Gunnar Hagen Memorial

Sunday, January 15, 2017

The 37th annual Gunnar Hagen Memorial is the first of three Kongsberger Ski Club cross country ski races this winter. The Gunnar Hagen is the club's only classic technique, interval start race.

Distances
  30k and 7.5k classic technique races.
  Open to all skiers age class U16 (J2) and up (14 years and older)
(Note: A Children's Classic Race is run on Monday, January 16 (Presidents Day), for younger skiers.)

Start Times
  30k - first start 10:00 AM
  7.5k - first start immediately after last 30K racer
Interval starts, 2 skiers every 30 seconds, in bib number order
Race cut-off times may be imposed, check on race day. Late finishing racers will be able to self-report their finish time for inclusion in race results.

Location
North side of interchange at Cabin Creek Sno-Park, exit #63 on I-90, 10 miles east of Snoqualmie Pass. Sno-Park permit and Washington State Grooming Sticker required to park. 1-day permits for purchase online. Racers may use the Kongsberger club cabin and waxing shed on race days.

Race Course
Course is on Kongsberger trail system (trail map) on US Forest Service land, north side of I-90. 30K race is four laps, 7.5k race is one lap. Course generally follows the Road & Berg-Viking-Boundary loop trails. Check race course map in cabin on race day.

Cost
 30k
  Masters & Seniors: Early Registration: $30, Race Day Registration: $40
  Juniors: $15
 7.5k
  Masters & Seniors: Early Registration: $25, Race Day Registration: $30
  Juniors: $15
Early registration pricing valid until midnight Friday, January 13.
(Juniors - Early registration fee same as Race Day.)

Registration
Online Registration is open (closes midnight Friday, January 13).
Register online to receive early registration pricing. Pre-registration strongly recommended.
Day of Race registration from 8:30 to 9:30 AM in basement of Kongsberger cabin. Full price applies. Credit cards not accepted on race day. No refunds.
This is an interval start race, and racers indicate their preferred start order seeding (faster, medium, slower) at time of registration. Day of Race registrants are not guaranteed their preferred seeding.

Juniors - Parent Waiver Required
Skiers under 18 years old must print out the Junior Waiver, have it signed by a parent or guardian, and hand it in to registration on race day. No exceptions.

Bib Pick-up & Return
Bib pick-up for all racers from 8:30 to 9:30 AM on race day in basement of Kongsberger cabin. Return bibs at finish line.

Feed Stations & Post-Race Food
Food for racers provided at start/lap/finish area. Feed and water station on course is stocked with water, Nuun (electrolytes but no calories), and Clif Shots. Racers should carry any drinks or food needed during the race. Post-race hot food and beverages in cabin.

Awards, Medals & Prizes
Top 3 mens and womens awards for each race given at post-race ceremony. Age group winners announced and pick up medals downstairs in cabin after ceremony. Draw prizes at ceremony, must be present to win.

Results
Results posted in the cabin after race or check Race Results here.

Lodging
Please check back later for Lodging options.

Non-Racing Skiers & Spectators
Non-racing skiers are invited to watch races at the start/lap/finish area or along the trails. However, they should consider skiing at another location on race mornings (eg Lake Easton, Crystal Springs or Hyak) as Cabin Creek parking and trail use will be intensive from 10:00 to noon. As always, dogs are not permitted on groomed trails at Cabin Creek.

Thank you to all our Sponsors!

Questions?
Registration - email race secretary, Kirsten Wysen
Other information - email race director, Jeff Hashimoto

Last updated 12.27.2016