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Up and At Em’ Nordic Race Series

We had a great response to our 2021 Up & At Em’ Series with more racers participating than ever so we will continue our Strava/solo style races in 2022! New this year is a 12:30 mass start option on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays of race week. Perfect for folks that want some friendly competition!

Where

Frisco Nordic Center
616 Recreation Way
Frisco, CO 80443

2022 Up & At Em’ Series

Join Strava (it’s free) and race your friends all winter! We will post four different race loops and the Nordic Center will track of your results via Strava by age group in both classic and skate throughout the year.

Schedule

Racers can compete in this online format with a marked course from Wednesday at 7:00am – Sunday at 5:00pm. There are virtual races scheduled with varying distances:

Race #1: December 15-19, 2021 – 6.5km

  • Strava Segment/Course Map
  • Course Map on Frisco Nordic Trail Map
  • Course Description: to be announced

Race #2: January 5-9, 2022 – 7.5km

  • Strava Segment/Course Map
  • Course Map on Frisco Nordic Trail Map
  • Course Description: to be announced

Race #3: January 19-23, 2022 – 7.5km

  • Strava Segment/Course Map
  • Course Map on Frisco Nordic Trail Map
  • Course Description: to be announced

Race #4: February 2-6, 2022 – 10km

  • Strava Segment/Course Map
  • Course Map on Frisco Nordic Trail Map
  • Course Description: to be announced

You can choose to skate or classic each race; you will be asked this question when you register online.  We ask that all racers ski the course during daylight hours, and you must compete within the allotted timeframe for your time to be included in our race results.

How does it work?

  1. Register for the Series or for individual races.
  2. Join the ‘Frisco Up and At ‘Em’ club on your Strava app.
  3. Sign the race waiver (select ‘special event’ when it asks what type of ticket this waiver is for)
  4. Ski the marked course during the time frame designated below.
  5. Track your run on your GPS watch or Strava app and download your GPS file and email it to the race director, Linsey Joyce.
  6. Check back here for race results or the Frisco Nordic Center Facebook Page.

2022 Registration

Registration for 2022 to be announced.

Race Entry Fees

Series Registration (4 races)

  • Adults 18 and over – $45*
  • Youth 17 and under – $30*

Individual Race Registration

  • Adults 18 and over – $15/race
  • Youth 17 and under – $10/race

Prizes & Giveaways

We will have items to giveaway after each of the races.  Names will be drawn at random and winners will be announced in a post-race email.

Race Information

Start Times

Racers will have Wednesday-Sunday from 7:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. to ski the designated course.

Courses

All races will range in distance from 4 mile to 7 miles. All races will take place on groomed Frisco Nordic Center trails. The course will be marked with red arrows on trees or trail signs adjacent to junctions. Racers are highly encouraged to study and/or pre-ski the course before a timed effort as there will NOT be V-boards on the trail directing racers.

Waiver

Please click here to sign the race waiver (select ‘special event’ when it asks what type of ticket this waiver is for.)  You only need to fill out this waiver one time for the entire series.

Timing

This Series will be self-timed. All racers must use a GPS device, a watch or app on their phone, to record and map their run. Racers are encouraged to join the Up & At ‘Em Series ‘club’ on Strava where they can share their time and see who they are competing against. Racers will be asked to email their race file from their GPS device to the race director, Linsey Joyce.

Results

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