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October 6, 2016, NENSA/NNF Winter Kickoff Party Wellesley Community Center, Wellesley, MA ()
Event Info:

Join the National Nordic Foundation and the New England Nordic Ski Association for our first annual Winter Kickoff party! A good time for a great cause—bringing the cross country skiing community together to celebrate the coming season! Free food and drinks, good people and many great prizes are to be had. This is an opportunity to see old friends, meet new ones and support two great causes.


Registration:

Under 21 years old $15, over 21 years old $30.  Admission includes beer and wine with souvenir glass (for those over 21), non-alcoholic beverages, heavy appetizers and two raffle tickets.

Click here to sign up!


Contact:staff@nensa.net
Website:
Register: Link to Registration Page
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October 8, 2016, Agamenticus Ski Club - 5K Race, 2K Kids Race & 5K Walk Long Sands Beach, York, ME ()
Event Info:

3rd Annual Long Sands Beach – Run, Walk & Fun Run fundraiser.  The ONLY race in York run entirely on Long Sands Beach (hard-packed sand) in York, Maine!  

Options: a 5KM Running Race, 5KM Walk or 2KM Kids Fun Run…. ALL ON THE BEACH!!!  Totally unique, fun and for a great cause!

 

Registration:

FMI:  https://agamenticusski.org/race/

Register: http://www.runreg.com/longsandsbeachrun 
Registration closes 10/7/16. 


Contact:
Website:agamenticusski.org/race/
Register: Link to Registration Page
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October 16, 2016, NENSA Regional Coaching Clinic, Dublin School Dublin School, Dublin, NH ()
Event Info:

Co-taught by Kathy Maddock, Dublin XC & CSU juniors Nordic coach, and Rob Bradlee, head coach CSU juniors Nordic ski team.

Directions: Take Route 101 into Dublin. Turn onto Dublin Road when you get to the Dublin Fire Station. Drive 1/3 of a mile until you get to William North Road and turn left. Park at end of road near buildings. Follow signs across the quad to the Shonk Recital Hall.

Event Info: This one-day clinic is open to anyone looking to improve their ski technique, and learn ways to teach others effectively. Classic and skate will be addressed. After the technique segment of the clinic, we will break into two groups to discuss age-specific coaching topics - one group for coaches of younger athletes (BKL/middle school) and one group for coaches of older athletes (HS and up).

Participants who complete this entire clinic will receive their NENSA Regional Coaches Certification, level 1. Please note: the a.m. technique portion of this clinic will satisfy the USSA L100 clinic requirement. If you have been looking for an L100 clinic, to get your USSA L100 certification completed, here is your chance! L100 participants are welcome and encouraged to stay for the for the afternoon physiology session as well.

Clinic Schedule:

• 10:00 Classic roller ski technique

• 11:30 Skate roller ski technique

• 12:30 Lunch Split into two groups:

1:00 PM Developing Junior Skiers: Training, Communication, and Goal Setting

1:00 BKL: Planning practices, games, physiology and development.

• 3:00 PM Approx. finish

What to bring:

-running shoes

-poles (skate and classic),

-roller skis (skate and classic)

-helmet (mandatory for roller skiing!)

-bag lunch

-high visibility vest or jacket if you have one,

-and a penchant for having fun!

There is a lot of information to cover so please arrive early, ready to start the clinic at 10:00am

For clinic specific questions, contact Rob Bradlee at rbradlee@yahoo.com.


Registration:

Click here to register on skireg.com


Contact:Rob Bradlee at rbradlee@yahoo.com.
Website:
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October 28-29, 2016, Ski Sale and Swap Gould Academy FIeld House, Bethel, ME ()
Event Info:

This is the place to buy and sell new and used winter clothing and equipment. Bring all your gently used items including downhill, cross country, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating and hockey gear to sell beginning at 3:00 PM on Friday, October 28 and pick up your money or any sold items on Saturday October 29. While at the sale shop around for new winter equipment and clothing from 8 area ski shops. There are 1000's of items for sale under one roof ranging in price from $1- $1000. There are shop employees present to help you make the best choice for your winter fun.� Sponsored by the Bethel Outing Club, a non-profit 501(c), whose mission it is to provide affordable access for all to cross-country skiing and people powered sports such as hiking, bicycling, running, paddling, swimming and roller skiing. Like us on Facebook at : https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=boc%20ski%20sale%20and%20swap


Registration:
Contact:Ann Speth
Website:https://betheloutingclub.wildapricot.org/Ski-Sale
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November 5, 2016, NENSA Regional Coaching Clinic, Lincoln-Sudbury High School Lincoln-Sudbury High School, Sudbury, MA ()
Event Info:

Clinic leaders are CSU coaches Rob Bradlee and James Stock, both well known for their coaching enthusiasm and creativity!

This one-day clinic is open to anyone looking to improve their ski technique, and learn ways to teach others effectively. Classic and skate will be addressed. After the technique segment of the clinic, we will break into two groups to discuss age-specific coaching topics - one group for coaches of younger athletes (BKL/middle school) and one group for coaches of older athletes (HS and up). The a.m. technique portion of this clinic will satisfy the USSA L100 clinic requirement. If you have been looking for an L100 clinic to get your certification completed, here is your chance! L100 participants are welcome to stay for the for the afternoon physiology session but not required.

Note: Participants who complete the entire clinic will receive their NENSA Regional Coaches Certification. Clinic

Schedule:

9:00 Classic rollerski technique

10:30 Skate rollerski technique

12:00 Lunch

12:30 p.m. - Split into two groups: BKL and HS & older.

BKL - Discussion of issues pertaining to a program for younger skiers: practice planning, activities, parent communication, safety issues, etc.

HS & up - Overview of training theory & planning, team dynamics & psychology, and goal-setting

2:30 p.m. Approx. finish

What to bring: -running shoes -poles (skate and classic), -roller skis (skate and classic) -helmet (mandatory for rollerskiing!) -bag lunch -high visibility vest or jacket if you have one, -and a penchant for having fun!

There is a lot of information to cover so please arrive early, ready to start the clinic at 9:00!

For clinic specific questions, contact Rob Bradlee at rbradlee@yahoo.com


Registration:

Click here to register on skireg.com


Contact:Rob Bradlee at rbradlee@yahoo.com.
Website:
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November 23-27, 2016, Mansfield Nordic Thanksgiving Training Camp Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Craftsbury Common, VT (Club)
Event Info:

Each year during the week of Thanksgiving, the Craftsbury Outdoor Center produces man-made snow for (or, if we're lucky, it falls from the clouds!) for skiers to train on. Athletes and teams come from all over to get their first kilometers in. Mansfield Nordic was one of the very first groups to take advantage of Craftsbury's Thanksgiving Week training camp opportunity.

For 5 days (Wed the 23rd through Sunday the 27th), we will be hosting our training camp for Junior level athletes featuring:

-Skiing on real snow!

-Rooms in the Cedar Lodge

-Food in the amazing dining hall

-An incredible Thanksgiving feast in the Outdoor Center

-Awesome nearby dryland training to supplement skiing

-Strength in the great Craftsbury gym

-Technique review, drills, and games

Registrants must hold or obtain an MNC Membership, which can be acquired at www.mansfieldnordic.org. Payment options include $100 deposit (due Oct 15), $425 remainder (due Nov 15) or the full price of $525.


Registration:

Please visit this link... http://www.mansfieldnordic.org/thanksgiving-camp-registration-2016/ ...or visit our homepage - mansfieldnordic.org!


Contact:Adam Terko (adamRterko@gmail.com)
Website:www.mansfieldnordic.org
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December 3-4, 2016, NENSA TD & Event Organizers Training TBD, Waterville, ME ()
Event Info:

Save the date!  More info to come - but his will be the weekend of NENSA's annual Technical Delegiate (TD) & Event Organizer Training.  Anyone interested in becoming a TD, updating your TD skills, or any venue who is hosting a major event this coming season (EasternCup race, U16 or EHS Campionships) must attend.  All other Event Organizers are strongly encouraged to attend.


Registration:

Registraion:  will be on SkiReg.com starting November 1st.  


Contact:Justin Easter at: justinneaster@gmail.com
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December 10, 2016, Quarry Road Opener Quarry Road Trails, Waterville, ME (Zak)
Event Info: Freestyle "LF-only" race. Distances include a no-fee lolllipop event, 2K BKL/middle school race, a 5K for Junior and high school skiers seeking a shorter distance, and a 10K for all other men and women. Scored to the NENSA Zak and Club Series. 9AM Lollipop mass start; 9:15AM 2K individual start; 9:30AM 5K individual start; 10:15AM 10K individual start women; 11:15AM 10k individual start men. What is an "LF-only" race? Like the Craftsbury Opener and EISA Races were asking all competitors to keep their wax to low fluoro or hydrocarbon only no HF, topcoats, powders, or liquids.
Registration: $20 for 10K distance, $15 for 5K, $10 for 2.5K and under. Online registration will remain open until 5PM Friday Noon Saturday. Day of race entries: Same price for BKL; $10 late fee added for all others. Afternoon skiing/training permitted with purchased trail pass discounted for racers to $5. Registration link will be posted on the CMSC website.
Contact:Chad Sisson, cgsisson@roadrunner.com
Website:www.centralmaineskiclub.org
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December 17-18, 2016, EasternCup Opener Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Craftsbury, VT (EC, JNQ)
Event Info:

December 17-18, EasternCup Opener at Craftsbury VT, hosted by the Craftsbury Outdoor Center

A two-day pursuit: 5k/10k.  Classic interval start Saturday, and then pursuit start on Sunday, Skate format.  Starts based on your time back from Saturday's race.  Each race will be scored separately, for JNQ and EC standings.  You should plan on racing BOTH days, as this is a two-day pursuit race.


Registration:

Registration starting November 1st on SkiReg.com


Contact:Ollie Burruss at ollie.burruss@craftsbury.com
Website:www.craftsbury.com
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January 14-15, 2017, EasternCup Weekend #2 Quarry Road Trails, Waterville, ME (EC, JNQ)
Event Info:

January 14-15, 2017, EC #2, at Quarry Road Trails, Waterville ME, hosted by Central Maine Ski Club

Saturday: Skate Sprint (1.3k/1.5k)

Sunday: Classic mass start 10k/15k (5k for U16)

 


Registration:

Registraion starts November 1st on SkiReg.com


Contact:Chad Sisson at cgsisson@roadrunner.com
Website:quarryroad.org
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January 21, 2017, White Mountain Classic 30 KM Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, Jackson, NH (ZAK,CLUB,NEMS)
Event Info:

The White Mountain Classic 30K is part of the New England Marathon Series, the NENSA Zak Cup & Club Series, and the prestigious NENSA 1-Day Club Championships! This is a classic technique marathon utilizing the unique trail system in and around Jackson Village. The course includes Jackson's FIS Homologated Course, Wentworth Golf Course, and Eagle Mtn. Fields. Entry includes food stations, post-race meal, awards and random prizes to both racers and tourers. All proceeds will benefit Junior Nordic Programs and the Foundation. IT'S ALL FOR THE KIDS! Touring Classes are untimed. All skiers 13 and under must tour with an adult. BIB PICKUP: Race HQ, Jackson Ski Touring Foundation (JSTF), Jackson Village: - Friday 1/20 - 5:00-7:00 PM - Saturday 1/21 - 7:30-9:00 AM PARKING ON RACE DAY: Parking is available at Jackson Ski Touring Center. Additional parking at the Town Hall, Grammar School, and Town Office/new Library lot. The Jackson Ski Touring Center is located at 153 Main Street (Rte 16A) , Jackson, NH. Visit the Jackson XC Website - www.jacksonxc.org for more information.


Registration:

$50 Registration until 1/5/17 $65 Registration from 1/6/17 - 1/18/17 $100 Day of Race registration before 9:00 am Touring Class: $40 Registration until 1/5/17 $65 Registration 1/6/17 -1/18/17 Kids under 13 & High School/Middle School teams $20 if received by 1/18/17


Contact:Breanne Torrey
Website:www.Jacksonxc.org
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January 22, 2017, New England Women's XC Ski Day Bethel Inn Resort, Bethel , ME ()
Event Info:

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 New Enlgand Women's XC Ski Day will be held at the Bethel Inn & Resort in Bethel Maine! Click here for more info on the day.

Make your lodging reservations now at the host Hotel:

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Registration:
Contact:amber@nensa.net
Website:
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January 22, 2017, Mansfield Nordic Duathlon @ Craftsbury Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Craftsbury, VT (Zak, Club)
Event Info: Zak and Club Series Race--MNC Classic/Freestyle Duathlon: Skiers switch from classic to freestyle skis mid-race. Men and Women U16 and older (6km classic + 6km freestyle), $30/$15. BKL: Lollipop ($0), Grades 1/2 (1.5km classic only), Grades 3/4 (1km classic + 1km freestyle), Grades 5/6 (1.5km classic + 1.5km freestyle), Grades 7/8 (2km classic + 2km freestyle), $10. Race Schedule: 9am registration, 10am course preview, 10:30am Men's start, 11:30am Women's start, 12pm BKL registration, 1:30 BKL start. Awards: 12:45pm Men/Women age-class podiums, 3:30pm BKL awards and ribbon ceremony. Venue: Craftsbury Outdoor Center, 535 Lost Nation Rd., Craftsbury Common, VT 05827, (802) 586-7767. Mansfield Nordic Club website: www.mansfieldnordic.org
Registration: Registration and bib pick-up in the Nordic Touring Center, upper level, 9:00-10:00am & 12:00-1:30pm. Adults $30, U20-U16 $15, BKL $10 via SkiReg. DOR Registration available $40/$20/$15 cash or check only.

 Non-racer trail passes available in the Nordic Touring Center ($5/child and $10/adult). Food available for purchase. SkiReg: http://www.skireg.com/mncduathlon
Contact:Christine Massey, christine.massey@uvm.edu, 802-343-5861
Website:www.skireg.com/mncduathlon
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January 28-29, 2017, EasternCup Weekend #3 Rikert Nordic Center, Ripton, VT (EC, JNQ)
Event Info:

January 28-29, 2017, EC #3 at Rikert Nordic Center, Ripton VT, hosted by Frost Mountain Ski Club

Saturday: Classic Sprint (1.3k/1.5k)

Sunday: Skate interval start 10k/15k (5k for U16)


Registration:

Registration opens November 1st on SkiReg.com


Contact:Barney Hodges at BHodges@sunriseorchards.com
Website:www.rikertnordic.com
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January 28, 2017, Craftsbury Marathon Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Craftsbury Common , VT (Zak, NEMS)
Event Info:

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is excited to host the 36th Annual Craftsbury Marathon. This classic New England ski marathon starts and finishes at the Craftsbury outdoor Center winding through open fields and wooded hillsides, showcasing quintessential Vermont countryside. There is a 25km option for those just trying a marathon for the first time and a 50km for returning marathoners who are ready to go the distance. Each distance starts in its own mass start wave. The course will likely be a 12.5k loop that starts and finishes at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center and features challenging climbs, exciting descents, and rolling trails that showcase the best that New England skiing has to offer. For BKL racers we also have a single-loop tour option. We will also continue to host the 12.5k high school relay option in 2017 (4 skiers per team, one 12.5k lap per skier). Feed stations dot the route every 4 to 7 kilometers. After the finish, all participants are treated to a hearty post race meal and awards. The top racer in each 5 year age/gender/distance class is awarded a locally handcrafted pottery bowl.


Registration:

Registration opens November 1st at www.skireg.com


Contact:Ollie Burruss - ollie.burruss (at) craftsbury.com / 802.586.7767
Website:www.craftsbury.com
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February 4, 2017, Flying Moose Classic Pine Hill Competition Trails, Bethel, ME (Zak, Club)
Event Info:

Event Info: Classic technique, mass start and finish Pine Hill Competition Trails off of Grover Hill Road, Bethel, ME, including: a 22 km, 10 km, and youth distances of 2.5 km and lollipop. Registration at Gould Academy Field House, Church Street, Bethel, Maine, from 9-10:30am. (Youth wishing to ski longer timed distances must enter the adult event and pay the adult fee). All events are at 11 A.M with the exception of the lollipop which will start at 10:45. The Moose is a New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) sanctioned event and part of the Zak Cup and Club Series. Adult participants who are not NENSA members will be asked to purchase a one day license for $5 at registration. See photos and more on Facebook.


Registration:

$30 in advance at www.skireg.com/flying-moose-classic. $40 Day of Race. Youth races $5. BOC members pay $20 for 10 km or 22 km entries paid by cash or check on or before February 2, 2017; mail to BOC, PO Box 637, Bethel ME 04217


Contact:Jim Reuter, (207) 824-7237, jim@smithreuter.com
Website:www.bethelouting.org
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February 11, 2017, EasternCup Weekend #4 - Day One Dartmouth XC Ski Center at Oak Hill, Hanover, NH (EC, JNQ, Zak)
Event Info:

February 11, 2017, EC #4 at the Dartmouth XC Ski Center at Oak Hill, Hanover NH. A combined EasternCup/Dartmouth Carnival/Silver Fox Trot race hosted by Ford Sayre Ski Club and Dartmouth College. 

Saturday: Classic interval start 5k/10k 


Registration:

Registration starts November 1st on SkiReg.com


Contact:Dennis Donahue at dennisd499@gmail.com
Website:http://outdoors.dartmouth.edu/services/xc_ski_center.html
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February 11, 2017, Silver Fox Trot BKL and Citizens Race Garipay Field/Ford Sayre, Hanover, NH ()
Event Info:
Registration:

FMI & Registration go to: http://fordsayre.org/nordic/silver-fox-trot/


Contact:
Website:www.fordsayre.org/nordic/silver-fox-trot/
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February 12, 2017, EasternCup Weekend #4 - Day Two Holderness School, Holderness, NH (EC, JNQ)
Event Info:

February 12, 2017, EC #4 Cheri Walsh Memorial Race at Holderness School, Holderness NH, hosted by the Holderness School Nordic Club.

Sunday: Skate interval start 5k/10k


Registration:

Registration starts November 1st on SkiReg.com


Contact:Peter Hendel at phendel@holderness.org
Website:https://www.holderness.org/nordic-skiing
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March 4-5, 2017, Bill Koch League Festival Gould Academy Trails, Bethel, ME ()
Event Info:

The Bethel Outing Club will be hosting the 2017 Bill Koch League Festival from March 4-5th. Book your rooms now and stay close to all the action happening on the Gould Academy Campus.

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Registration:
Contact:amber@nensa.net
Website:
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March 10-12, 2017, U16 Championships Titcomb Mountain, Farmington, ME ()
Event Info:

The Host Hotel is: Comfort Inn - 1026 US Rt. 2, Wilton, ME 04294, you can contact Tammy Hutchinson (Mgr.) thutchinson@lafrancehospitality.com

Other hotels:

Colonial Valley Motel and Mount Blue Motel

http://www.colonialvalleymotel.com or http://mountbluemotel.com

(207) 778-3391 or 778-6004

contact: Michelle Masse

 

Wilson Lake Inn (quieter- also offer some kitchen facility suites and waxing in basement or garage, but a bit further away)

http://www.wilsonlakeinn.com

(207) 645-3721

contact: Tom

 

Farmington Motel

http://www.farmingtonmotel.com

(207) 778-4680 or (201) 563-6474

contact: Andy

 


Registration:

Click here for more information and a list of the State Team Leaders 


Contact:amber@nensa.net
Website:
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March 17-19, 2017, Eastern High School Championships Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Chittenden, VT ()
Event Info:

Please contact Mike Howe, the Mountain Top Sales Manager for all lodging inquiries. He can be reached at (802) 483-2311 extension 215, or at sales@mountaintopinn.com


Registration:

Click here for more information and for the list of State Team Leaders


Contact:amber@nensa.net
Website:
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March 18, 2017, New England Club Relay Championship Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Craftsbury, VT ()
Event Info:

This festive weekend of racing will kick off with the first annual New England Club Relay Championship followed by the Craftsbury Spring Fling the following day. The New England Club Relay Championship, hosted by Mansfield Nordic Club, will attract skiers of all ages and abilities and is perfect way to involve all club members in a fun and exciting event. The race format will be four legs of 4km with 2 CL and 2 FS technique legs. The four person relay teams will be placed in two age group categories. Combined age of 200 years and over and combined age under 200 years. Each official team must be from the same NENSA Club/team. Unofficial teams (unofficial means not from the same club/team) may enter as well, but will not score for the official club championship award. Awards will also be presented to the top Male team, Female team, and mixed team (made up of at least two women). We will also have a BKL award for top team with no designation for male, female, or mixed teams. Clubs may enter as many teams as possible and club points will be scored using world cup point system. First place 100 pts down to 30th place one pt. 


Registration:

Registration will happen online via www.skireg.com as the race date approaches. $100 per team online or $125 per team per day of race. BKL skiers can register for $60 per team online or $75 per team day of race. Note: Registration includes day ski pass, awards, and reduced registration for Spring Fling race.


Contact:Jim Fredericks – jimfredericks2@gmail.com / 802-238-5293
Website:www.mansfieldnordic.org
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March 19, 2017, Craftsbury Spring Fling Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Craftsbury Common, VT (Zak)
Event Info:

Our spring citizen's race offers 15k or 30k of freestyle fun. Our unique 15k loop course utilizes many of our core trails and the Craftsbury classics of Ruthie's and Sam's. Post-race, skiers will enjoy a spring BBQ on the deck of our new Activity Center as you await awards, all included in your entry fee. (The BBQ is a part of the Volunteer/Landowner Cookout - so bring any family or friends who fall into either of those categories too). Awards will be food and/or merchandise for overall awards, plus age/gender groups (though we reserve the right to combine categories in the event of low turnout). Craftsbury houseguests race for free, so if you're looking to make it a weekend, contact the office to book your stay - stay(at)craftsbury.com.


Registration:

Registration will happen online via www.skireg.com as the race date approaches. $25 online or $35 day of race. BKL skiers can register for $10.


Contact:Ollie Burruss - ollie.burruss (at) craftsbury.com / 802.586.7767
Website:www.craftsbury.com
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March 26, 2017, 2nd Annual Dublin Hill Climb Climb to Summit of Beech Hill, Dublin, NH ()
Event Info:

Climb 600 feet in 7 kilometers to summit of Beech Hill, Dublin, New Hampshire

BKL Event: 1/2 course at 10:00 am
10:00 am freestyle individual start (full & 1/2 course)
11:00 am fat bike individual start
11:30 am snowshoe individual start

 



Registration:

Entry Fee & Deadline Dates: $30 to Dublin XC by 03/18/2017
D.O.R. $35

Register for the race online at: http://dublinxc.com


Contact:bbates@dublinschool.org
Website:www.dublinxc.com
Register: Link to Registration Page
Results:Link to Results Page for this Event
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