March – May 2014
Date: Friday March 21- Sunday March 23, 2014
Time: 9 AM
Cost: $65 Adults, $30 Juniors, (ESNA members $5 discount)
3 day event
Clinics on March 22nd
Skiing with rifle not required
Info: For details visit mammothbiathlon.org
Online Registration at active.com starts September 1st
Date: Sunday March 30, 2014
Time: 10 AM Pro race; 12 noon Youth/Novice race
Start: Auburn Ski Club
Distance: 10km Pro/ 8 & 4km Novice/ 1km Youth
Cost: Pre Reg: $60 (ASC members $40); Juniors: $35 (ASC members $25); Youth $15 (ASC members $10)
No race day registration
Mandatory Safety Clinic 11:30 AM for Novices
Clinics offered on Saturday March 29th
PreReg: Athlete in You
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
Date: Sunday April 6, 2014
Time: Marathon 42km 9:00 am / Half Marathon 21km
Juniors 10km 9:15 am / Kids Race 9:20 am
Start: Tamarack Lodge XC (Start and Finish at Twin Lakes Road Trail near Ski Center)
Distance: 42 km or 21 km (10 km juniors + 1.5 km and 3 km kids races)
Cost: Pre Reg: $65 by 3/30; Late Reg $75; Juniors $25; Kids Race $5
Entry fee for Adults and Juniors includes: Race Entry, T-shirt, Awards, Awards Raffle (must be present), Awards meal. Kids $ 5.00 includes: Race Entry, Ribbon and T-shirt
The Far West Elite Team is hosting a plated dinner at the Tahoe Cross Country Yurt Saturday April 12th at 6:00 p.m. Please join us as we wrap up the most successful season the Far West Elite Team has ever had and look forward to another great year. A delicious dinner will be served by the Elite Team in their finest attire. As part of a delicious meal, we will have a meat and a vegetarian entree options and are happy to accommodate other dietary restrictions if informed ahead of time. Cost will be 40$ a plate and capped at 40 seats due to space. All of the proceeds will go towards the Elite Team.
Pancetta wrapped Dates
Curried Carrot Soup with flatbread
Herb Roasted Chicken
Roasted Winter Squash
on bed of a wild rice accompanied by roast asparagus and beets
Marsala Baked Apples
All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
The end-of-season awards and party will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 1-4 pm at the
Rideout Community Center, 740 Timberland Ln, Tahoe City, CA 96145
There are BBQs available. This is a potluck, and you should bring your own utensils, plates and a cup. Far West will provide water and lemonade. If you want something stronger, you should BYOB.
This party is open to Far West Nordic juniors and their families, elite team, masters, and members. Spread the word.
The Far West Nordic Annual Meeting and the Annual Election of Directors and Officers will be held Monday, May 12, 2014 at the Truckee River Winery (11467 Brockway Road, Truckee CA). Appetizers and wine and an informal get together from 5:30 pm followed by the board meeting and annual election of directors and officers at 6:30 pm. Come meet the Far West Nordic directors, officers, and committee members. Learn how you can get involved and help shape the future of Far West Nordic.