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.




2015 Cross0Country Skiing Championships
EventDateLocation
2015 Noquemanon Ski MarathonJanuary 24Marquette, MI
2015 Lake Placid LoppetJanuary 24Lake Placid, NY
2015 Methow Valley Ski MarathonJanuary 24Methow Valley, MN
2015 US National Masters Cross-Country Ski ChampionshipJanuary 29Craftsbury Common, VT
2015 City of Lakes LoppetJanuary 31Minneapolis, MN
2015 Boulder Mountain TourFebruary 7Sun Valley, ID
2015 Alley Loop Nordic MarathonFebruary 7Crested Butte, CO
2015 Mora Vasaloppet February 7Mora, MN
2015 North American VasaFebruary 14Traverse City, MI
2015 Minnesota FinlandiaFebruary 14Bemidj, MN
2015 American BirkebeinerFebruary 21Hayward, WI
2015 Tour of AnchorageMarch 1Anchorage, AK
2015 Pepsi ChallengeMarch 7Biwabk, MN
2015 Yellowstone RendezvousMarch 7West Yellowstone, MT
2015 Great Bear ChaseMarch 7Calumet, MI
2015 California Gold RushMarch 14Soda Springs, CA


2014 National Masters Cross-Country Skiing Championship Summary Table
Event No. of Competitors Women Men over 60 Men over 70 Women over 60
76 19 12 1 6
    Percent   100%   25%   16%   1%   8%



2014 National Masters Cross-Country Skiing Championship Anchorage, AK March 2
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
10 km Classic Men40-44Adam Verner9
10 km Classic Men45-49Jan Burton19
10 km Classic Men50-54David Edic8
10 km Classic Men55-59David Ford9
10 km Classic Men60-64Atz Kilcher5
10 km Classic Men65-69Sam Flora6
10 km Classic Men75-79Rene DePrey1
10 km Classic Women40-44Kathy Falconer2
10 km Classic Women45-49Nancy Pease2
10 km Classic Women50-54Hillary Garrett6
10 km Classic Women55-59Debra Caldera3
10 km Classic Women60-64Karen Hurd3
10 km Classic Women65-69Berit Floraq2
10 km Classic Women70-74Barbara Lewis1

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