Updated Sep. 21, 2010


The events of the New England Marathon Series offer a classic cross country ski experience with fully supported courses showcasing some of New England's premier venues. There is something for everyone, welcoming skiers of all levels to test thier endurance, or just make the most of a winter's day on courses ranging from 25K to 50K. 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!

2016 New England Marathon Series Schedule


January 23, 2016
JacksonXC - Jackson, New Hampshire

White Mountain Classic - 30K Classic - NENSA 1-Day Club Championship

January 30, 2016
Craftsbury Outdoor Center - Craftsbury, Vermont

Craftsbury Marathon - 50K Classic

February 6, 2016
Black Mountain of Maine - Rumford, Maine

John Roderick Marathon - 50K Classic or 50K Freestyle

February 21, 2016
Mt. Van Hovenberg - Lake Placid, NY

Lake Placid Loppet - 50K Freestyle

March 5, 2016
Rangeley Lakes Trails Center - Rangeley, Maine

Rangeley Lakes Loppet - 50K Freestyle

March 5, 2016
OMNI Mt. Washington Resort - Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

Bretton Woods OMNI Mt. Washington Resort Marathon - 42K Classic

March 12, 2016
Trapp Family Lodge - Stowe, Vermont

Trapp Marathon - 50K Classic 

March 19, 2016
Sugarloaf Outdoor Center - Carrabasset Valley, Maine

Sugarloaf Marathon - 50K Freestyle - NEMS Finale (SWIX hats distributed here) 

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 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 This was implemented in 2015 for Masters Nationals at Craftsbury.




2015 SWIX New England Marathon Series

White Mountain Classic | Jackson XC | Jackson, NH
January 24, 2015 :: 30K Classic :: NENSA One Day Club Championship

Craftsbury Marathon | Craftsbury Outdoor Center | Craftsbury, VT
January 31, 2015 :: 50K Classic 

John Roderick Marathon | Black Mountain | Rumford, ME
February 8, 2015 :: 50K Classic or Freestyle 

Rangeley Lakes Loppet | Rangeley Lakes Trails Ctr | Rangeley, ME
February 28, 2015 :: 50K Freestyle 

New England Ski Museum's Bretton Woods Nordic Marathon
Omni Mt. Washington Resort | Bretton Woods, NH
March 7, 2015 :: 42K Classic 

Trapp Lager Winter Marathon | Trapp Family Lodge | Stowe, VT
March 14, 2015 :: Classic 

Sugarloaf Marathon| Sugarloaf Outdoor Ctr | Carrabassett Valley, ME
March 21, 2015 :: 50K Freestyle