Run To The Hills Skimo Race - March 20, 2021
By Mekenna Malan | March 11, 2021
Want to compete in the inaugural "Run To The Hills" Skimo race? Here's everything you need to know.
WHEN: March 20, 2021 at 7:00 AM
WHERE: Nordic Valley Ski Resort
This race will consist of three divisions: Race (two laps), Heavy Metal/Splitboard (one lap), and Recreation (one lap). If your equipment weighs less than 1,500 grams/ski you will be required to sign up for the Race/Recreation category.
It costs $30 to compete if you pre-register, or $35 day-of. Pre-register here.
5000 ft. of climbing for the Race Division (2 laps)
OR 2500 ft. of climbing for the Recreation & Splitboard/Heavy Metal Divisions (1 lap)
Skin 1 - 1.19 mi | 850 ft. Vert gain
Ski 1 - .25 mi | 460 ft. Vert loss
Skin 2 - 1.6 mi | 1,480 ft. Vert gain
Ski 2 - .85 mi | 1,036 ft. Vert loss
Boot 1 - .2 mi | 250 ft. Vert gain
Ski 3 - 1 mi 1070 ft. Vert loss
* Course is subject to change due to weather or conditions.
WHAT MAKES THIS SKIMO RACE SPECIAL?
First, it's for a good cause. The proceeds of this race go toward Ogden Avalanche to ensure that the Ogden area will continue to benefit from their avalanche safety courses, resources and information.
This race is going to be FUN! We're even giving out an award for best costume, so bring your stretchy pants, your red, white and blue, your 10-gallon hat or that furry mink coat you stole from grandma.
WHAT CAN I WIN?
There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes in each race category from Atomic, Suunto, Smith, Skullcandy, Roosters and more. Don't forget the most important award of all: best costume!
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