Saturday, May 6, 2017 | START: 8 AM - 11 AM (depending on route)

Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge | Talkeetna, Alaska

Welcome to the Clean Air Challenge, Saturday, May 6, 2017

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The 2017 Clean Air Challenge is your chance to win one of three beautiful bikes courtesy of our new sponsor, The Bicycle Shop

  • Top Individual Fundraiser will win a Specialized Allez E5 Elite Sagan World Champion Edition or Specialized Dolce Elite E5. 
  • All Captains of team with $4,000 or more in team fundraising will be entered to win a Specialized Crosstrail Disc or Specialized Ariel Disc.  
  • The Top Youth and Child Fundraiser will win a Specialized Boys 21-Speed Hotrock 24 or Specialized Girls 21-Speed Hotrock 24.

Our thanks to The Bicycle Shop for supporting the Clean Air Challenge!

For 33 years, the American Lung Association's iconic Clean Air Challenge has been the premier cycling event in Alaska.

It's the perfect kick off to your summer.

This top notch ride gives you a choice of distances from 10 miles to 100, all starting and finishing at the beautiful Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. 

We provide comprehensive rider support, superb organization, jaw-dropping views of Denali, medical and mechanical support, and lunch and snack rest stops.

The single-day, looped route includes kid-friendly ride options.

  • The $500 (adults) or $250 (Youth) minimum fundraising includes your ride on Saturday, our after-ride feast and fete, and an overnight stay at the Lodge in a shared room. Or
  • Double your impact on lung health in Alaska by upgrading to the Winner's Circle fundraising level ($1,000) to earn a private room and a pre-ride stay at Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge.

Register today to ride hard, and breathe easy with the Clean Air Challenge!

What are trekkers saying about Clean Air Challenge?

Riders Talking

  • "Support was exceptional!"
  • "Loved the one-day event and the kid-friendly options!"
  • "Very well organized."
  • "Friendly - Relaxed."
  • "The healthy food choices were great!"
  • "Mission - Front and center."

Clean Air Challenge is a fundraiser to support the American Lung Association programs. Every rider is required to raise a minimum of $500 (adult rider) or $250 (Youth rider) in tax-deductible contributions in order to participate in the ride. Fundraising is easy - check these simple, powerful fundraising tips and qualify for great prizes.

  • Our Progress
  • Our Goal $270,000.00
  • Together, We've Raised

Top Teams

    1. Team Renate Schnell - $50,382.01
    2. Team Patty - $22,153.00
    3. Team Nunatak - $10,922.71
    4. Alyeska Pipeline Bikers - $8,167.50
    5. Neoplasm Annihilators - $7,181.00
    6. Glass Half Full - $6,575.00
    7. Pedal to the Medal - $6,479.00
    8. MRS T - $6,134.00
    9. Team Nan - $5,863.00
    10. BP Bike Team - $4,787.00


    Top Participants

      1. Self Donor Patty Ginsburg - $7,162.00
      2. Self Donor Molly McCammon - $6,012.00
      3. Self Donor Dara Glass - $3,517.00
      4. Self Donor John Shively - $3,378.00
      5. Self Donor Sherry Price - $3,203.00
      6. Ayris Gonzalez - $2,848.00
      7. Self Donor Frank Rue - $2,777.00
      8. Self Donor Julie Saddoris - $2,486.71
      9. Self Donor Diana Radoff - $2,181.00
      10. Self Donor Sally Rue - $2,100.00


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