Schedule of Events
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Online registration closes at midnight ET
Annual Torch Light Trek
Hosted by the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame& the Ishpeming Ski Club at the Suicide Bowl Ski Area, for more information contact Bob Hendrickson at 906.485.6323. Skis will be provided free of charge to those who need them. Quantities will be limited. Kids and adults are encouraged to bring their own equipment. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
Friday, January 27, 2017
3:00 pm: Junior Noque Registration at Forestville Trailhead
3:45 pm: Junior Noque races begin
5:30 pm – 10pm: Ski Expo, Registration and Packet Pick up at Superior Dome.
The Marquette DDA is once again working with East Side Restaurant Association for racer Pasta Specials at local restaurants! They will have a booth at the expo to assist you and flyers with information. Or visit their website for more information.
Blackrocks Brewery‘s 51K IPA is the official beer of the Noquemanon offered at the Expo from 5:30 pm- 9:30 pm by Simply Superior of NMU.
Last day to register. Registration fee at $110.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Please Note: 50K races leave from Al Quaal Start line, 24K & 15 mile races leave from 510 Plum Creek Start line, 12K race leaves from Forestville Trail head start line.
6 am – 9pm: Superior Dome open
7:00 am: Busing to start lines begins.
8:10 am: 50K Classic Touring
9:00 am: 50K Classic Elite Wave 1
9:10 am: 50K Classic Wave 2 & 50K Relay
9:20 am: 50K Classic Wave 3
9:30 am: 50K Classic Wave 4
9:50 am: 12K Classic Men’s Wave
9:55 am: 12K Classic Woman’s Wave
9:55 am: 50K Freestyle Wave 1
10:05 am: 50K Freestyle Wave 2
10:10 am: 12K Freestyle Men’s Wave
10:15 am: 12K Freestyle Woman’s Wave
10:15 am: 50K Freestyle Wave 3
10:25 am: 50K Freestyle Wave 4
10:35 am: 50K Freestyle Wave 5
11:45 am: 24K Classic Wave 1
11:55 am: 24k Classic Wave 2
12:05 pm: 24K Classic Wave 3
12:15 pm: 24K Classic Wave 4
12:30 pm: 24K Freestyle Wave 1
12:40 pm: 24K Freestyle Wave 2
12:50 pm: 24K Freestyle Wave 3
1:00 pm: 24K Freestyle Wave 4
1:02 pm: 15 Mile Snowshoe Wave
3:00 pm: 3K Adaptive Ski
3:15 pm: 500 Meter adaptive Ski
5:00 pm: Awards Ceremony for the Noquemanon, Half Noque, 15 Mile Snowshoe, 12k Ski and Sit Ski at the Superior Dome.
*Please note: Awards will not be mailed to anyone who cannot stay for the awards ceremony.
If you wish to pay for your award shipping costs, let us know and we can make arrangements for that.
Celebrate with a Blackrocks 51K IPA the official beer of the Noquemanon. Bar open from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday, January 29, 2017
20K Snow Bike Race, 10K Animoosh Skijor, 10K and 5km Snowshoe all start and end at the Forestville Trail head.
9:00 am: 10K Animoosh Skijor begins. Racers go of in 30 second intervals.
10:00 am 20K Snow Bike Mass Start
10:10 am 10K Snowshoe/5K Snowshoe (same start)
Dion Snowshoes is the Official sponsor of the Wild Side 10K snowshoe!
12:00 pm or as soon as results are available awards will begin at the NTN Forestville Trailhead.