UPDATE DEC 7: Lakes of North is a go for this Sat Dec. 11th at 11:00 am. Weather looks worse the following week with some really high temps mid week. Entry form attached (PDF). We request racers wear masks indoors when not eating or drinking. The meals will be available for take out as well.
Join us for the first race of the Michigan Cup Points race season - sponsored by Vasa Ski Club. Tour skiers are welcome also, and can start after the racers. Last year there were tracks for classic but it is not guaranteed. This is a very fun race, and a great way to kick off the season! The course will be 7.5 km. Self timed. The race cost is free for Juniors and members of the Vasa Ski Club; $15 for seniors. There will be wave starts for Sr. Men, Junior Men, Junior Women, and Senior Women.
Free luncheon provided! ($17 for for non-racers for lunch.)
Race: Saturday Dec. 11th, 2021, 11:00 am
Registration: 9:00 am until 10:30am (day of – no preregistration required)
Format: Freestyle (course approx.. 7km in length) Touring skiers are welcome to start immediately after racers and we encourage you to attend this opener. You need to register.
Michigan Cup Points: yes – individual and team Timing: on your own
Festivities: A buffet luncheon is included as part of your entry fee. Categories: Junior men and women, senior men and women. (separate starts for each category)
Entry fees: $15 seniors, $0 juniors, and $0 for Vasa Ski Club members (Included in the entry fee is a buffet luncheon, cash bar) Non racers can purchase the buffet for $15.
Directions: Settings Restaurant at Lakes of the North is located east of Mancelona:
When coming from the east, Lakes of the North is 8 miles west of US 27, off Mancelona Road (C-38).
When coming from the west, Lakes of the North is 8 miles east of US 131, off Mancelona