to 1 pm), regular operations will begin at 1 pm on April 14th.
REGISTER: You must register and agree to the run waiver online to participate in the race. A legal guardian must sign the waiver for participants under the age of 18.
Course: The start and finish line are located between the Gift Store and Bison Hall. Run consists of a two lap marked course through the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Cars will NOT be allowed on the course while the run is in session. COURSE MAP
Bib Pickup: April 12th Skinny Raven Dimond Location from 4 – 6:30 pm