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Getting Here ...


by sea:

From Juneau, Haines, Ketchikan, or Bellingham take Alaska Marine Ferry to Sitka terminal (6 miles from downtown Sitka.  Go to Alaska Marine Highway website.


by air:

Alaska Airlines has daily northbound and southbound service to Sitka. Go to Alaska Airlines website.

Harris Air flies to and from various Southeast towns. Visit

Alaska Seaplanes flies from Juneau to Sitka and other towns. Visit


in Sitka:

Race will start at Blatchley Middle School. Look for us in the Blatchley Commons for registration, bib #'s and the awards and after party. Transition area will be set up in the parking round-a-bout and main entry. There will be signs identifying the race start.


Staying Here ...


Housing and Hotels

There are several hotels in Sitka but space is limited due to large influx of tourists from May to September.


The Bunkhouse at Fisherman’s Quay--Located in Sitka’s active fishing district and a short walk from downtown. See for details.


Aspen Hotel Sitka Located downtown, kitchenettes, wifi, 210 Lake Street Sitka, AK 99835

Sitka Hotel - Oldest hotel in Sitka, right downtown.907-747-3288


Westmark Sitka - Free High Speed Internet Access, Raven Dining Room & Lounge.  1-800-544-0970


Super 8 Motel - Easy walk to downtown. 907-747-8804


Sheldon Jackson College has dorms rooms on a limited basis. Dorm rooms can be private or shared. Every dorm room has 2 single beds. Bathrooms are shared for the hall (single-sex). Linens and towels are provided; toiletries are not. Room Request form:





Camping is available at two U.S.F.S sites: Starrigavan campground near the ferry terminal at the north end of town (7 miles from downtown) and Blue Lake campground at the south end of town (6 miles from downtown). Go to Forest Service Camping site.



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