Frisco Gold Rush

 2017 Frisco Gold Rush-February 11-12

Join us for the 47th 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:

February 11

10:00 a.m. – CHSAA High School Races

6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. – Eat, Ski, and Be Merry

February 12

9:00 a.m. – 20k Skate Ski Start

9:30 a.m. – 10k Open (Classic & Skate Ski) Mass Start

10:00 a.m. – 5k Fun Ski (Classic & Skate Ski)


Race Registration:  Registration is currently closed; check back for updates on when to register for the 2017 Frisco Gold Rush.

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 Gold Rush commemorative gift.

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 or 970-668-9133.

Past results

2016 Citizen Results

2016 CHSAA Results