Sixteen people participated in the 2021 Jakolof Bay 10 Miler race Saturday, July 31. (Photo provided by Tania Spurkland)

Sixteen people participated in the 2021 Jakolof Bay 10 Miler race Saturday, July 31. (Photo provided by Tania Spurkland)

Seldovia hosts Jakolof Bay 10-Miler

The Seldovia Arts Council hosted the Jakolof Bay 10-Miler race Saturday, July 31.

The Seldovia Arts Council held the Jakolof Bay 10 Miler race last Saturday, July 31. With COVID-19 cases on the rise, only 16 people participated in the event, but Tania Spurkland, Seldovia Arts Council secretary, said those who were able to race had fun.

“We had excellent weather for a fun event,” Spurkland said. “Due to the present COVID situation, our participation was down, but all that did participate seemed to enjoy themselves.”

The Jakolof Bay 10 Miler race results are as follows:

Adult Female Runners: Rima Carlson, 1:18:21; Rachel Friedlander, 1:39:10.

Adult Male Runners: Lance Williamson, 1:14:35; Devon Hansen, 1:26:30; Jonathan McLeod, 1:35:10.

Adult Female Bikers: Dianne Prince, 0:53:34; Margot Bias, 0:53:35; Connie Van, 1:00:50; Mel Chapman, 1:00:50; Joann Hansen, 1:29:18.

Adult Male Bikers: Brian Carlson, 0:40:11; J.J. Pilgreen, 0:53:25; Jeff Snedgen,1:13:26.

Juvenile Female Bikers: Duna Snedgen, 1:13:25; Lily Harris, 1:13:25.

Juvenile Male Bikers: Cyrus Pilgreen, 0:53:25.

The race was sponsored by the Seldovia Arts Council with support from the Kachemak Bay Running Club, the City of Seldovia and the Seldovia Chamber of Commerce.

“A huge thanks to the following businesses in Seldovia and Homer that donated awards and prizes for this event,” said Tania Spurkland. They include: Seldovia Bay Fast Ferry, Mako’s Water Taxi, Cycle Logical, Homer Saw and Cycle, KC Delights Food Truck, Homer Bookstore, FreeSpiritWear, Seldovia Fuel and Lube, Crab Pot Grocery, Harbor Inn, Seldovia Trading Post, Perry’s Cafe, Grace Ridge Brewing, Thyme on the Boardwalk, Two Sisters Bakery and Asta Gallery.

For more information about the Jakolof Bay 10 Miler, contact the Seldovia Arts Council at

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