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Souvenir Merchandise

Each year, the Alaska Run for Women sells a variety of commemorative merchandise featuring a unique artistic design. For those attending in- person, merchandise may be purchased at bib pick-up events and on race day. For those participating virtually, merchandise may be ordered online. The online store  will open on May 25, 2024.

Merchandise FAQs

Why don’t I get a t-shirt with registration?
The RFW is a donation based event and no registration fee is charged.

Are merchandise proceeds donated to the cause of fighting breast cancer?
Yes! Net proceeds are added to the Alaska Run for Women grant program benefiting breast cancer awareness, education, support and early detection programs. Local merchandise sales are handled by RFW board members and a volunteer sales crew.

Why are you always out of MY size?
Merchandise orders are based on prior years sales, and are, at best, a guessing game! Often a certain color or style is more popular than others, and sells out faster.

Why are some items or sizes sold out on the morning of the race?
The goal is to sell all the merchandise and get the most financial benefit for the RFW grants program. There are three big selling days prior to the Run, and participants are encouraged to come early on these days and not wait until race day to make a purchase. Typically, merchandise is limited by race day. If we waited until the day of the run to sell all merchandise, the lines would be impossibly long and there is a risk of having a huge amount of unsold merchandise.

Will merchandise be mailed or can I pick it up somewhere?
Merchandise can be ordered and mailed to participants outside the Anchorage area. We ask that local participants plan to make their purchases during the bib pick-up events or on race day.

Other merchandise questions?

Contact Kathy Wisthoff