Marathon Spectator Driving Directions
Part of the cheering section? Here are driving directions to spectator viewpoints along the marathon route. Please note that spectators are responsible for their own transportation needs.
Spectator Viewing Point No. 1 (from Bartlett High School)
Turn left on Muldoon Road from the Bartlett High School parking lot. Cross over the Glenn Highway and turn left on Boundary Avenue. Take a left onto Frontage Road and park in the turnout past the power plant. Spectators must walk approximately a quarter of a mile down the gravel road to reach the marathon course.
Spectator Viewing Point No. 2 (from Point One)Return to Muldoon Road and head south approximately 2.5 miles, turn left at the Pioneer Drive stoplight. Follow Pioneer Drive through the residential subdivision and turn right on Klutina Drive. Follow the gravel road to the pump station and park on the side of the road. Spectators must walk a half mile down the trail to the marathon course. Do not block the gravel road and do not park in the subdivision.
Spectator Viewing Point No. 3 (from Point Two)
From Pioneer Drive, take a left onto Muldoon Road. Muldoon curves west and becomes Tudor Road. Turn left at Boniface Parkway and park in the Alaska State Troopers parking lot. The marathon course runs parallel to Tudor Road; please be careful when turning.
Spectator Viewing Point No. 4 (from Point Three) Head north on Boniface Parkway until Northern Lights Boulevard, turn left. Continue Westbound on Northern Lights until Bragaw Street, turn right. Follow Bragaw to East 20th and turn right, then make another right turn into the East High School Parking Lot. Walk across Northern Lights at the intersection with Bragaw to the trail and marathon course.
Spectator Viewing Point No. 5 (from Point Four)
Return to westbound Northern Lights Boulevard. Turn right on Lake Otis Parkway and travel one half mile to the Davenport Baseball Fields parking lot. Turn right into the parking area. The trail will be to the north, behind the ball fields.
Spectator Viewing Point No. 6 (from Point Five)
Return to westbound Northern Lights Boulevard, turn right onto A Street. At the bottom of the hill, turn right on East 16th Avenue, then right into the parking lot of Sullivan Arena/Ben Boeke Ice Arena. The Chester Creek Trail/marathon course is south of the parking lot along the treeline. It can be reached via a short paved path between the outdoor hockey rinks and the football stadium.
Spectator Viewing Point No. 7 (from Point Six)
Exit the parking lot turning left on 16th Avenue. Turn right on Cordova and then take a left at the stoplight on 15th Avenue. Follow 15th until reaching I Street, turn right. From I Street, travel three blocks and take a left at 12th Avenue. Follow 12th to N Street and turn left. Continue down N Street and turn right on 15th Avenue. The street parallels the marathon course. Parking is available along the street, but is limited.
Finish line at Delaney Park Strip (from Point Seven)
Return to N Street which ends near the finish line. On street parking is available but may be limited. Please respect the neighborhood and do not block driveways.
Arctic Valley Road and Campbell Airstrip Road are closed for veiwing
Spectator parking is not available on the Bartlett High School grounds or its parking lots. The closest spectator parking for viewing the start is at the Tikahtnu Commons mall area or the Anchorage VA Outpatient Clinic. Spectators may ride the participant shuttles from downtown on a space available basis but on the morning of the race, space is very limited.
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