As she prepares to take on one of Alaska’s most popular foot races, KTVA 11’s Emily Carlson takes a look at the colorful history of the Fourth of July Mount Marathon race in Seward.

 

This year is the 100th anniversary of the running of Mount Marathon. The main event features a grueling 3,022-foot race to the top of the mountain and back down again.

 

Contact Emily Carlson at ecarlson@ktva.com and @emilyreporting

 

 

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