R2AK: Let the adventure begin
Published on June 2nd, 2015
The Race to Alaska is a unique, non-motorized, 750-mile marathon geared toward long distance rowers, paddlers and sailors. The race departs Port Townsend, Washington on June 4, and finishes in Ketchikan, Alaska. The first person or team to finish wins $10,000. Second place will be awarded a set of steak knives. There are 40 teams registered to do the full race, with 20 additional teams registered to complete the Port Townsend to Victoria leg. Teams hail from all over the US and Canada. The race is being hosted by the Northwest Maritime Center. Details.