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!
We are excited to present a nice complement of Marathons for 2022-2023. All of these races are part of our Popular Race Series and will score points towards Zak and Club Challenges.
2022 – 2023 New England Marathons
White Mountain Classic – 1/21/2023 – JacksonXC — 1-Day State Based Championships
Craftsbury Marathon Ski Festival – 1/ 28-29 /2023 – Craftsbury Outdoor Center
Caribou Bog Classic Ski Race – 2/5/2023 – Caribou Bog Trail Center
Lake Placid Loppet – 2/26/2023
Rangeley Marathon and Burt Kettle Classic – 3/5-6/2023 – Rangeley Lakes Trails Center
Long Hall Loppet – 3/11/2023 – JacksonXC
Marathon Challenger Award
With continued support from Toko, Swix and LL Bean, NENSA will continue to offer the New England Marathon Series Challenger Award. Racers who are current NENSA members will need to complete three (or more!) races to be counted for the Marathon Challenger Award. M7+ have option to ski ½ or Full Marathon, with the exception of Freeman Frost where everyone skis 21km.
Use of the M7+ cut-off aligns with AXCS and World Masters standards.
In 2021 -2022 ten skiers (Men – Women) completed the the Marathon Challenge with a limited schedule.