Schedule of Events

All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST) and may be subject to change based on course adjustments for 2024. Official start times for event waves will be published in a racer bulletin which will be available at packet pickup starting at 5pm on January 26th at the NMU Superior Dome.  

Friday, January 26th, 2024:  

3K (now 2K) and 1K (now 600 Meters) Adaptive Ski (Al Quall recreation Area, Ishpeming) – 3:00pm
Junior Noque 5K Classic (Al Quaal Recreation Area, Ishpeming) – 4:00pm
Junior Noque 3K Classic (Al Quaal Recreation Area, Ishpeming) – 4:30pm
Junior Noque 1K Classic (Al Quaal Recreation Area, Ishpeming) – 5:00pm

(Packet pickup for the Junior is at Al Quaal Recreation Area – not the NMU Superior Dome)

Packet Pickup/ski expo: 5:00pm-10:00pm at NMU Superior Dome

Saturday, January 27th, 2024: (TIMES MAY CHANGE!)

6:00 am: Superior Dome opens (packet pickup remains available – we strongly recommend Friday evening)
7:00 am: Busing to start line begins
8:10 am: 50K Classic Touring
9:00 am: 50K Classic Elite Wave 1
9:10 am: 50K Classic Wave 2  (Includes 1st leg of the Relay – Classic)
9:30 am: 3K and 1K Adaptive Ski
9:50 am: 12K Classic (Men and Women)
9:55 am: 50K Freestyle Elite Wave 1
10:00 am: 50K Freestyle Wave 2
10:10 am: 12K Freestyle (Men and Women)
10:10 am: 50K Freestyle Wave 3
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 (Includes 2nd leg of the Relay – Freestyle)
12:50 pm: 24K Freestyle Wave 3
1:00 pm: 24K Freestyle Wave 4
1:10 pm: 15 Mile Snowshoe Wave
5:00pm:  Awards Ceremony*


*Awards CeremonySATURDAY EVENTS: The Marathon (50K) and Half Marathon (24K)/15 Mile Snowshoe/12K awards ceremony honors the overall top three winners. The awards ceremony will be held at the Superior Dome at approximately 5:00pm.

Age category winners of each race will not be presented on stage but will be able to pick up their awards at the awards table once results are finalized. Age category winners will need to present their finish receipt, available at the results table in the dome, to the awards table to pick up their award.
**Please get your personal finish receipt prior to approaching the awards table if you want to claim your award.

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