The Midnight Sun Run attracts over 3,500 participants from all over the world, from the elite runners who are aiming to break the finish line ribbon to the back of the pack strollers simply out to have a good time.
Even those who don’t enter the race have opportunities to enjoy the event.
The race course, which starts at the UAF Patty Center and ends at Pioneer Park, meanders through a number of Fairbanks neighborhoods, where spectators are often times lined up elbow to elbow to cheer the runners on.
RACE DAY REGISTRATION AND BIB PICK UP:
4pm – 9pm at the UAF Patty Center
Starting Line activities begin at 7:00 pm. Starting line activities include: Music, Pre-Race Warm-up and Costume Parade!
Finish Line activities begin at 9:00 pm. The Finish Line is inside Pioneer Park along with postrace festivities for everyone. Enjoy the music by DJ ATM and a beer garden by HooDoo Brewing Co. Come join the fun!
Proceeds from the race benefit Fairbanks Resource Agency (FRA) programs for children and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities, as well as seniors with Alzheimer's and related dementia. Visit fra-Alaska.org for more information about their supported services.