Run for the River
5K & 10 Mile • June 7, 2014

Register by Mail

The Run for the River 5K & 10 Mile race is part of the annual Kenai River Festival, a free family event geared towards fun and inspiration. The proceeds from the race help support the Festival and environmental education programs of the Kenai Watershed Forum. This year we are pleased to announce our presenting sponsor is Central Peninsula Hospital.

Many Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor...

Central Peninsula Hospital Logo

Race Central: Stanley Chrysler, 44055 Sterling Hwy, Soldotna
Start/Finish: Stanley Chrysler, 44055 Sterling Hwy, Soldotna


Early Registration - April 1 thru May 30 - $25
On-LineVia Mail • In Person (KWF office in Soldotna Creek Park)

Late Registration - May 31 - June 6 at the Runners Feed - $35
In person only at the Pasta Feed at Soldotna Creek Park. See below for details.

Race Day Registration - June 7 at Soldotna Creek Park - $45

General Information

This is a combination 5K and 10 Mile walk/run for all ages! Competitive runners as well as casual walkers all enjoy this multiple-turn, looped course that follows along the famous Kenai River. Medals are awarded to the top 3 5K and 10 Mile runners for men and women.


Race T-Shirts will be available on a first come first serve basis.

Bib Pick-up & Pre-Race Dinner • June 6th

All registered runner's are invited to a free dinner the night before the race! While there you can pick up your bib, enjoy live music and check out the race course maps. Volunteers will be on hand to answer any race related questions you might have. Late registration will be available for runners to register and join the festivities.

Stanley ChryslerRace Central & Race Day Information

Race Central is at Stanley Chrysler! All runners/walkers are asked to check in at Race Central. All race activities will be based at Stanley Chrysler.

Registration • 8:00 AM
10 Mile Start • 8:30 AM
5K Start • 9:00 AM


Saturday morning look for the Race Parking signs for free accessible parking to Race Central (as available)! Free overflow parking available at Johnson Tire, Aspen Hotel and Soldotna Creek Park.

From out of town

We're thrilled you have chosen to join us for the 2014 Run for the River. We know you'll find the Kenai Peninsula and specifically the city of Soldotna a very welcoming place. There are several close options for lodging and camping. We encourage you to visit the offical Visit Soldotna website as you make your plans to explore our area.

We need Volunteers

Want to be a part of this exciting event? Volunteers are needed for race set-up, manning water stations, registration and more! Contact Rhonda McCormick at rhonda@kenaiwatershed.org to sign up today!

Central Peninsula HospitalThank You, Central Peninsula Hospital!

Many thanks to all the folks at Central Peninsula Hospital! We appreciate their support and community spirit! Central Peninsula Hospital is dedicated to promoting wellness and providing high quality health care to residents and visitors to the Kenai Peninsula.

Thank You!


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