50 Km Skate; 25 Km Skate; 4/12.5 Km Team Skate Event; Junior and Beginner 10 Km Skate
Friday, March 13, 2020
4:00pm – 6:00pm Packet Pick Up WebSkis Ski Shop, 157 NW Franklin Avenue, Bend, OR
Saturday, March 14, 2020
9:30am Start 50 Km Skate
9:35am Start 25 Km Skate
9:40am Start 50 Km 4X12.5Km Team Event
9:45am Start 10 Km Skate for Beginners
All events at Mt Bachelor Nordic Center
5:00pm Awards Party WebSkis Ski Shop, 157 NW Franklin Ave, Bend, OR
Sunday, March 15, 2020
9:00am - 2:00pm Cascade Crest On-Snow Demo Day Mt Bachelor Nordic Center
Location of Start/ Finish:
All race distances will start in the Stadium area above the Bowl below the Nordic Lodge. The Start/ Finish venue will offer full services before, during and after the race including hydration and snacks. There will be an unattended, covered baggage storage area and ample port-a-johns in close proximity to the start. Members of the Mt Bachelor Nordic Ski Patrol will be staffing a medical station in the finish area. A hot soup lunch and beer garden will be available following the race in the Nordic Lodge.
The measured loop for the 50km and 25km Individual and 50 km Team events is 12.5km; 4 laps for the 50km and 2 laps for the 25km. There is a cut off for the 10km event at the 7.5km mark. The course circumnavigates Dutchman Flat before connecting to the Todd Lake Trail and finishes in the Mt Bachelor Nordic Center trail network on Rich’s Range, the Waterfall Trail, Woody’s Way, the Screamer and First Time Around. (10k cut-off on first lap). The course will be groomed 2 passes wide whenever possible. The course will be available for preview on Friday, March 13, 2020.
The course will remain open during the event and spectators may move carefully along the route to cheer racers on. Course monitors will be stationed at key intersections. The Course will remain open and supported for all skiers until 1:30 p.m.
Two aid stations are located at 5.2km and at 12.5km. Aid stations will offer Skratch Energy Drink, Water, oranges, bananas and granola bars. Medical assistance will be available at the aid stations.
Results and Awards
Printed Name, Age, Time and Place Results for all participants will be available at the Finish Line from Eclectic Edge Timing. Complete race results will be posted in the Nordic Lodge, at the Awards Party and online HERE.
The post-race Awards Party will take place WebSkis, beginning at 5:00pm with Awards starting promptly at 6:00pm. Custom prints, WebSkis Gift Certificates and numerous Merchandise Awards and Gift Certificates will be presented to the Overall Top 3 Winners and all Age Group Top 3 Winners in all distances.
There will also be a giant raffle including equipment, merchandise and services from our industry sponsors. Winners must be present at the time of the raffle to claim prizes!
Pizza, Beer and nonalcoholic beverages will be served at the Awards Party.
Age groups for the 25km/50km are as follows:
On Sunday, March 15, Mt Bachelor Nordic Center and WebSkis will present an on snow demo with Salomon, Madshus, Rossignol and Fisher. Enjoy a leisurely day on the snow trying out all the 2020/21 skis, boots and poles! Demo Day hours are 9:00am – 2:00pm. Look for the tents adjacent to the Nordic Center Lodge. On Sunday, March 15, Mt Bachelor Nordic Center and WebSkis will present an on snow demo with Salomon, Swix, Madshus, Rossignol and Fisher. Enjoy a leisurely day on the snow trying out all the 2020/2021 skis, boots and poles. Demo Day hours are 9:00am – 2:00pm. Look for the tents adjacent to the Nordic Center Lodge.
Lost and Found
If you lose an item on the course or at an aid station, every effort will be made to get the item to the finish. Look for the Lost and Found sign adjacent to the timing area. Any items not claimed will be taken to the Awards Ceremony; any items not claimed there, will be available at the Mt Bachelor Nordic Center. The race organizers are not responsible for your equipment and you should not assume that all equipment left on the course will be collected. Unclaimed Race bags and clothing will also be taken to
the Awards Ceremony.
In the event you need to contact the Race Organizer, please use the email email@example.com. If you have a pressing need and must phone, please leave a message at 541-693-0909 and your call will be returned as soon as possible. Be sure to leave a return number, a good time to reach you and the reason for your inquiry.
Volunteer Opportunities Abound!
Do you want to be a part of the Cascade Crest? We would LOVE to have your help. Please contact Sue Foster at to find out how you can get involved. All volunteers receive a race goody packet and lunch at the finish line.