Frisco Gold Rush

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Join us for the 50th 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.

Race Registration:

Registration will open on Friday, November 1, 2019 and will close at noon on Friday, February 7, 2020. Day of registration will be available from 7:00am – 9:30am on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Frisco Day Lodge.

25k Skate

  • Early Bird Adult Registration (November 1, 2019- November 30, 2019) $50
  • Adult Registration (December 1, 2019-January 1, 2020) $55
  • Adult Late Registration (January 2, 2020 -February 7, 2020) $60
  • Day of Registration (February 8, 2020) $65

10k Open (Skate/Classic-Prizes for both disciplines)

  • Early Bird Adult Registration (November 1- November 30, 2019) $40
  • Adult Registration (December 1, 2019-January 1, 2020) $45
  • Adult Late Registration (January 2, 2020 -February 7, 2020) $50
  • Day of Registration (February 8, 2020) $55

*There will be a $10 discount for participants 18 and under for the 25k and 10k races.

Start Times:

10:00am – 25k skate start

10:30am– 10k skate start

10:35am – 10k classic start

Awards will take place at noon.

Course Maps:

Courses for the 2020 Gold Rush are pending permit approval and will be posted by January 6, 2020.

Bib Pick-Up:

Race day registration and bib pick-up will be available from 7:30am – 9:30am on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Frisco Day Lodge.

Racer Gift:

The first 175 registrants for the 25k and 10k races will receive a pair of Frisco Gold Rush wool socks from Sock Guy and a commemorative event poster.

Timing:  

The 25k and 10k events will be timed by Maverick Sports.

Awards: 

Overall: The top 3 male/female finishers in each race (10k classic, 10k skate and 25k) 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 with light refreshments, awards and giveways.

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.

Race Results

Contact Us: 

For more information on this event, please contact Linsey Joyce, Recreation Programs Manager, at Linseyj@townoffrisco.com or 970-668-9133.