32 & 11 km skate ski race & 11 & 5.5 km snowshoe race - Sunday Jan 14, 2018
Sorry no refunds or name transfers. By switching to a "flash" registration process opening registration only days before the race, we are able to reduce the usual early registration risk that many racers take by signing up weeks/months before. We'll open registration once we see in the forecast decent snow conditions and safe forecasted temps. If we don't see this we'll delay the registration opening until things firm up or announce the cancellation, all before registration even opens. Weather can change drastically last minute, and director holds right to postpone or cancel race due to lack of snow and/or extreme weather circumstances if changes do occur. This decision can be made any time leading up to the race. Snowshoe race is dependent on ski trail conditions. If we can't hold the ski race the snowshoe race won't happen. We will use our best judgement in opening registration in the week before the race to ensure a great experience for racers and volunteers.
Snowshoe course separate from ski trails
Registration opening in November.
11 km skate ski race:
· $25 until Dec 24 online
· $30 Dec 25-Jan 5 online
· $40 Jan 11-13 online
· $50 race day
Ski Race Awards: All 1st through 3rd place age group winners will receive commemorative race mugs. Age groups: 19 and under, 20-34, 35-49, 50-64, 65+. Also back is the "32K Skate Middle of the Pack Award" which is a pair of Pursuit Fork Flex rollerskis to the one who finishes in the exact middle of the 32K skate race.
Snowshoe Awards: All 1st through 3rd place age group winners will receive commemorative race mugs. Age groups: 19 and under, 20-34, 35-49, 50-64, 65+
Door Prizes: We will again be giving away some great door prizes again this year including products from Pursuit Rollerskis (at least one pr for random drawing) courtesy of RollerskiShop.com, Ski Hut, Continental Ski, and other door prizes.
Schedule of Events
Sunday, January 14, 2018
9:15-10:30: Packet pickup/day of registration.
10:30: Pre-race meeting at registration area.
11:00: Skate race (Both 32K and 11K)
11:10: Snowshoe Stomp 5.5K/11K mass start
1:10: Skier cut-off time to begin 3rd lap.
1:45: Awards ceremony and door prizes at venue.
The course will be separate from the ski course, going through the northern part of Boulder Lake Management Area on groomed trails. One mass start will be after the last ski wave going opposite direction over start line, and finish will be at adjoining finish line to the ski finish to utilize chip timing. Those doing 11 km will do two laps lapping before heading across the finish. Part of the Braveheart Snowshoe Series
5.5 km Snowshoe:
· $25 until Jan 5 online
· $30 Jan 6-13 online
· $35 race day
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11 km Snowshoe:
· $32 until Jan 5 online
· $37 Jan 16-13 online
· $42 race day
Come test your early winter endurance in the 32 or 11 km ski!
32 km skate ski race:
· $30 until Dec 24 online
· $40 Dec 25-Jan 5 online
· $50 Jan 6-13 online
· $65 race day