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Alaska Day Fun Run scheduled for October 20


October 18, 2018

Over 150 years ago, on Oct. 18, 1867, the territory of Alaska was transferred from Russia to the United States of America. Today, Oct. 18 is commemorated across the state as “Alaska Day.” Southeast Beasts, a Wrangell running group, has organized an Alaska Day fun run on Oct. 20 to commemorate the holiday and to raise funds for the Wrangell Mariner’s Memorial.

This will be the fourth fun run to take place in Wrangell. Lucy Robinson, with Southeast Beasts, said they did the fun run for three years in a row, but took a break last year. She said her group is happy to help raise awareness...

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