The Alley Loop Nordic Marathon Crested Butte
It’s not Halloween anymore, but it is The Alley Loop Nordic Marathon in Crested Butte this coming weekend! Meaning, get out your costumes! This is an awesome costume party and a nordic ski marathon right through the streets of downtown. Make your way to the groomed trails and experience the winter beauty. This is a great race because it offers something for everyone ranging from 1K to 42K for distance options. Want to get involved in the community? This is your chance and such a fun event!
Date & Schedule
Saturday, February 1st, 2020
**Friday: Last day to drop off Skis for SkiGo Wax (Crested Butte Nordic Center)
|7:00 to 10:00 AM||Late Registration & Race Day Bib Pick-Up (Queen of All Saints, Parish Hall)|
|9:00 to 9:40 AM||Race Wave Starts (2nd Street @ Elk Ave.)|
|10:30 to Noon||1k/3k Late Bib Pickup (Crested Butte Nordic Center)|
|12:15 PM||1k & 3k Wave Begins (2nd Street @ Elk Ave)|
|1:00 PM||42k Flower Ceremony (Finish Line Expo)|
|1:15 PM||1k & 3k Podium Ceremony (Finish Line Expo)|
|3:00 PM||Awards Banquet & Raffle (Bonez Tequila Bar & Grill)|
|9:00 AM||42K Classic (3rd Lap CUT-OFF 12:00 PM)|
|9:05 AM||21K Classic|
|9:20 AM||42K Skate (3rd Lap CUT-OFF 12:20 PM)|
|9:25 AM||21K Collegiate|
|9:26 AM||21K Skate|
|12:15 PM||3K & 1K|
|Day Of Race/Walk Up||$98.00||$76.00||$49.00||$44.00||$16.00|
- SkiGo Wax Service is SOLDOUT
- If you have a reservation, Ski Dropoff is at Crested Butte Nordic Center
- Deadline for dropoff is NOON Friday, January 31st.
- Recreational Basic LF $29 – Application of low fluorocarbon wax of the day
- Racer HF $45 – Application of low fluorocarbon graphite with a topcoat of the high fluorocarbon wax of the day
- Pro Pure Fluoro $75 – Hydrocarbon base layer with an application of the high fluorocarbon wax of the day and a top coat of the pure fluorocarbon powder
Need a ski rental? Skis will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are a season passholder there will be no free season rentals, but they will offer discount rentals. Skis will be available at 3pm Friday and have to be returned Saturday by 5 pm. Kids ski free!
Street Closures & Restrictions
No Parking Areas
From January 31 @ 12 am – Feb 1 @ 4 pm, there will be no parking on 3rd street (East side of the street from Totem Pole Park to Teocalli Ave/West side of Street from Teocalli Ave to Butte Ave) There will also be no parking on 2nd street (East side of right of way from Gotchi/Teocalli Alley to Teocalli/Butte Alley) & Gothic/Teocalli Alley (Between 2nd and 3rd)
From January 31 @ 12 am – Feb 1 @ 4 pm, street closures include Elk Avenue, Elk/Maroon Alley, Teocalli/Butte Alley, Sopris/Whiterock Alley, 1st street and 3rd street. Credit: Crested Butte Nordic News
42K Freestyle 1st place winner gets $1000! There are so many awards that The Alley Loop Nordic Marathon is offering so check them out on their website here.
This event is hosted by Crested Butte Nordic and should be a great time! This is your chance to break out the funny costumes and ski through the beautiful town of Crested Butte. And remember, there will be street closures and restrictions for parking! If you aren’t wanting to ski, they are always in need of volunteers. Come on out this weekend and have some Crested Butte fun!
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