COVID19 Update: We continue to monitor regulations and recommendations regarding group gatherings during these unprecedented times. We are working with our local permitting agencies as well as following guidance from Summit County Public Health. The health and safety of our race participants, staff, volunteers, and the Frisco community is our top priority. We will have a final decision made regarding the Frisco Gold Rush by no later than January 14, 2021.
Thank you for participating in the 50th Annual Frisco Gold Rush. The Town of Frisco is making Joe Kusumoto’s photography of this event available with a password protected download-here is a link to the gallery and the password is GoldRush2020.
Saturday, February 13, 2021
Join us for the 51st 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.
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 8:30am – 10:15am on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Frisco Adventure Park Day Lodge.
25k Skate Race
- 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 (Skate/Classic-Prizes for both disciplines) Races
- 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.
5k Skate Youth Race
- Registration – $15 (This race will not receive registration or finish line gift.)
1k Fun Ski
- Registration – $10 (This race will not receive registration or finish line gift.)
10:00am – 25k Skate Start
10:10am – 5k Youth Skate
10:30am– 10k Skate Start
10:35am – 10k Classic Start
11:00am– 1k Fun Ski (All ages, no timing)
Awards will take place at noon.
Race day registration and bib pick-up will be available from 8:30am – 10:15am on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Frisco Day Lodge.
The first 175 registrants for the 25k and 10k races will receive a pair of Frisco Gold Rush wool socks from Sock Guy, a commemorative event poster, and a Swix glass at the finish line.
The 25k and 10k events will be timed by Maverick Sports.
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 (10k classic, 10k skate and 25k): 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+
Youth 5k Skate: the top 3 boy/girl finishes will receive a prize in the following age categories: 13 and under, 14-18.
1k fun ski: no prizes awarded in this race
Post Race Party:
The post race party will take place at the Frisco Nordic Center with light refreshments, awards and giveaways.
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.
- 2019 Overall Race Results
- 2019 Age Category Race Results
- 2018 Gold Rush Race Results
- 2017 Frisco Gold Rush Race Results
- 2016 Citizen Results
- 2016 CHSAA Results
- Here is the link to the 2019 Frisco Gold Rush photographs taken by local photographer Joe Kusumoto. To download photographs, please use the password- friscogoldrush2019.
For more information on this event, please contact Linsey Joyce, Recreation Programs Manager, at Linseyj@townoffrisco.com or 970-668-9133.