Marathon Series

The New England Marathon Event Series welcomes skiers of all levels to test their endurance, or just make the most of a winter’s day on courses ranging from 25km to 50km. Elite racers and recreational touring skiers alike are invited to enjoy a traditional ski marathon experience and some of the finest skiing in New England!  Come join in the fun!

Participate in the Marathon Series and win a TWO night stay at the TRAPP FAMILY LODGE!

NENSA Members who enter at least TWO Marathon Series races this year, will get entered in a raffle to win a TWO NIGHT STAY at the Trapp Family Lodge! After the minimum of two races, each additional Marathon race you enter you will get another entry into the raffle.


2018 New England Marathon Series Schedule

Jan. 20 – White Mountain Classic-NENSA 1-Day Club Championship
Jackson, NH
30km classic, mass start

Jan 27 – Craftsbury Marathon
Craftsbury, VT

48km for M1-M6, 32km for M7+ Classic, wave start

Feb. 3 – John Roderick Marathon at Black Mountain
Rumford, ME

25km & 50km skate, wave start

Feb.10 – Bretton Woods Marathon
Bretton Woods, NH
42km classic, mass start

Mar. 3 – Rangeley Lake Loppett
Rangeley, ME

50K skate and 25K classic Burt Kettle Classic (scored for M7+), mass start

Mar. 17 – Quarry Road Marathon
Waterville, ME

40km skate, mass start

Mar. 17 – Lake Placid Loppet
Mt. Van Hoevenberg, NY
50km skate or classic (25km option for M7+), mass start

*dates may be added to this calendar


Marathon Challenger Award
With continued support from L.L.Bean and Swix, NENSA will continue to offer the New England Marathon Series Challenger Award. Racers who are current NENSA members will need to complete a minimum of four races to be counted for the Marathon Challenger Award. M1-M6 must race Full Marathons. M7+ have option to ski ½ or Full Marathon, with the exception of Jackson where everyone skis 30K.
Use of the M7+ cut-off aligns with AXCS and World Masters standards.