One of the longest running HS Nordic ski races in the country featuring a continuous pursuit for varsity on Skaters Waltz for skate and Sap Run and Mother North Star for classic. The skate course will be the same as the Section course, utilizing Suicide Hill by going down than up on Single Green. JV classic on Varsity classic course and JR race on modified Skaters Waltz. Trails used for racing will be closed Wednesday afternoon for grooming and on race day. All other 55km of trail open for day skiers.
Lunch will be available for sale for spectators, provided for bus drivers, coaches and media personnel. All sales proceed the Maplelag High School Skiing scholarship program.
**The race will be a continuous pursuit, starting with classic style and a quick change to skate at the halfway point of the race.
**The skiers may have assistance in the change over process.
**If skiers use the same set of skis for both the classic and skate race, the skier must step completely out of the ski binding in the ski transition area before they will be allowed to continue the next leg of the race.
Each leg of the race will be roughly 4.5 km in length.
***Varsity skiers will ski the pursuit format (limit 10 per school) Wave Start depending on numbers
***Jr. Varsity skiers will ski only a Classic race. Mass Start
***Jr. High skiers will ski a Skate race. Mass Start
10:00am Coaches meeting
10:30am Boys Varsity
11:30am Girls Varsity
12:30pm Boys JV
1:00pm Girls JV
1:45pm Boys JH
2:15pm Girls JH