1k, 3k, 5k, 10k Skate – Ruthie’s Run
The Alley Loop Race Series is made up of 5 races that start during the Crested Butte Nordic Thanksgiving Ski Camp and end two weeks before 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 will be awarded in each of the five races, with the top 5 male and female cumulative point winners receiving awards for their outstanding commitment to nordic racing in Crested Butte! Overall point winners will be awarded after the last race at the Magic Meadows Yurt.
Race Fee – $10
Youth Under 17 Race Free!
Magic Meadows 7 Criterium (Race #3) – $25
Please pre-register for each race prior to race day.
2016/17 Race Schedule:
Youth Start – 9:30 AM / Adult Start – 10:00 AM
Race venues are subject to weather and conditions.
For each race you enter, you’ll receive base participation points. The top 5 places for each distance category will receive additional top finisher points. Points for the 7 Hours of Magic Meadows will be weighted for both base and top finishers.
Alley Loop Race Series #1, #2, #4 & #5
Base Participation Points: Short Course – 5pts. / Long Course –10pts.
Top Finisher Points:
1st Place- 10pts.
2nd Place- 8pts.
3rd Place- 6pts.
4th Place- 4pts.
5th Place- 2pts.
Magic Meadows 7 (Race #3)
Base Participation Points (must complete 5 laps minimum): 15pts.
Most Laps Completed by Individual:
1st Most Laps- 20pts.
2nd Most Laps- 18pts.
3rd Most Laps- 16pts.
4th Most Laps- 14pts
5th Most Laps- 12pts.