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Pre PPP Nordic Race-May 6th, 2017-Sign Up, Go to Online Reg, and then Race and Events.

Ski on the actual Pole Pedal Paddle race course! The Pole   Pedal Paddle Prep XC race is your chance to tune up for the big race, to get some   experience on the course, and to have some fun talking shop with fellow   participants. The wave start race will test skiers skills and fitness with a   couple weeks of time left to improve.
  • 8k on the PPP course.
  • The start will be beside the tubing hill 250m short of the Alpine to Nordic   PPP exchange.
  • A small 250m loop will be added in Emil’s clearing so the course exactly   matches the distance of the PPP course.
  • Finish line will be in the Mt. Bachelor parking lot. Like in the PPP,   skiers will take their skis off and run across the finish line.
  • Skis and poles must be carried by the skier across the finish.
  • Skate or Classic technique.
  • Grooming will include a skate lane and classic track.
  • Wave start with waves of 4-6 racers every minute.
  Age Groups 
  • 17 and Under 
  • 18-39
  • 40-59
  • 60 and over
  Bib Pick up and Late Registration 8:30-10:00 in the basement of the Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center.
  Early Fee Per Person
  • Age 17 and younger $12.00
  • Age 18 and older $20.00
  Trail Pass Fee* (per person) $7.00
  *For those not already holding a Mt. Bachelor Nordic Season pass or Nordic Spring Pass.
  Late Fee (per person) All ages add $5.00 (after 4:00pm May 1 and day of race)
  Online Registration Closes 5pm Friday May 5. All late registrations will be   processed day of race with a $5.00 late fee.

We Will Have Live Timing Again!

You will be required to where a transponder on your ankle. This will be your baton for your team. If you do not wear this, you will not get a time. All racers have to return the transponder once they finish. If not, you will be charged $95. 

T-Shirt/Racer Packet Pickup

Thursday, May 17, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location:  The Pavilion-1001 SW Bradbury Dr., Bend, OR 97702

Friday, May 18,11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location:  The Pavilion-1001 SW Bradbury Dr., Bend, OR 97702

Saturday, May 19, 6:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. 

Location:  TBD

If you aren't the team captain, you can still pick up the team packet and t-shirts. Just make sure that the person picking up the packet knows the team captain's name.

Boat Drop Off Schedule - Canoe/Kayak/SUP Board

Friday, May 18th at River Bend Park 
799 SW Columbia St. 

3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. We will not have separate drop off times for categories.  And we will not have the running of the boats.  Just come when you can between 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., and we will have volunteers telling you where you need to place your boats based on your category.  Thank you Deschutes Multi Sport Club for volunteering and making this area run smoothly!

Saturday, May 19

6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. 

The Boy Scouts will watch your canoes and kayaks overnight on Friday so you don't have to worry about them or deal with them on race day. 

Competitor Packet  - Detailed information about everything you need for race day! 


Course Maps

Team Pages

Awards - Top three winners in each category will receive the coveted Earhart Studio ceramic mug! ceramic mugs