Distance Series

CLICK HERE to get race information for this year's Distance Series events.  After clicking on the link, scroll down the page until you get to the event for which you are looking for information.

The Buetow Dental Distance Series, presented by Raven Cross Country features three events: The Gundeloppet 15Km/7.5Km, the January Jaunt 20Km/10Km, and the Raven Romp 30Km/15Km/7.5Km.  Events alternate between classic and freestyle in alternate years. All events will be held in mass-start format.

For 2016-2017 the race dates are:

  • Dec 10: Gundeloppet 15Km/7.5Km free technique
  • Jan 7: January Jaunt 20Km/10Km classic technique
  • Feb 19: Raven Romp 30Km/15Km/7.5Km free technique

Prizes for each race and for the whole series will be provided by Raven Cross Country, and awarded by random drawing. You receive one chance in the drawing for each Distance Series Race you enter. All races start at 11:00am. For entries received early, entry fees are $15 for NSCF members and $20 for non-members. Add $5 for race day entries.

Logan Hanneman and Melissa Lewis both nailed down back-to-back victories Sunday, winning the final event in the Buetow Dental Distance Series, the 30Km Raven Romp, presented by Raven Cross Country.

The third race in the 15th Annual Buetow Dental Distance Series, presented by Raven Cross Country and organized by the Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks, is scheduled for Sunday, February 17th.  The 30Km free technique mass-start event starts at 11:00AM in the Birch Hill Ski Stadium at the Birch Hill Recreation Area.  A shorter event is available for those wishing to race a lesser distance.

Alaska Nanook skier Logan Hanneman and Melissa Lewis, the fastest female master skier in Fairbanks, were the winners in Saturday's  December Dash, the first race in the NSCF's Buetow Dental Distance Series, presented by Raven Cross Country.

Dave Edic and Jade Hajdukovich were the winners in the January Jaunt, the second of three races in the Buetow Dental Distance Series presented by Raven Cross Country.

Results of the Raven Romp, the third and final race in the 13th Annual Chest Medicine Fairbanks Distance Series, Presented by Raven Cross Country are below in text format.  To see them in PDF format, go to sportalaska.com and click on Ski Race Info and then follow the links.