HUNTSVILLE - More than 245 skiers took to the trails at Arrowhead Provincial Park on Feb. 15 for the second leg of the annual Muskoka Elementary Schools Cross-Country Ski Race.
READY TO RACE:.
Young skiers get ready to head out on the second leg of the Muskoka Elementary Schools Cross-Country Ski Race.
The first race was on Jan.18 and the second leg had been originally scheduled for Feb. 8, but was postponed to Feb. 15 due to bus cancellations.
The Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club hosts the event annually.
Here are the top three skiers in each of the categories from the Feb. 15 race day, in order of their finish:
Grade 1 to 2 boys 1.5 km classic - Sam Richter, VK Greer, 0:08:41.2; Braxton Bullen, Riverside, 0:08:58.6; Blake Punchard, Riverside, 0:09:08.5.
Grade 1 to 2 girls’ 1.5 km classic - Mya Marshall Riverside, 0:08:21.9; Dale Graham, Riverside, 0:10:13.4: Roxanna Welsh, Muskoka Montessori, 0:10:33.3.
Grade 3 to 4 boys 1.5 km classic - Zak Varieur, Tawingo, 0:11:05.2; Cole Punchard, Huntsville Public, 0:12:03.5; Liam Madden, Evergreen Heights, 0:12:52.3.
Grade 3 to 4 girls’ 1.5 km classic - Sophie Marshall, Huntsville Public, 0:12:32.4; Madeleine Arsenault, Huntsville Public, 0:13:59.4; Emma Dickson, Riverside, 0:14:30.4.
Grade 5 to 6 boys’ 3.5 km classic - Owen Johnstone, Muskoka Montessori, 0:11:14.9; Mark Cox, Muskoka Montessori, 0:11:48.3; Riley DeGans, Huntsville Public, 0:12:34.3.
Grade 5 to 6 girls’ 3.5 km classic - Fiona Shearing, Huntsville Public, 0:12:18.1; Willow Weiler, Evergreen Heights, 0:13:49.4; Nyah von Kruse, home schooled, 0:14:50.7.
Grade 7 to 8 boys’ 5 km classic - Graham Shearing, Huntsville Public, 0:12:17.1; Mitchell Cox, Muskoka Montessori, 0:14:16.1; Kaedin Campbell, Riverside, 0:16:16.8.
Grade 7 to 9 girls’ 5 km classic - Emma Mensour, Huntsville Public, 0:15:18.5; Robyn Goodwin, Huntsville Public, 0:15:58.9; Ainsley Herr, Muskoka Montessori, 0:17:37.6.
For a complete list of racers and their finish times, visit the Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club’s website at www.arrowheadnordic.ca.