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Teck Kootenay Cup series opened Sunday at Black Jack Trails near Rossland

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
January 10th, 2013

The cross country skiing season is afoot as the Black Jack club near Rossland hosted the first Teck Kootenay Cup series Sunday.

The event is a friendly competition run every year between the Nelson Nordic, Black Jack and Kimberley Nordic ski clubs.

The race attracts skiers from youth to masters, 50-plus.

For complete results go to

The race was a Mass Start Free Technique.

The second race of the series goes Sunday, January 27 at the Nelson Nordic Ski Trails near Apex, 10 kilometers south of Nelson on Highway 6.

This also a Mass Start Free Technique race and Cross Country Canada Rules and Regulations apply.

For more information contact Chief of Race – Louise Poole 250-825-9202 or or Race Secretary – Tara Robinson 250-505-3526 or tara.robinson1@gmail

Deadline to enter is Friday January 25th at 11 p.m. PST.



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