Nordic Ski Fest

Jan 24 2009 10:00 am
Jan 24 2009 1:00 pm

The Northfield High School Nordic Ski Team will host a 5K skate or classical ski race and a 1K kids’ ski Saturday morning, Jan. 24, at the Carleton College Upper Arboretum.

The Men’s 5K race will begin behind the college’s recreation center at 11 a.m., the Women’s 5K at 11:15 a.m. and the 1K kids’ race at noon. Registration begins at 10 a.m.

The entry fee is $20, but kids 12 and under race for free. This is a fundraiser for the high school ski team. All fees will go directly to support the program.

Entry forms for the race can be picked up at Goodbye Blue Monday at 319 Division. Registration forms, release forms and checks can be returned to: NHS Nordic, c/o Dan Kust, Northfield High School, 1400 Division St., Northfield, Minn. 55057 or returned to Blue Monday by Friday, Jan. 23. Race-day registration will be available from 7 to 8 a.m. at Blue Monday and at the race itself after 10 a.m.

The race is being sponsored by Goodbye Blue Monday, Center for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and Northfield Hospital. For more information, contact Dan Kust at 507-663-1971 before 9 p.m.

In case of race cancellation due to poor snow or dangerous race conditions, check at Blue Monday or call 507-663-1971 for the latest information.