Marathon Series

The New England Marathon Event Series welcomes skiers of all levels to test their endurance, or just make the most of a winter’s day on courses ranging from 25km to 50km. Elite racers and recreational touring skiers alike are invited to enjoy a traditional ski marathon experience and some of the finest skiing in New England!  Come join in the fun!

Participate in the Marathon Series and win a ONE night stay at the TRAPP FAMILY LODGE!

NENSA Members who enter at least TWO Marathon Series races this year, will get entered in a raffle to win a ONE NIGHT STAY at the Trapp Family Lodge! After the minimum of two races, each additional Marathon race you enter you will get another entry into the raffle.

2019 – 2020 New England Marathon Series Schedule

1/26/20 – Freeman Frost White Mountain Half Marathon
22km Classic Mass Start
Jackson, NH

2/1/20 – Craftsbury Marathon Ski Festival
Classic 50km or 33km Grand Masters (GM) Mass Start
Craftsbury, VT

2/2/20 – 2020 Craftsbury Marathon Ski Festival & AXCS Masters National Championships
Freestyle Mass Start 33km Men, 17km Women
Craftsbury, VT

2/15/20 – John Roderick Marathon
Freestyle 50km or 25km (GM) Wave Start
Rumford, ME

3/7/20 – Rangeley Loppet
Freestyle 44km Mass Start
Rangeley, ME

3/8/20 – Bretton Woods Nordic Marathon
Classic 42km Mass Start
Bretton Woods, NH

3/14/20 – Lake Placid Loppet
50km skate or classic (25km option for M7+), mass start
Mt. Van Hoevenberg, NY

3/14/20 – Long Hall Loppet
Freestyle 25km Rolling Start


Marathon Challenger Award
With continued support from L.L.Bean and Swix, NENSA will continue to offer the New England Marathon Series Challenger Award. Racers who are current NENSA members will need to complete a minimum of four races to be counted for the Marathon Challenger Award. M1-M6 must race Full Marathons. M7+ have option to ski ½ or Full Marathon, with the exception of Jackson where everyone skis 30K.
Use of the M7+ cut-off aligns with AXCS and World Masters standards.