Sports Competition for Adults Over 40: A Participants Guide to 27 Sports
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Cross-Country

Cross-country skiing enjoys a reputation as "the world's best aerobic workout." Major international races draw as many as 18,000 competitors, but there are hundreds of local "citizen" races with several dozen racers.

International Competition The World Masters Cross-Country Ski Association sponsors the Masters World Cup, which, in 2016 was held in Vuokstti, Finland; the 2017 Masters World Cup took place in Klosters, Switzerland. The 2018 MWC will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For more information see http://www.world-masters-xc-skiing.ch/mambo/index.php/english.html

The organization that promotes and supports cross-country skiing for Masters in the United States is American Cross-Country Skiers ("AXCS")

American Cross-Country Skiers
PO Box 604
Bend, Oregon 97709
Phone: (888) 543-7223
http://www.xcskiworld.com/axcs/axcs.htm

The first table below presents the schedule for the 2018 National Masters Championship and the American Ski Marathon Series. The second table summarizes the number of competitors, by gender and selected age groups, in the 2017 National Masters Championship. The next two table present the national champions and the number of competitors in each class for the 2017 National Masters Championship.




2013 Cross Country Ski Championships
EventDateLocation
2013 Lake Placid LoppetJanuary 26Lake Placid, NY
2013 Noquemanon Ski MarathonJanuary 26Marquette, MI
2013 National Masters Champtionship and Boulder Mountain TourFebruary 2Sun Valley, ID
2013 City of Lakes LoppetFebruary 2Minneapolis, MN
2013 Craftsbury MarathonFebruary 2Craftsbury Common, VT
2013 Alley Loop Nordic MarathonFebruary 2Crested Butte, CO
2013 North American VasaFebruary 9Traverse City, MI
2013 Mora VasaloppetFebruary 10Mora, MN
2013 Minnesota FinlandiaFebruary 16Bemidji, MN
2013 American BirkebeinerFebruary 23Hayward, WI


2013 National Mastesr Cross-Country Ski Championship Summary Table
Event Total Competitors Over 40 Women Competitors Over 40 Men Competitors Over 60 Men Competitors Over 70 Women Competitors Over 60
2013 National Masters Cross-Country Ski Championship 84 30 29 9 10
    Percent   100%   36%   35%   11%   12%
2013 Boulder Mountain Tour 464 174 76 12 26
    Percent   100%   38%   16%   3%   6%



2013 National Masters Cross-Country Ski Championship Sun Valley, ID Feb 4
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
10 Kilometer ClassicMen40-44Jason Travis6
10 Kilometer ClassicMen45-49Eric Jansen5
10 Kilometer ClassicMen50-54Barry Makarewicz8
10 Kilometer ClassicMen55-59Jon Engen6
10 Kilometer ClassicMen60-64Peter Harris11
10 Kilometer ClassicMen65-69Del Pletcher9
10 Kilometer ClassicMen70-74Andy Andrews4
10 Kilometer ClassicMen75-79Dick Hunt2
10 Kilometer ClassicMen80-84Norman Clark1
10 Kilometer ClassicMen85-89Charlie French3
10 Kilometer ClassicWomen40-44Karen Oppenheimer6
10 Kilometer ClassicWomen45-49Jennifer Ziegler1
10 Kilometer ClassicWomen50-54Kelly Milligan6
10 Kilometer ClassicWomen55-59Muffy Ritz7
10 Kilometer ClassicWomen60-64Janet Conway5
10 Kilometer ClassicWomen65-69Garbriele Anderson3
10 Kilometer ClassicWomen70-74Grace Dyke1
10 Kilometer ClassicWomen75-79Patricia Kaald1

2013 Boulder Mountain Tour
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmMen40-44Nathan Schultz51
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmMen45-49Scott O'Brien54
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmMen50-54Barry Makarewicz59
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmMen55-59Donald Bauder59
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmMen60-64Tom Noaker43
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmMen65-69Del Pletcher0
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmMen70-74Andy Andrews6
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmMen75-79Tim Carter5
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmMen80-84Charlie French1
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmWomen40-44Mary Wellington44
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmWomen45-49Mia Stockdale30
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmWomen50-54Elizabeth Youngman50
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmWomen55-59Katherine Nalen24
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmWomen60-64Linda McClatchy12
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmWomen65-69Gabriele Anderson10
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmWomen70-74Grace Dyke2
Boulder Mountain Tour 32kmWomen75-79Shauna Thoreson2

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