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North End Classic Ski Race

FEBRUARY 10, 2019
Registration: Saturday, February 9, 2019 – 3:00-7:00PM, Rivers Eatery, Cable.
Sunday, February 10, 2019 – 7:30-9:00AM, Rivers Eatery.
Technique: Classic technique (diagonal stride and accepted variations) is to be used. Skating in any form is not permitted, including marathon skate, diagonal skate, flying herringbone, etc. Limited skating steps are permitted only when changing lanes or cornering. Technique use will be monitored and anyone observed skating will be disqualified.
Start Times: 10:00AM – Mass Start – 12.5K and 25K; 10:05AM – Cookie Classic
Start: Birkie Trail at west end of Powerline near North End Trailhead
Finish: North End Cabin
Courses: Start area on Birkie Trail at the west end of the Powerline. Short course finishes after one lap of the North End Trail at the North End Cabin. Long course goes to the Cabin and back out and repeats the loop.
Cookie Classic: Same start area as 12.5K and 25K. Cookie .5K and 1 K do an out and back loop to the east on the Powerline/Birkie Trail. 2K follows the same course, diverts to the Birkie Classic Trail and returns to Powerline via the Birkie Trail. All skiers receive a cookie award. Cookie Classic skiers should not ski toward the North End Cabin on the main racecourse at any time.
Getting to the Start: Ski from the North End Cabin up to the Birkie Trail. Turn left and ski on the Birkie Trail to the Powerline. About 1 km. Or, walk down Randysek Road toward Cable, and then up the hill on the plowed access road.
Cut-off Times: All racers must reach Food Station 3 by 11:30.
Cost: $50 up to and including Saturday, Feb. 9. $55 on race day. Youth (under 18): $20 up to and including Saturday, Feb. 9. $25 on race day. Cookie Classic: Free.
For more information visit http://northendskiclub.org/north-end-classic-race/

Date: 
Feb 10
Venue: 
Birkie Trail at west end of Powerline near North End Trailhead