May 11, 2024


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The Clean Air Challenge Turns 40!

Join us for an unforgettable weekend as we celebrate our 40th anniversary of the Clean Air Challenge taking place on May 11, 2024! This event offers four, fully supported ride lengths: 100-mile, 60-mile, 26-mile, and a fun 10-mile route. Take in the amazing views as you ride down the Talkeetna Spur Road and up the breathtaking Parks Highway. Upon your return enjoy live music, games, beer from Denali Brewing, and unbelievable views from the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge deck!

Our mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through research, education, and advocacy. The dollars our riders raise are making a difference every day!

Register now, build your teams, and start working towards our amazing fundraising incentives, including overnight stays at the Lodge.

Together We've Raised…

  • Raised:

    Goal: $313,750.00

Top Participants

Total number of participants: 213
    1. Fundraise Hard, Ride Harder Personal Gift Sherry Price - $5,528.00
    2. Fundraise Hard, Ride Harder Personal Gift Kenneth Thomas - $5,377.00
    3. Milestone Personal Gift Frank Jeffries - $3,903.00
    4. Milestone Personal Gift Julie Saddoris - $3,799.59
    5. Milestone Molly McCammon - $3,048.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Robert Klieforth - $3,001.00
    7. Milestone Personal Gift Nan Voorhees - $2,504.44
    8. Kate Rickel - $2,350.00
    9. Reaching for the Top Personal Gift Julie Hasquet - $2,341.00
    10. Reaching for the Top Chelsea Guintu - $1,533.01

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    Top Teams

    Total number of teams: 27
      1. Team Nunatak - $19,448.86
      2. Run Wild Fitness - $12,670.92
      3. SLR Air Heads - $8,835.00
      4. Pedal to the Medal - $6,153.06
      5. FedEx Alaska - $5,650.00
      6. Team Patty & Molly - $4,801.00
      7. ENSTAR - $4,755.05
      8. Rail Riders - $2,182.25
      9. Team Renate Schnell - $1,710.00
      10. Simply Better Cyclists - $1,633.00

      Why We Need You in the Fight

      In March, the American Lung Association launched a $25 million initiative to end COVID-19 and defend against future respiratory virus pandemics. At the same time, we're continuing our advocacy work to support clean air and redoubling our long-term commitments to lifesaving research.

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      Thank You to Our Local Sponsors


      Mission Sponsor

      Providence Imaging Center

      Platinum Sponsors

      Enstar Yordy AVRTC

      Gold Sponsors

      Orthopedic Physicians Alaska Mat-Su Health Foundation Doyon Limited Foundation Health Partners Conoco Phillips Providence Alyeska Pipeline

      Event Partners

      Alaska Airlines Credit Union 1 Northwest Strategies Yuit Comms Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge Alaska Railroad Corporation Denali Brewing Company The Alaska Club The Bicycle Shop

      National Sponsors

      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

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