Red Deer is hosting the combined Haywood NorAm Western Canadian Cross Country Ski Championships and Peavey Mart Alberta Cup 5/6. These races will bring both elite skiers from Canada and the United States and the youth of this region to race for points and prize money at River Bend Golf ski trails in less than a week. This is the “test event” for the Canada Winter Games coming to Red Deer in 2019.
We have more than 300 racers registered as of morning, Friday, January 12, 2018. Regular registration will close tonight, followed by late registration closing on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. We are expecting over 400 competitors plus coaches, technicians and spectators for three days of exciting sport. We have over 150 volunteers ready to show their support of Nordic skiing in Red Deer during this event. These races will build anticipation for the upcoming Canada Winter Games in 2019, and showcase the new trails and venue developments at River Bend. We invite you to come and report on this exciting event. When you arrive please proceed to the Race office where we can provide you with information about the 2018 Haywood NorAm Western Canadians and Peavey Mart Alberta Cup 5/6 races.