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Colorado's Largest X-Country Ski Race!
January 18 - 19, 2014

Aspen Nordic Festival - Featuring the Owl Creek Chase

January 18 - 19, 2014 • Aspen, Colorado

January 19th Owl Creek Chase 9am and 9:30am

Walk in registration is still available for the Owl Creek Chase at the Aspen Recreaiton Center and the Red Brick Recreation Deparmtent until 5pm on Friday January 17th.


New for 2014 21K Classic and Skate Race! Classic Race is our premier race category and prize money will be given to the top finishers! (no prize money will be awarded for skate race)

OWl Creek Chase will be finishing at the Aspen Nordic Center in 2014.


The Owl Creek Chase has been one of Colorado’s largest, premier cross-country ski races since 1985. The challenging course from Snowmass Village to Aspen presents the very best that Colorado skiing has to offer: tough climbs, scenic views, thrilling descents and excellent snow conditions!

Below is the schedule of events for the 2014 race:

2014 Schedule

January 18 2014

Location: AVSC Trails, Aspen CO

Registration 8:00 to 9:30 am @ AVSC Clubhouse

Entry deadline: Tuesday, January 14th 7pm


Entry Fee: $15.00 HS $12.00 MS

Entry fees will be collected day of race

High School Girls 6Km (2 laps) 11:00am

High School Boys 6Km (2 laps) 12:00pm

Middle School Girls 3Km (2 laps) 1:00pm

Middle School Boys 3Km (2 laps) 1:45pm


January 19 2014

Bib Pickup for 21K, Sunday January 19, Snowmass Noridc Center (start line) 7:30am

  • Owl Creek Chase - 21k Classic Race - (prize money awarded for classic race only)
    9am  |Snowmass Cross Country Center finishing at the Aspen Nordic Center
  • Owl Creek Chase - 21k Skate Race - (no prize money will be awarded for this race)
    9:30am |Snowmass Cross Country Center finishing at the Aspen Nordic Center
  • Waivers - Make your check-in faster by downloading and filling out your RACE DAY WAIVERS. These must be completed before you race! Bring with you to check-in.

There will be NO PARKING at the Start line, participants must park at the Aspen Nordic Center lot (finish area) and take the shuttle to the Start.

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