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By Henry Netherland
Pathfinder 

OSCR unsupported, other cross country ski races canceled

 

January 21, 2021

Pathfinder file photo

Skiers crest the top of Rice Ridge in the annual OSCR 50K. This year, a 25K course will be marked Jan. 30 and Jan. 31. Skiers are invited to time themselves and ski the course unsupported.

SEELEY LAKE - Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the annual cross country skiing races Skiesta and the Biathlon have been postponed to next year while the 25k and 50k OSCR will take place unsupported.

Seeley Lake Nordic Club organizes the Biathlon and OSCR while Seeley Lake Elementary organizes Skiesta. Lynn Carey, club vice president and race director, said the Biathlon had to be canceled because it required every shooting station to have a handler which would be impossible with social distancing. He said the club is not the main force behind Skiesta.

Skiesta Race Director Bridget Laird said th...



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