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:
10:00am – CHSAA High School Races
6:00pm-9:00pm – Eat, Ski, and Be Merry
9:00am – 20k Skate Ski Start
9:30am – 10k Open (Classic & Skate Ski) Mass Start
10:00am – 5k Fun Ski (Classic & Skate Ski)
10:00am – Summit Skimo Sprint
10:15am–1k Kids Ski
1k Ski – TBD
Registration is now open! Click here to register online. Pre-registration will close at noon on Saturday, February 11th. Day of registration will be available from 8 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 12th at the Frisco Day Lodge.
Adult Late Registration (February 1-February 11) $60
Day of Registration (February 12) $65
10k Open (Skate/Classic-Prizes for both disciplines)
Adult Late Registration (February 1-February 11)-$50
Day of Registration (February 12)- $55
5k Fun Ski
Adult Late Registration (February 1-February 11)-$40
Day of Registration (February 12)- $45
*Youth rates will be a $10 discount on each for participants 18 and under.
1k Kids Ski (Youth ages 4-15)
*Participants in this race will not receive racer gift.
Registration – $30
Race day registration and bib pick-up will be available from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 11 at the Frisco Day Lodge.
The first 250 registrants for the 20k, 10k, 5k and skimo racers will receive a Gold Rush commemorative Swix beanie.
Timing: The 5k, 10k and 20k events will be chip timed by Maverick Sports.
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. All racers 21+ will receive a beer from Outer Ranger Brewing Co.!
Racer Responsibility: You are participating in 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.