Spring conditions greeted the 29 participants at this year’s 30th Annual Tweedsmuir Cross Country Ski event held Sunday March 6, 2016 in Tweedsmuir Park. All of the participants did a fabulous job skiing anywhere from three to 24km. Alex Boileau took home the coveted race trophy with the fastest overall time of 1:28:18 for the 24km distance.
All of the kids 12 and under received participation medals and the fastest male and females in each of the separate events received a local handmade 2016 Tweedsmuir x-country ski mug.
Winners by age category/distance are: Age 6 -12, 7km – Jaymen Scheick (M) and Morgan Boileau (F). Age 17 – 39, 12km Sarah Germain (F) and 24km Alex Boileau (M). 40 + 12km – Jim Hiltz (M), and Jane Thompson (F). 40 + 24km – Carl Harestad (M) and Kirsten Scheick (F).
A huge thank you to everyone who came out and supported the event and also to our grooming team who tirelessly groom the trails all year and got up at 5:00 am the day of the race to make sure the trails were in top shape!
Thanks and hope to see everyone at next year’s 2017 event!