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From 1989

February 16

OSCR Nordic races set for March 18

The OSCR race has been rescheduled for March 18, 1989. Approximately 70 skiers were expected to participate in the 45 kilometer Nordic ski race on Feb. 4, but dangerously low temperatures forced OSCR officials to postpone the race.

The mercury dipped to -35 degrees F the night before the race, and rose only slightly by the 9:00 a.m. starting time. The OSCR committee decided that the race would be postponed if the temperature was lower than -4 degrees F. The thermometer registered -30 degrees F at race time and high winds on Richmond Ridg...


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