March – April 2014
Date: Sunday March 9, 2014
Time: 10 AM (Daylight Savings Time Change!)
Start: Bear Valley Cross Country
Distance: 10 km / 5 km
Cost: Pre Reg $25 by 2/23; Late Reg $30
Fee includes party, prizes, food and music
Bear Valley Cross Country will host the 41st Annual Bjornloppet XC Ski Race and Festival on March 8th and March 9th, 2014. This is one of the longest running ski races in the west and it is open to all ages. In addition, the California Senior Winter Games (CSWG) will be held the same weekend in Bear Valley. Bjornloppet racers ages 50 and up will automatically have their Bjornloppet race times entered in the CSWG Nordic Race Results for the California Senior Winter Games gold, silver and bronze medals.
On Saturday, March 8th, the Freestyle (skate ski or stride) race begins at 10:30 a.m. and racers have a choice of participating in the 20K race, the 10K Open Division race, or the 5K Junior race (CSWG athletes ages 70 & up race in the 10K race). On Sunday, March 9th, the race begins at 10:00 a.m. (don’t forget Daylight Savings Time begins—spring forward!) and racers can compete in the 10K or 5K Classic (stride only) or Snowshoe race (CSWG athletes ages 70 & up race in one of the 5K races). Saturday’s race fees include the race, a t-shirt, the Bjornloppet awards party with lunch and Bjornloppet and CSWG medals; Sunday’s race fees include the race and Bjornloppet awards party with snacks and Bjornloppet and CSWG medals. For an official Bjornloppet race registration form, visit our Events page at www.bearvalleyxc.com.
For more information, contact Bear Valley Cross Country at 209-753-2834 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2014 Tahoe Rim Tour will be held on March 30, 2014.
Time: Classic Wave 9:00 AM; Skate Wave 9:30 AM
Start: North Tahoe High School, Tahoe City Finish: Northstar California Resort XC Center
Distance: 26 km (Classic, Skate)
Cost: Pre Registration $50 Adult • $45 Far West members • $20 Junior postmarked by 3/23 or online by midnight 3/28
Race Day Registration $60 Adult • $25 Junior
Aid Stations: At Starratt Pass at half way point.
Transportation: Buses will run finishers back to Tahoe City between 11:30am and 2:30pm.
FISCHER CUP EVENT (Classic Division only)
Fundraiser for the Far West Nordic Junior Ski Program