The 37th annual Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Midnight Sun Run 10K is seeking volunteers for the starting and finish lines.

The race starts at 10 p.m. June 22 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Center and finishes inside Pioneer Park near the Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts.

People who want to volunteer can sign up online at More information is available by calling 456-8901 or sending an email to

Starting-line volunteers will be needed from 2 p.m. to midnight, and each shift will be two or four hours. Finish-line volunteers will be needed from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m., and the shifts will be four hours each.


Trail Run

Nicholas Janssen earned the overall title and Melissa Lewis was the women’s winner and third overall in the Toghotthele Trail Run near Nenana on May 25.

Thirty-five people participated in the race which was about 10 kilometers and was the first event this year in the Running Club North Trail Series The race was formerly known as the Annihilator.

Janssen finished in 54 minutes, 54 seconds on the course which started and finished at a gravel pit near Nenana. The course featured gravel roads and sections on trails.

Simon McLoughlin was runner-up in 56:43 and Lewis finished in 57:26.

Jacob Case was third among the men and fourth overall in 59:16. Tom Moran rounded out the top five overall in 1:00:07.

Contact News-Miner sports editor Danny Martin at 459-7586. Follow him on Twitter: @newsminersports.