CALENDAR

 

November – December 2012

Nov
11
Sun
Donner Lake Turkey Trot
Nov 11 all-day

Starting and finishing at West End Beach – Donner Lake.

  • 9:30am – Walkers start
  • 10am – Kids “Mashed potato Mile” race starts.
  • 10:30am – 7 mile race starts

Entry fees are kept low at just

  • $15 for adults, $10 for 18 & under, $5 for mashed potato mile if you pre register
  • $25 for adults, $20 for 18 & under, $10 for mashed potato mile if you wait till race morning.

REGISTRATION

Well behaved dogs on a leash welcome – no need to buy them a race bib!

Nov
12
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
Nov 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Nov
17
Sat
WEST YELLOWSTONE SUPERTOUR: Montana @ West Yellowstone
Nov 17 – Nov 25 all-day
  • November 17-25, 2012
  • Cost: $1350
  • Open to: any Far West Junior J1 and older (J2s need coaches’ permission)
  • Sign-up Deadline: November 9, 2012

How does a week of full time ski immersion sound? 7 days of on-snow training, technique, drills, and fun with Far West’s best coaches and our nation’s best skiers- the US Ski Team will be there as well as other divisions and clubs. Industry representatives and new product demos. A festive atmosphere. Join us to kick off your season in grand style.
Camp open to all Far West Juniors J1 and older. *J2′s need to talk to a coach and get his/her permission before signing up. This is an intensive camp with two x’s a day training and full skiing immersion. West Yellowstone is a long way from home in many ways…

Coaches:  August Teague- lead coach, Martin Benes, Glenn Jobe, Mary Ellen Benier

 

Checks are preferred for all payments.

Remember to send in your Medical Release, Waiver & Release Form, and Code of Conduct Form well in advance!

Dec
1
Sat
BOZEMAN SUPER TOUR
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day
  • December 1-2, 2012

Farm Team  skiers Beth Taylor and Spencer Eusden, as well as juniors Katrin Larusson and Patrick McElravey, will be representing Far West at the Bozeman SuperTour. The races on December 1st and 2nd will be a Classic Sprint and a Classic 10/15km. We are excited for these skiers and this opportunity to race another SuperTour (besides West Yellowstone) out West.

Dec
2
Sun
Kirkwood 10k: CANCELED @ Kirkwood XC
Dec 2 all-day
Date: Sunday December 2, 2012 CANCELED
Time: 10am
Start: Kirkwood XC (meadow)
Distance: 10 km (short course 5 km)
Cost: Pre Reg: $15 (Jrs: free) by 12/1; Late Reg $20 (Jrs: $15)
Fun, Easy 2 lap flat course in rolling meadow
Info: www.kirkwood.com
Dec
9
Sun
Far West Nordic 2012 Season Kickoff Party @ Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Far West Nordic 2012 Season Kickoff Party @ Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar | Truckee | California | United States

Far West Nordic 2012 Kickoff Dinner
Cottonwood Restaurant
Sunday, December 9, 2012    5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

5:00-6:00               Social hour with no-host bar
6:00-7:00               Dinner, 3 course meal with choice of entrée
7:00-7:45               Guest Speaker: Grant Korgan with audiovisual presentation
7:45–8:15               Questions and Book signing

Grant’s extraordinary achievements and universal message of survival has helped him to become a renowned and sought-­after keynote speaker. While his own story is one of overcoming a significant challenge, Grant’s message isn’t about obstacles. It’s about Deciding What You Want in life, Focusing on What IS Working, and at all points Choosing Positivity Through Adversity—these are Grant’s 3 Points of Possibility, the keys to meeting adversity head-­on and overcoming it joyfully.

Cost is $55 for Far West Nordic members and $65 for nonmembers.
Group discount for a table of 10 Far West Nordic members $500.

Tickets are available online until 9 pm Saturday,
at Tahoe Posters (10095 West River Street, Truckee),
and at Alpenglow Sports (415 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City)

Raffle tickets can also be purchased at the door for some great prizes to help you get ready for the ski season!

Online sales are now closed.
A limited number will be available at he door.

Dec
10
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe XC Yurt
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Dec
14
Fri
CNISSF Scott Hudson Kirkwood Relays Freestyle @ Kirkwood XC
Dec 14 all-day

HS: 3×3 km
MS: 3×1.5 km

MS: 10:30am
HS: 12 noon

Race Order:
Boys/Girls

Dec
16
Sun
Tannenbaum Classic @ Tamarack Lodge
Dec 16 all-day

Date: Sunday December 16, 2012
Time: 10 AM
Start: Tamarack Lodge XC (start at Packstation)
Distance: 10 km (juniors 5 km)
Cost: Reg: $30 (Jrs: $5)
ESNSA Fundraiser
Info: www.tamaracklodge.com

Dec
22
Sat
ASC Classic Sprints @ Auburn Ski Club
Dec 22 all-day

Date: Saturday December 22, 2012
Time: 10 AM
Start: ASC Training Center
Interval Starts
Distance: 1 km
Cost: Pre Registration (by 3pm day prior) $25, Juniors $20, Youth race $10 for ages 12 and under; Late Reg $30 , Juniors $30, Youth race $10
USSA scoring + $10 (For athletes wishing to be USSA scored (yes that’s all you Junior National hopefuls) add $10
ASC members $5 discount for preregistration
Register online at athleteinyou
NRL sanctioned
Preregistration required for JN Qualification
Info: www.auburnskiclub.org