Kimberley Nordic Club hosting Kootenay Cup #5 & 6

The Teck Kootenay Cup series #5 & #6 will be held at the Kimberley Nordic Club on January 12th and 13th, 2019. The Kimberley Nordic Club has invited ski clubs from across the Kootenays, Alberta and the Northern U.S. region to attend this two day event.

On Saturday, Jan. 12 at 9:30 a.m., skiers will race using the classic technique. It will be a sprint race following the King’s Court format.

“This is a lot of fun as skiers race against both genders and different age categories,” said race organizer Christine Wilson.

On Sunday, Jan. 13 the race will comprise of a mass start using free technique with a start time of 9:30 a.m..

Spectators are welcome and there is a need for volunteers to help with a variety of jobs for both days. If you would like to volunteer please contact Eileen Charles at eileen_e_charles@yahoo.ca. Some sections of the trails will remain open for anyone wanting to enjoy a ski over the course of the two days.

The first two races were held on Dec. 15 and 16 in Rossland, BC, while the second two were held in Fernie on Jan. 5 and 6. Following the races in Kimberley, teams will head to Nelson for the final two races (7 and 8) on Feb. 23 and 24, 2019.

“Come out and support your local and surrounding Nordic clubs at a fun filled weekend at the beautiful Kimberley Nordic Centre,” said Wilson. “There will be food, music and a whole lot of fun to be had!”



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