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31st Annual Sawtooth International Ski Race February 15, 2014

Come to Pincushion on February 15th for the 31st Annual Sawtooth International Cross-Country ski races.

The Sawtooth Races will provide opportunities for both classical and freestyle skiers and skiers of all ages and ability levels. We will have a 10K classical technique event, followed by a 20K freestyle event. Both will be run on a 10K loop utilizing the intermediate level Pincushion Mountain trails.

There will be a self-seeded mass start at 10:00 am for all 10K classical racers and another mass start at 11:00 am for the 20K freestyle racers. Separate awards will be given for the 10K classical and for the 20K freestyle events. For those up to the challenge, start times will allow skiers to enter both the classical and freestyle events. This year there will be awards given to the top male and female in the combined event.

Check out the link below for more info on the race and Friday night pasta feed.

Go to www.active.com to register.

http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2124636

Sawtooth 2014 Race Info

2014 Sawtooth Entry

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Youth Ski League (Y-Ski)

The Y-Ski 2014 Season is Upon Us!!

The North Superior Ski and Run Club sponsors a Youth Ski League (Y-Ski) to encourage kids to learn and love the lifetime sport of Cross-Country Skiing. Y-Ski is held on Sunday afternoons, from 1:30-3:00 at the Pincushion Mountain Trail System starting in January. Y-Ski is a fun, family environment where kids learn Nordic skiing in an atmosphere of games, group activities and skiing the wonderful trails at Pincushion. Y-Ski is designed for kids from Kindergarten through 6th grade – all ability levels are welcomed and accommodated. (Kindergartners need to bring a full-time adult helper, please!)

Y-Ski is also affordable. The fee is $20 per child, with each additional child only $10. The North Superior Ski and Run Club (NSSRC) has a wide selection of children’s skis, boots and poles available for rent for the entire winter for a nominal fee of $25 (or $35 for those wanting both skate and classic skis).

Y-Ski begins in early January, or as soon as we have reliable snow, and runs through the month of February. We have a variety of activities including a field trip, special events and an optional fun race.

For more information, or to sign up, please contact Mike Crook or Patty Johnson 218-370-9949/ 370-0392 or mrcrook@hotmail.com/patjj@hotmail.com

FA(S)T TUESDAY RETURNS TOMORROW!

Join us this Tuesday nite, Jan 14 for Fa(s)t  Tuesday workout.  Lets try skate skiing, as conditions should be pretty fast.  Meet in front of the ski chalet at 6:00 PM

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Get Ready! Fa(s)t Tuesday’s start next week!

Join us on Tuesday, December 17th at 6:00 pm for this season’s first Fa(s)t Tuesday!  This is an all inclusive group who will be doing some cross country ski training up on the Pincushion Trails.  There will be a loosely coordinated work-out, but feel free to come to just to ski with others who love our sport!  More details to follow. Check the website and twitter feed.

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Ski Coach Wanted 2013-14 Season

WANTED: Cross Country Ski Coach. The North Superior Ski and Run Club, Inc., which organizes and supports the Cook County High School Nordic ski team, seeks a head coach to work with high school and junior high skiers (estimating about 15-20 skiers). Responsibilities will include after school practices and attending ski meets. We are seeking an organized and enthusiastic person with cross country ski racing experience. Assistance will be provided by Club members. Please contact Cory Berg at cory.p.berg@gmail.com or Adam Harju at northshorebikeguy@gmail.com for more information.