Alley Loop Race Series

Nordic Racer at Crested Butte Nordic Center
Alley Loop citizens race series racers on course

The Alley Loop Race Series is made up of 5 races which begin during the Crested Butte Nordic Thanksgiving Ski Camp, and end two weeks prior to the Alley Loop Nordic Marathon. The races are a perfect opportunity to get in shape for the Alley Loop and are open to all ages and ability levels.  Points are awarded in each of the five races, in an effort to spur good spirited competition throughout the series’ season. At the conclusion of the series, overall Master & Youth / Male & Female, cumulative point winners will receive awards and recognition for their outstanding commitment to nordic ski racing in Crested Butte!

We request every racer Pre-Register before each event via the buttons below
Alley Loop citizens race series start

2019/2020 Schedule

Race #1
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Thanksgiving Ski Camp Open

Race #2
Saturday, December 14, 2019
CLASSIC – Ruthie’s Run

Race #3
Saturday, January 4, 2020
CLASSIC – Race Venue TBA

Race #4
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Magic Meadows 7

Race #5
Saturday, January 18, 2020
SKATE – Magic Meadows

Points Structure

Top Male & Female competitors of each distance category will receive top finisher points.
Entrants of the Magic Meadows 7 are eligible to earn weighted top finisher points.

Long Course
Top Finisher Points:
1st Place  – 80pts.
2nd Place – 60pts.
3rd Place  – 40pts.
4th Place  – 30pts.
5th Place  – 25pts.
6th Place  – 20pts.
7th Place  – 18pts.
8th Place  – 16pts.
9th Place  – 14pts.
10th Place – 12pts.
11th Place – 10pts.

Short Course
Top Finisher Points:
1st Place   – 20pts.
2nd Place – 18pts.
3rd Place – 16pts.
4th Place  – 14pts
5th Place  – 12pts.

Magic Meadows 7 (weighted points)
Most Laps Completed by Individual Male & Female:
1st   Place – 120pts.
2nd  Place – 100pts.
3rd   Place – 80pts.
4th   Place – 70pts.
5th   Place – 65pts.
6th   Place – 60pts.
7th   Place – 58pts.
8th   Place – 56pts.
9th   Place – 54pts.
10th Place – 52pts.
11th Place – 50pts.

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