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Noquemanon Ski Marathon – January 27 – 29, 2017

Noquemanon Ski MarathonThe annual Noquemanon Ski Marathon takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday January 27 – 29th with many events to choose from; the famous full ski marathon and half marathon, 12K ski, snowshoe, snow bike, skijor & the Junior Noque, give participants a wintertime thrill like no other.

Both Classical and freestyle skiers welcome.

Friday, January 27, 2017

3:00 pm: Junior Noque Registration at Forestville Trailhead

3:45 pm: Junior Noque races begin

5:30 pm – 10pm: Ski Expo, Registration and Packet Pick up at Superior Dome.

The Marquette DDA is once again working with East Side Restaurant Association for racer Pasta Specials at local restaurants!  They will have a booth at the expo to assist you and flyers with information.  Or visit their website for more information.

Blackrocks Brewery‘s 51K IPA is the official beer of the Noquemanon offered at the Expo from 5:30 pm- 9:30  pm by Simply Superior of NMU.

Last day to register. Registration fee at $110.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Please Note:  Due to weather and snow conditions all races on Saturday (50K, 24K, 12K, 15 mile snowshoe) will leave from the 510 Plum Creek Start line and finish at the Forestville Trail head.

6 am – 9pm: Superior Dome open

7:00 am: Busing to start lines begins.

8:30 am: 50K Classic Touring

9:00 am: 50K Classic Elite Wave 1

9:10 am: 50K Classic Wave 2 & 50K Relay

9:20 am: 50K Classic Wave 3

9:30 am: 50K Classic Wave 4

 

9:55 am: 50K Freestyle Wave 1

10:05 am: 50K Freestyle Wave 2

 

10:15 am: 50K Freestyle Wave 3

10:25 am: 50K Freestyle Wave 4

10:35 am: 50K Freestyle Wave 5

11:45 am: 24K Classic Wave 1

11:55 am: 24k Classic Wave 2

12:05 pm: 24K Classic Wave 3

12:15 pm: 24K Classic Wave 4

12:30 pm: 24K Freestyle Wave 1

12:40 pm: 24K Freestyle Wave 2

12:50 pm: 24K Freestyle Wave 3

1:00 pm: 24K Freestyle Wave 4

1:02 pm: 15 Mile Snowshoe Wave

2:00 pm: 12K Freestyle (Men and Women)

2:10pm:  12K Classic (Men and Women)

 

5:00 pm (this may be pushed back 30-60 minutes depending on conditions – final time will be made available at Ski Expo/Packet Pickup): Awards Ceremony  for the Noquemanon, Half Noque, 15 Mile Snowshoe, 12k Ski and Sit Ski at the Superior Dome.

*Please note: Awards will not be mailed to anyone who cannot stay for the awards ceremony.
If you wish to pay for your award shipping costs, let us know and we can make arrangements for that.

Celebrate with a Blackrocks 51K IPA the official beer of the Noquemanon.  Bar open from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sunday, January 29, 2017

20K Snow Bike Race, 10K Animoosh Skijor, 10K  and 5km Snowshoe all start and end at the Forestville Trail head.

9:00 am: 10K Animoosh Skijor begins. Racers go of in 30 second intervals.

10:00 am 20K Snow Bike  Mass Start

10:10 am 10K Snowshoe/5K Snowshoe (same start)
Dion Snowshoes is the Official sponsor of the Wild Side 10K snowshoe!

12:00 pm or as soon as results are available awards will begin at the NTN Forestville Trailhead.

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Monday September 7th, 2020 - 12:36 pm

Noquemanon Ski Marathon

6 more weeks (on average). You just never know!Sure, it feels chilly out there this Labor Day, but how close are we seeing snow falling from the sky? The photo below shows the last 30 snow seasons and the overall first, average, and last dates the Marquette NWS office sees an inch of snow or greater. The number on the far right shows a rough estimate of about how long that winter season lasted, in terms of the number of days between the first inch of snow and the last. Overall we are 1 month and 2 weeks out from the average first date of 1 inch of snowfall. #906wx ... See MoreSee Less

6 more weeks (on average). You just never know!

Saturday September 5th, 2020 - 6:41 pm

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Clearing ski trails sure is easier when the trees and branches aren’t frozen to the ground, although not sure it’s any faster. Lots of clean up to do out there! #gettingready #noque #noquemanonskimarathon #noquetrails ... See MoreSee Less

Clearing ski trails sure is easier when the trees and branches aren’t frozen to the ground, although not sure it’s any faster. Lots of clean up to do out there! #gettingready #noque #noquemanonskimarathon #noquetrails

Thursday August 27th, 2020 - 8:50 pm

Noquemanon Ski Marathon

Price increase soon - register today to get our lowest rate!

Please note: event offerings are "as of right now". If adjustments need to be made the Noquemanon race committee will notify all pre-registered participants of any changes.

50K, 24K & 15 Mile Events (Saturday)
$70 through August 31
$80 through September 30
$85 through October 31
$90 through November 30
$95 through December 31
$100 through Midnight January 20, 2021 (on line registration ends 11:59pm Jan 20th)
$110 on January 22nd, 2021 (at expo)

12K (Saturday)
$35 through August 31
$40 through December 31
$45 January 1st, 2021 to Race Day

Adaptive/Sit Ski
$10 through January 20, 2021

“Wild Side of the Noque” (Sunday)
Fee schedule below for the following events: 20k Snow Bike, 10K Snowshoe, 5K Snowshoe, Skijor 1 dog, Skijor 2 dog

$35 through August 31
$40 through December 31
$45 January 1, 2021 to Race Day

In regards to planning, check out some brief comments from the Mid West Ski Events meeting: youtu.be/f07x6pFY8a4 . Make your plans to get ready for winter!

Noquemanon Ski Marathon SISU Ski Fest Vasaloppet USA Great Bear Chase American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation The Loppet Foundation
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Wednesday July 8th, 2020 - 10:24 am

Noquemanon Ski Marathon

With the cancellation of most fundraising events this year the NTN is in need of funds. Check out the NTN Trailraiser and see where you can help! Our event is a fundraiser for the NTN and luckily we got the 2020 edition in before the pandemic took hold in the US. The ski marathon is just one event of many and the only one to take place in 2020.Want to be a Trailraiser? Learn more here: go.rallyup.com/ntntrailraiser ... See MoreSee Less

With the cancellation of most fundraising events this year the NTN is in need of funds. Check out the NTN Trailraiser and see where you can help! Our event is a fundraiser for the NTN and luckily we got the 2020 edition in before the pandemic took hold in the US.  The ski marathon is just one event of many and the only one to take place in 2020.

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