Gitchi Gami Games / January 16-17, 2021
Birkie Trailhead, Cable (WI)
Race Formats: Classic Mass Start Distance and Freestyle Individual Start
The Gitchi Gami Games are part of the Junior Cup & Youth Cup event series in 2021. The JNQ series is governed by Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC) and encourages young athletes from U8 to U23 age divisions to enjoy cross country skiing and develop their skills, whether they are new to the sport High School skiers, aspiring junior skiers who hope to compete at the top national and international levels, or are somewhere in between. Events mix Olympic-style competition with elements of learning and fun for all levels – from beginner racers to those with International experience.
Saturday, January 16: Classic, Mass Start: U16 5K; U18-U23 10K/15K (Women/Men)
Sunday, January 17: Freestyle, Individual Start: U16 5K; U18-U23 5K/10K (Women/Men)
Youth categories, High school, Middle school, and Adaptive Cup distances will be announced in late summer 2020.
Event distances and technique are tentative as this time (May 2020). Updates and changes may occur as we react to COVID-19 rules and regulations.