Fireweed 400

Close to the middle of nowhere, on the Glenn Highway at Sheep Mountain Lodge, 750 cyclists will take off for a race to Valdez, 200 miles away, an amazing highway ride, largely downhill, across some of Alaska’s most beautiful country. And then the most competitive among them will turn around and ride back up the mountains another 200 miles to the starting point. We’re focusing on the Fireweed 400, a unique, inspiring and fun summer event for the best cyclists and for a bunch off ordinary mortals who just want to challenge themselves.

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HOST: Charles Wohlforth


  • Peter Lekisch, Fireweed 400 race director
  • Janet Tower, elite competitor
  • Pamela Cravez, recreational competitor

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BROADCAST: Thursday July 11, 2013. 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm AKT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Thursday July 11, 2013. 7:00 – 8:00 pm AKT


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