Information About

Marathon Mountain

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Marathon Mountain on The Map

Location

60 ° 6' 55" N,
149 ° 30' 15" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Elevation

4459 ft (1359.1 m)

Uses

Marathon Mountain in Detail.

About

The feature is in Kenai Mountains, on Kenai Peninsula, approximately 2 mi. west of Seward, Chugach Mts.

History

Named for the marathon races that are run on the mountain each year. The first "mountain marathon" race was run in 1915. The marathon consists of a race to the top of the mountain and back (Currier, 1966, p. 10-13).

Places Near Marathon Mountain
Bays:

Bulldog Cove, Derby Cove, Humpy Cove, Resurrection Bay, Sunny Cove, Thumb Cove,

Capes:

Caines Head, Callisto Head, The Iron Door, Lowell Point, Race Point, Sandspit Point, Tonsina Point,

Channels:

Eldorado Narrows,

Cities:

Seward,

Dams:

Lowell Creek Dam,

Glaciers:

Bear Glacier, Exit Glacier, Lechner Glacier, Skee Glacier,

Islands:

Fox Island, Frozen Rock, Hat Island, Slate Island, Squab Island, Twin Rocks,

Lakes:

The Lagoon, Bear Lake, Bear Lake, First Lake, Grayling Lake, Grouse Lake, Little Bear Lake, Long Lake, Lost Lake, Meridian Lake, Preachers Pond, Second Lake, Ski Lake, Troop Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Ascension, Bear Mountain, Mount Benson, Callisto Peak, Marathon Mountain, Phoenix Peak,

Parks:

Sandspit Point State Marine Park, Sunny Cove State Marine Park, Thumb Cove State Marine Park, Two Lakes Park,

Peaks:

Foundary Peak, Mount Kenny Baker, Lowell Peak,

Ridges:

Resurrection Peaks,

Rivers:

Resurrection River, South Fork Snow River,

Streams:

Bear Creek, Boulder Creek, Box Canyon Creek, Clear Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Fourth of July Creek, Godwin Creek, Japanese Creek, Likes Creek, Lost Creek, Lowell Creek, Martin Creek, Paradise Creek, Placer Creek, Redman Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Scheffler Creek, Spring Creek, Spruce Creek, Tonsina Creek,

Routes:

Alpine Trail, Beach Access Trail, Caines Head Trail, Exit Glacier Trail, Harding Icefield Trail, Loop Trail, Lost Lake Trail, Primrose Creek Trail, South Beach Trail,

Cities:

Bear Creek, Lowell Point, Woodrow,