Run for the River (Soldotna)

Run for the River (Soldotna)
Date(s) - June 8, 2024
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Guest Acceptance: Accepting All Guests Fee Required: Yes Estimated Fee: $35+ Date Flexibility: No, Dates/Times are Fixed Duration: 1-2 hours
Suitable Ages: All Ages (Fam Friendly) Gear Requirements: No Gear Required Skill Level: Beginner Friendly Difficulty Level: Easy Host Type: Community HELP: Contact this vendor for alternate dates/times.
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Join us on Saturday, June 8 for the 2024 Run for the River! Runners and walkers of all ages will enjoy this multi-turn, looped 5K and 10 Mile course that is routed along the famous Kenai River.

Run for the River is an annual event hosted by the Kenai Watershed Forum.  The proceeds from the race help support our summer events and the environmental programs of the Kenai Watershed Forum.  Runners and walkers of all ages will enjoy this multi-turn, looped 5K and 10 Mile course that is routed along the famous Kenai River.



Run for the River gives you THREE OPTIONS!

1) IN PERSON RACE – At this time, we are planning on an in-person Run for the River.  *If circumstances prevent an in-person Run, all runners will participate virtually.

2) VIRTUAL RUN – Pick your place (ANYWHERE in the U.S.!) and time of day to run your 5K or 10 Mile and then send us a screenshot of your run tracking app!  Virtual runners may pick up their t-shirts in person or select for them to be mailed.

3) DON’T RUN! – Not a runner but want to support Run for the River and the Kenai Watershed Forum? Donations towards the run and the Kenai Watershed Forum are greatly appreciated, and donors will receive a commemorative Run for the River shirt from previous years while supplies last.

Early Registration ~  thru May 31 ~ $25
Register online, by mail or in person at our office in Soldotna Creek Park
Late Registration ~ June 1 thru June 7 OR at Bib Pick-Up/Runner’s Feed June 7 ~ $35
Register online, stop by our office in Soldotna Creek Park or stop by the Runner’s Feed. Registered runners eat for free!
Race Day Registration ~ June 8 ~ $45
Register in person at Race Central

Online Registration available until NOON on Friday, June 7.


Medals are awarded to the top 3 runners in the 5K and 10 mile for both men and women.

Announcements, photos, and updates are all available on our Facebook page: RunfortheRiver

Run for the River is a PET FREE event.  For the safety of all, please leave pets at home while you enjoy the Run.


All registered runners are invited to a free pasta dinner the night before the race! While there you can pick up your race bib, t-shirt, and check out the race course maps.  Volunteers will be on hand to answer race related questions and late registration will be available.

Our Runners Feed is made possible by the generous support of Safeway!  Big thanks to Safeway for their continued support of Run for the River!




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