In progress now and ending on Labor Day (September 7th), CXC Skiings virtual #CXCRollerskiChallenge race will take rollerskiers from the Michigan Tech Nordic Training Center in Houghton, MI via the Birkie course, ending at Theodore Wirth Park in the Twin Cities. The route is mapped out in: Google navigable map of route.
Entry is open to all. We will be focusing on the completion of each leg, rather than times, to encourage skiers of all levels to participate.
All participants who complete each leg of the race will be entered into a prize raffle to win one of our Prizes. Prizes include CXC swag apparel, CXC ski bags and a free American Birkebeiner race entry! Prize winners will be announced a few days after each leg closes.
In addition, Swenor is excited to partner with CXC in the CXC Rollerski Challenge with limited edition rollerskis. Grand prize, for those completing all 5 legs will be a Swenor Skate Special Edition Pink.
Virtual Summer Rollerski Challenge will include 5 legs:
Once you finish each leg of the race, fill out our online Wufoo Form. You’ll be asked to email or upload screenshots from your workout app to prove you’ve completed the required kilometers in the correct date window.
LEG 1 / 175km / June 1st – 28th
Michigan Tech Nordic Training Center in Houghton, MI to Gogebic Community College in Ironwood, MI
LEG 2 / 108km / Jun 29th – Jul 12th
Gogebic Community College in Ironwood, MI to Birkie Race Start Area
LEG 3 / 55km / Jul 13 – Jul 19th
Birkie Classic Course
LEG 4 / 196km / Jul 20 – Aug 30
Haward, WI to Afton, MN
LEG 5 / 53 km / Aug 31 – Sep 7th
Afton, MN to Theodore Wirth Park, MN