Marshall Sprints Information

The 12th Annual Marshall Sprints will be held at the Marshall School Ski Trails on Saturday, January 20, 2018.  The Marshall Sprints features an unique format to guarantee all varsity skiers at least two races for a total just over 4.5 kilometers of racing. All of the sprint racing will start and finish on the school football field. The sprint course averages 15 feet wide, with some sections as wide as 24 feet. The course is safe, fast and exciting.  The Marshall Sprints will be a true test of your skiing ability

Teams are also invited to enter an unlimited number of Jr. High skiers to compete in the mass start 2.5k Jr High Freestyle Race

 

The 12th Annual Marshall Sprints promises to be an exciting day packed full of head to head racing on the challenging and spectator friendly Marshall Nordic Ski Trails.

Date:  

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Schedule: 

9:00 bib pick up and course inspection

11:00 Sprint Qualifier

Noon  Jr. High 3k

1:00 pm 3K Consolation Race

2:00 pm Single elimination sprint heats

Format:

All skiers (except Jr. High) will ski a 1 kilometer qualifying sprint race on the sprint course. The top _ girls and top _ boys will qualify for the single elimination sprint heats. All other skiers qualify for the 3.5 kilometer short course event.

Facilities:

Large indoor warming area, bathrooms, locker rooms and full concession stand. Large warm-up loop. Professional Announcing. High Quality Timing by Steve Deschene. Excellent spectator viewing with bleacher seating.

Awards:

Awards to the top 10 boys and girls 3 kilometer race and Jr. High 3k race. Awards to the top 8 skiers in the single elimination sprint heats. Top 3 boys and top 3 girls in Sprints and 3 kilometer race will receive a Billboard Bag Ski Bag.

Entries:

Submit your entries to Steve’s Timing  http://www.boreal.org/~durfee/entry_form.htm  before 6:00pm on Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018

Entry Fee:

$5 per skier, checks made out to:  Marshall School, 1215 Rice Lake Road, Duluth, MN 55811

Teams Invited: All teams in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan

Concessions will be available.

 

9th Annual Poster designed by Kai Salmela

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marshall Sprints Map 2017 Final

Marshall Sprints Stadium Map 2017 Final

 

Poster from 2012 Sprints