Alaska lighthouse run using technology to social distance


April 12, 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A fundraising run for Alaska's oldest original lighthouse will use technology to allow participants to raise money while social distancing during the coronavirus outbreak.

The Run 4 the Rock Foghorn Race in Juneau will allow participants to run individually and submit times by email or text, The Juneau Empire reported Thursday.

The Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association, which organized the fundraiser for the historic landmark near Haines, said participants can run a 2-kilometer (1.24-mile) hill climb or 5-kilometer (3.11-mile) and 10-kilometer (6.21-mile) course...

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