Nordic

FUNSKI

community nordic series
Tuesday nights
Bozeman, MT

The FUNSKI series is open to skiers of all ages and levels of fitness and experience. The events will be timed. Race hard or glide along for a relaxed ski--it's up to you. The main purpose is to have fun, celebrate the sport of Nordic skiing, and enjoy our local trails! We'll also have some fabulous raffle prizes and post-race refreshments!

All the FUNSKI events take place on the trails groomed and maintained by Bridger Ski Foundation's Community Nordic Trails Program.  

2019-20 Preliminary info is below. Full details to be posted soon!

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FUNSKI #1 -WINTERFEST WARMUP- December 10, 2019

DECEMBER 10, 2019

LOCATION

Starting at Lindley Center, on the trails at Sunset Hills. (1102 East Curtiss St)

Bring your headlamps! We'll also have luminaries/lights out on the trails!  

THEME

Wear your holiday/solstice attire (interpret as you please!)

Under-12 3K - SANTA CHASE

4:45 pm start.

Kids will be chasing Santa (he gets a head start). Any kid who catches Santa will get a special prize! Finisher treats for all!

Post-race beverages and snacks at the Lindley Center

3k/6K/ 9K

5 p.m. Start

1 lap = 3k

2 laps = 6k

3 laps = 9k

Post-race: beverages (including beer for adults) and snacks at the Lindley Center

Open to all skiers: 

Recreational and competitive skiers are all welcome at the FUNSKI Series, and we hope to see a strong showing from the entire Bozeman Nordic skiing community! 

REGISTRATION

Race Cost: $15

Online registration:

(BSF membership is NOT required.)

Wax recommendations

TBA

PRIZES

Costume prizes for best holiday/solstice attire.

Every participant gets 1 raffle ticket toward an end-of-series raffle.

Top ten women & men in each race get an extra raffle tickets toward an end-of-series raffle.

Male & Female winner each get 2 extra tickets towards an end-of-series raffle.

FUNSKI #2 Lindley Classic Loppett - January 14, 2020

January 14, 2020

UNDER-12 5K

4:45 PM start

1 lap

5k/ 10k/ 15k

5:00 p.m. start

5k= 1 lap

10k = 2 laps

15k = 3 laps

Laps will use Sunset Hills and upper cemetary trails with 1-track classic.

Post-race includes snacks and drinks (including beer for adults).

REGISTRATION

$15

THEME

Throwback attire. Dust off your wool pants, your ski sweaters, woods skis, your classic 3-pin bindings. Show us old school. Special category for wood skis and 3 pins.

PRIZES

1st place male & female in the Wood Skis and 3-pin Bindings category wins a bota bag.

Every participant gets 1 raffle ticket toward an end-of-series raffle.

Top ten women & men in each race get an extra raffle tickets toward an end-of-series raffle.

Male & Female winner each get 2 extra tickets towards an end-of-series raffle.

FUNSKI #3 SWEETHEART  RELAY - february 11, 2020

february 11, 2020

5:00 p.m.

Sunset Hills Two-Person Sprint Relay

(each team member skis a ~1.2 km  loop twice)

on the Nordic trails at Sunset Hills (Lindley Center) in Bozeman

THEME

Break out your favorite socks, the sparkle, and channel your inner Diggins. It's the Sweetheart Relay. Team up with your Valentine, Gal-entine, Pal-entine, colleague, or a brand new friend and get ready for some exciting laps on the course. Remember, these are fun, community races. No race experience necessary! Costumes encouraged--and eligible for awards.

Don't have a relay partner? Don't worry. Just register and we'll pair you with another skier on race day.

Registration:

Both you and your teammate need to register and pay the $15 fee separately. The online registration form will have a place for your teammate's name & your team name. (Leave it blank if you want to be paired with someone on race day.)

Race cost: $15 per person

Course: 

Uses the trails at Sunset Hills. Register and start at Lindley Center (1102 E. Curtiss St.)

Lap 1: Skier 1

Lap 2: Skier 2

Lap 3: Skier 1

Lap 4: Skier 2 - FINISH

PRIZES

Awards for this race are, well, creative. We'll be handing out awards for the team with the largest age difference, the best costume pairing, the longest relationship, the youngest team, the team with the best technique, the most "mature" team, and the list goes on. Inspire us.

Every participant gets 1 raffle ticket toward the end-of-series raffle.

Top ten women & men in each race get an extra raffle tickets toward the end-of-series raffle.

Male & Female winner each get 2 extra tickets towards the end-of-series raffle.

END OF SERIES CELEBRATION

Stick around for the end-of series party and raffle!

RESULTS

February 14, 2019 Results

RESULTS

2018-2019

12/19/18 - Bozeman Creek Hill Climb

1/31/19 - Sunset Hills Chase

2/14/19 - Valentine's Day Relay

3/23/19 - Hyalite Classic

2017-2018

12/27/17 - Bozeman Creek Hill Climb

2/7/18 - Lindley Chase

3/18/18 - Hyalite Classic