25k/12.5k Skate & Classic Races, 6k Wood Ski Race, and Children’s races.
Proceeds from this race benefit the St. Croix Valley Ski Club youth skiing program at Wm. O’Brien State Park.
- Wood Ski Tour (6 km): 10:10 AM
- Adult Race Classical (12.5 & 25 km): 10:30 AM
- Adult Race Skate (12.5 & 25 km): 11:00 AM
- Children’s Races: 1:45 PM
- Day-of registration and packet pickup opens at 9:00 AM and closes 30 min prior to race start.
- William O’Brien State Park Trail Center (located on west side of Hwy 95 approx. 2 miles north of Marine on St. Croix)
- Races are kicked off in the morning with an 6 km Wood Ski Tour over mostly flat and moderately hilly terrain.
- Adult Races are 12.5 & 25 km (single and double loop), circling William O’Brien State Park on both flat and hilly terrain.
- Please note: State Park vehicle permits are required to enter!
Awards & Raffle
- Top three places in the 12.5 & 25 km skate and classical races, male and female, will receive an artisan crafted mug and a custom “woodal” commemorating their victory. Adult awards ceremony will occur immediately following the race.
- All children will also receive awards at ceremony immediately following their race.
- In addition, all adult racers have a chance to win prizes donated by local businesses (totaling over $3,000 value) via raffle. No awards will be mailed.
A big thanks to our sponsors!
First 100 adults to register online in advance for the 25km and 12.5km races receive a free Marine O’Brien Ski Race hat.