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Skimo Wednesday Night Race League – Week 5

February 6

Week 5 Results

Skimo race league is a low key racing environment based more on having fun and less about glory. Skimo, or ski mountaineering, allows racers to skin up the course and ski down. All races are now from 6pm – 7:30pm

*There will be a 7pm cutoff for uphill traffic. If you have not started your second or third lap by 7pm, you will be asked to drop down to the lower category. This is due to the course needing to be taken down in a timely manner.

There are 5 weeks of ski mountaineering races from January 9 – February 6

This will offer folks a chance to try this growing sport or event to help gain some experience and training for those competing in the Whitefish Whiteout February 9. The new SkiMo League requires skins, a helmet, a headlamp, and some wayfinding ability. Courses will be marked in the chair 3 to upper chair 2 areas and consist of loops where beginners may choose fewer loops than experienced skimo racers.

REGISTRATION AND FEES
Pre-registration – Save time and money

Pre-registration – Single event: $15
Pre-registration – Season (5 SKIMO League Events): $55
Each pre-registered participant will still need to check-in prior to racing.
Online Registration Deadline will close at 4:30pm on the day of the event.
Buy four 5-Race Series registrations, and get one free! If four or more members of the same family register for the full 5-Race Series, we will refund one of them in full. After purchasing, please email events@skiwhitefish.com to receive your refund. Must let us know no later than midnight on the Tuesday before the first race.

Day-Of-Event Registration
Located at the Events Office in the Upper Village area (map attached).

Single event – registering in person the day of the event: $25
Season- 5 SKIMO League Events – $100 (preregistering saves you almost 50%)
All racers must check in to receive a bib. Registration closes promptly at 5:45pm.
Participants under 18 years of age must have a parent or guardian sign waiver of liability. This can also be done through online registration. No Exceptions.

SCHEDULE
4:30pm: Online Registration Closes
5:00 – 5:45pm: Day of registration and Check-In for pre-registered racers
6pm – 7:30pm: Racing
8pm – 9pm ish: Party, Awards & Raffle at the Bierstube

Awards
A big thanks to the Bierstube and Great Northern Brewery for helping to host a fun awards / high five ceremony afterward. There will be a raffle and a little food and beer provided for the racers. Skiing + apres race party at the ‘Stube = good times.

Details

Date:
February 6

Dates are subject to change.