50 STATES MARATHON TOUR: ALASKA (39/50)

2012 BIG WILD LIFE MARATHON, ANCHORAGE: 3:31:24 (2012-08-19)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=735525656602772

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/big-wild-life-marathon-anchorage-alaska-2012-08-19/


Big Wild Life Marathon Website:
http://bigwildliferuns.com/


ALASKA, USA

State capital: Juneau (33,000)

State population: 732,000 (Anchorage 299,000)

State nickname: The last frontier

State bird: Willow Ptarmigan

State mammal: Moose, Bowhead whale, Alaskan Malamute

State motto:

North to the future

Famous people from Alaska:

Joe Juneau (prospector), Margaret Elizabeth Bell (author), Sydney Mortimer Laurence (painter)

Fun facts about Alaska:

In 1867 United States Secretary of State William H. Seward offered Russia $7,200,000, or two cents per acre, for Alaska.

More facts:

http://www.50states.com/facts/alaska.htm#.U8Jcl15n7eY

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g60880-Anchorage_Alaska-Vacations.html