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Race #4: February 12, 2017 (Classic only)

Light fluffy snow fell all day at Wasaga Nordic, creating a winter wonderland and great conditions for our classic race.

13 participants completed a 3.64km course, starting and ending from the shelter. There we were cheered on by a cute snowman, complete with his own XC ski poles. The course started on the Blueberry Plains trail, before going on my favourite trail, the Pine Trail. The Pine Trail is a lovely classic only, double tracked trail with rolling hills through the pine trees. Amazing.

Jean-Emile, Michael and Charles battled it out to exhaustion, with Jean-Emile emerging victorious. Heather finished with the fastest women’s time, followed closely by Tairan Qin.

Thank you to everyone who participated!


Name Time
Classic Men
Jean-Emile Paraïso 18.45
Michael Li 18.53
Charles Ma 19.15
Wei Guan 21.38
George Naray 21.45
Andreas Gierke 22.25
Sam Bootsma 22.35
Doug Johnston 27.57
Classic Women
Heather Steel 24.20
Tairan Qin 25.21
Elaine Rennet 25.38
Sonia Dyett 25.56
Bridget Mertensa 30.44