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Presented By: Methow Trails and Methow Valley Nordic Ski Educational Foundation

Hosted by Methow Trails and the  Methow Valley Nordic Ski Education Foundation, the course traverses North America's largest ski trail network and takes skiers from the tranquil banks of the Methow River to the beautiful mountain vistas at Sun Mountain Lodge.  Ski the marathon as an individual or as a relay with up to 5 other friends or family members (details below).  You'll enjoy food, festivities, and fun along the way 

Marathon - No Field Limit

The Ski to the Sun Marathon is a challenging course that features some of ths most spectacular sections of our trail system. Racers warm up with a fast-paced ski on the valley floor and end with an exhilarating climb to the top of Sun Mountain, where 360-degree vistas and delicious, hot food await.  Classic and free (skate) technique waves.

Distance: 42 Km
Elevation Start: 2,210'
Elevation End: 2,680'
Total Elevation Gain: +1,932
Total Elevation Loss: -1,040'

Team Relay - Field Limit: 225 participants

Inspired by our popular Sunflower event, the Ski to the Sun Relay encourages skiers of all ages and abilities to join in the festivities!  This stunning course is divided into 6 different sections with 2-6 skiers per team.  Skiers are welcome to skate or classic, but awards will be based on overall time (no skate and classic divisions).  A summary of each leg is listed below.  A more detailed description can be found HERE.  

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