Noquemanon Sponsors

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Online registration closes at midnight

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 22, 2016

3:00 pm: Junior Noque Registration at Forestville Trailhead

3:45 pm: Junior Noque races begin

5:00 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. We will post that information once it is available in early January 2016.

Blackrocks Brewery‘s 51K IPA is the official beer of the Noquemanon offered at the Expo from 5:00 pm- 9:30  pm by Simply Superior of NMU.

Last day to register. Registration fee at $110.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

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.

Celebrate with a Blackrocks 51K IPA the official beer of the Noquemanon.  Bar open from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sunday, January 24, 2016

20K Snow Bike Race, 14K Animoosh Skijor and 10km Snowshoe all start and end at the Forestville Trail head.

9:00 am: 14K Animoosh Skijor begins. Racers go of in 30 second intervals.

10:00 am 20K Snow Bike  Mass Start

10:10 am 10K Snowshoe

12:00 pm or as soon as results are available awards will begin at the NTN Forestville Trailhead.


*50K World Championship Snow Bike is no longer on Saturday.  A 20K race is on Sunday.

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