Overall Rating
Overall Rating (3 Reviews)
5
(3 Ratings)  (3 Reviews)
DIFFICULTY
4
SCENERY
4.7
PRODUCTION
5
SWAG
5
The Prince of Wales Island Marathon is a destination race for both runners and walkers in Southeast Alaska. We are the race venue for those seeking a challenge and stunning scenery in a unique locale. Our out-and-back course starts at the backdrop of the Sunnahae Mountain at Craig High School … MORE
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Recent reviews

    gmarumoto FIRST-TIMER '19

    My favorite US race. As an out-of-towner, treatment is second to none. You get a "welcome mat." They pick a spirit animal, then someone in town colors in the spirit … MORE

    My favorite US race. As an out-of-towner, treatment is second to none. You get a “welcome mat.” They pick a spirit animal, then someone in town colors in the spirit animal with your name and hometown. The goody bag is a real goody bag. This year it was a dry bag (waterproof) filled with all kinds of stuff. The scenery was spectacular. But it is a tough race, uphill on the way out and rollers when it isn’t uphill. Post race “snack” was salmon or a burger with salads and desert. The winners got hand crafted wood paddles. They had an ice cream social with door prizes for those who could stay around. You got one ticket for running and could buy more. The drawing took almost an hour they had so much to give away. And the people couldn’t have been nicer. They made me feel like I was a local. I really think because of the location (it is definitely hard to get to, the last leg into Klawok is via a single engine Cessna Caravan or the ferry) they are looking for any excuse to have a party. Anyway, this is a great race!!!

    DIFFICULTY
    4
    PRODUCTION
    5
    SCENERY
    5
    SWAG
    5

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    Joann FIRST-TIMER '19

    The scenery is stunning. However it is a challenge to get to this race. It was a very delightful race but has the feel of a small town 5K. MORE

    The scenery is stunning. However it is a challenge to get to this race. It was a very delightful race but has the feel of a small town 5K.

    DIFFICULTY
    4
    PRODUCTION
    5
    SCENERY
    5
    SWAG
    5

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    M_Sohaskey Apr 28, 2020 at 2:20pm

    Ah, no doubt this is a beautiful course, and having traveled to (but never run in) Southeast Alaska, it's certainly a race I'd love to run. Thanks for all your… MORE

    Ah, no doubt this is a beautiful course, and having traveled to (but never run in) Southeast Alaska, it's certainly a race I'd love to run. Thanks for all your helpful reviews here on RaceRaves, Joann... we're loving your Staging Area page and your increasingly orange map, and look forward to seeing your 50 States quest (as well as our own) continue once this pandemic passes. Be well and keep running strong! LESS

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    gregchilivan REPEAT RUNNER '19

    My second time to POW for the marathon. This is not easy to get to, but an absolute must for anyone looking to check off Alaska or just in the … MORE

    My second time to POW for the marathon. This is not easy to get to, but an absolute must for anyone looking to check off Alaska or just in the mood for a destination race. The community and organization are second to none.

    DIFFICULTY
    4
    PRODUCTION
    5
    SCENERY
    4
    SWAG
    5

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