Registration deadlines approach for Mayor’s Marathon

Regular registration for the 2009 Mayor’s Marathon & Half-Marathon, presented by ConocoPhillips, will come to a close Thursday, May 21. Applicants may register late on June 18-19 at the Mayor’s Marathon Expo at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel. The 36th annual marathon is scheduled for June 20.
Registration is available online at www.mayorsmarathon.com. A hard copy of the registration form can also be printed from the website or may be obtained at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex and various locations around Anchorage. However, racers are encouraged to use the online registration system and take advantage of reduced entry fees as well as the website’s other features, which include interactive course maps, travel information and more.
The Mayor’s Marathon Expo at the Sheraton, which will include race packet pickup, is scheduled for 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 18 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 19. No race day registration or race packet pickups will be available.