Black Jack hosting Loppet tomorrow in Rossland

The 29th annual Black Jack Loppet is coming up tomorrow in Rossland.

Black Jack Ski Club will be hosting its 29th annual Loppet this weekend. The races are Saturday starting at 10 a.m.

The 29th annual Black Jack Loppet is coming up tomorrow in Rossland.

The races are a free technique (skating) cross-country ski event with distances from 10 km to 30 km for adults and shorter for the younger participants.

The events begin at 10 a.m. with a free technique mass start and continue throughout the day. Bib pick-up is at 9:15 a.m.

There are categories for all age groups, from under five years old to over 70, and the races are part of the Zone4 circuit.

Start lists will be posted on the outside board opposite the Black Jack Cabin.

There are some new team category where teams of three will ski 10 km at the same time and finish together. Come out watch the races and enjoy all of the festivities, food and fun while having a great ski!

See the Black Jack Ski Club website at www.skiblackjack.ca for more information.

The event is located at the Black Jack Cross Country Ski Club on Hwy 3B, three km north of Rossland.

Registration and fee payment is on-line at www.zone4.ca.

 

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