Saturday, January 9, 2016- 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Join us for the 46th Annual Frisco Gold Rush. Gold Rush is the longest running Nordic event in Colorado, and consists of classic and skate races open to skiers of all ages and abilities. Gold Rush is where the past and present come together to celebrate our historical mining heritage and embrace our snowy Nordic culture.
Schedule of Events:
9:00 a.m. – 20k Skate Ski Start course map
9:30 a.m. – 10k Open (Classic & Skate Ski) Mass Start course map
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – CHSAA High School Races
12:00 p.m. – 3k Fun Ski (Classic & Skate Ski) course map
Race Fees: Race registration is currently open; Register now!
Registration Fee – prices valid through noon on Friday, January 8, 2016; 20k skate $40/adult, $35/youth, 10k skate/classic $35/adult, $30/youth and 5k fun ski $20/adult, $15/youth.
Day-of Registration Fee– day-of registration fees will have a $5 increase to the prices listed above.
Pre-Registration: Visit www.activityreg.com register online, call or stop by the Frisco Adventure Park Day Lodge to register in-person; 970-668-2558 or 621 Recreation Way, Frisco. Pre-Registration closes at noon on Friday, January 8th, 2016.
Day of Registration: will take place from 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on the morning of the race at the Frisco Adventure Park Day Lodge (just across the street from the Frisco Nordic Center).
Bib Pick-Up: Bib pick-up will be available from 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 9th at the Frisco Adventure Park Day Lodge.
Racer Gift: All 20k and 10k racers will receive a pair of Frisco Gold Rush Socks.
Timing: The 10k, 20k and CHSAA races will all be chip-timed by Maverick Sports. The 3k Fun Ski will not be timed.
Awards: Overall: The top 3 male/female finishers in each race (10k classic, 10k skate and 20k) will receive a prize (overall winners are not eligible for age category prizes)
Age Category Winners: A prize will be given to the first place winner in each of the following age categories: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Post Race Party: The post race party will take place at the Frisco Nordic Center; light refreshments, awards and giveways will take place.
Racer Responsibility: You are running this race at your own risk. You will encounter mountain terrain. You could encounter hazardous weather or wildlife during this race. The race director reserves the right to cancel, delay or postpone the race due to inclement weather. There are no refunds available.
Skiing with Music: If you choose to wear headphones during the race, we ask that you remove one ear bud. It is important that all racers can hear what is going on around them. Racers must be respectful of other trail users.
Beneficiary: A portion of race proceeds go to the Summit Nordic Ski Club.
Contact Us: For more information on this event, please contact Linsey Joyce, Recreation Programs Manager at Linseyj@townoffrisco.com or 970-668-9133.
Saturday, January 9, 2016- 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. – Spontaneous Combustion
At 6:00 p.m. the bonfire fueled by recycled Christmas trees will be lit on the corner of Marina Road and Highway 9. Food and beverage sales will be available and proceeds will benefit the Summit Nordic Ski Club.
A fireworks display will start at 8:00 p.m.