Distance Series

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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.

The Raven Romp, the third and final race in the Buetow Distance Series presented by Raven Cross Country, will be held Sunday, February 21, beginning at 11, starting and finishing in the Biathlon Stadium.

Seventeenth Annual Buetow Dental Distance Series Concludes Sunday

The third and final race in the 17th Annual Buetow Dental Distance Series, presented by Raven Cross Country and organized by the Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks, is scheduled for Sunday, February 21st.  The 30Km classic technique mass-start event starts at 11:00AM in the Biathlon Stadium at the Birch Hill Recreation Area.  For those wishing to race a lesser distance, competition will also be held over 10Km.

Gundeloppet -- Classic Technique 15Km and 7.5Km
Organized by the Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks
Jim Whisenhant Ski Trails-Birch Hill Recreation Area
Saturday, December 12, 2015

Melissa Lewis and Jesse Mayo were the winners in the second race in the Buetow Dental Distance Series presented by Raven Cross Country.  Results below in text format.

17th Annual Buetow Dental Distance Race Series, Presented by Raven Cross Country
Gundeloppet -- Classic Technique
Organized by the Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks
Jim Whisenhant Ski Trails-Birch Hill Recreation Area
Saturday, December 12, 2015