The 7th Annual NorthShore Rollerski Marathon

Saturday, September 16, 2017

The NorthShore Inline Marathon organization would like to present the only rollerski marathon in the United States!

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Photo by Robert Welton


Race Course

Enjoy the country’s most scenic and exciting rollerski event along the beautiful North Shore of Lake Superior! The 26.2 mile marathon begins just south of Two Harbors and continues along Scenic Hwy 61, rolling through the I-35 tunnels, and finishing at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC).


Race Start Times

8:30 am – Rollerski

Registration Fees

$79 through May 31st
$89 through June 30th
$99 through July 31st
$109 through August 31st
$119 through September 13th – 11:59 PM CDT
$125 at Friday’s EXPO

ENTRY FEES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

The race will be held rain or shine. There are no transfers of race packets or bib numbers and no refunds.


Awards

There are no age group awards in the elite and masters divisions.  The top 3 ‘Marathon’ finishers in each gender specific class will be awarded an engraved medallion, in recognition of their impressive accomplishment, at the NSIM awards ceremony.  The Full Marathon award ceremony will begin at 4:00pm at Grandma’s Sports Garden. Awards must be picked up at this time. Awards will not be mailed. Monitor this web site for any new information.

Male & Female Class

Overall 1, 2, 3
29 & Under
30-49
50-59
60+

Age Limits

Skiers under 13 years of age must have their entry approved by the Executive Director.

ENTRY FEES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
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Olympian Caitlin Gregg – Photo by Robert Welton


Race Safety & Rules

Section 1. Rollerski Equipment
A.1 Rollerski sport equipment must be available as a commercially produced product that is available to the general public*
A.2 The recommended diameter of the wheels must should be around 100 mm
– A.2.1 – All V2 Brand Rollerskis are allowed
A.3 The distance between the axles of the Rollerskis must not be less than 530 mm*
A.4 Two ski poles with specific Rollerski or Cross-Country skiing tips must be Used*
A.5 Approved cycling helmets (ANSI and/or SNELL approved) and eye protection must be worn*
A.6 Shoes or ski boots have to be fixed on the Rollerskis with a Cross-Country
Binding*
A.7 The changing of poles and Rollerskis is allowed during the competition*
A.8 Competitors are permitted to change or repair equipment during the competition but they must do this without any outside assistance other than being handed the replacement equipment or tools.

Section 2. Rollerski Clothing
B.1 Torso clothing must be worn at all times covering at least ¾ of the upper body with bibs mounted on the front unfolded and/or wrinkled in a visible fashion.
B.2 The use of gloves is permitted.

Section 3. Race Rules
C.1 Skating is not permitted for the first 70 m after the start. You must double pole.
C.2 Finishers must hold their line within the last 100 M of the finish. Excessive movement side to side will result in a disqualification.

* Race rules adapted from the Cross-Country ICR