Join us on Saturday, January 30th, 2016
Big Island and Back Ski Race
(EXCELSIOR KITE OPEN RESCHEDULED FOR 2/20 – Details CLICK HERE)
The Excelsior Brewing Co. is excited to announce the 4th Annual “Big Island and Back”, a 10k Nordic Ski Race on Saturday, January 30th. Proceeds from the race entry fees will be donated to the ICA Food Shelf program and the Freshwater Society. The start line as at the dock area in Excelsior Bay. Come early and have lunch in Excelsior. Stay after for drinks and dinner.
This year’s race will be capped at 400 registrations, with plans to grow the event each year. Our goal is to get skiers of all ages out on Minnetonka for a great community winter event. The ski course will be groomed and tracked for both Classic and Skate skiers. The Kite Race course will be determined on race day.
The ICA Food Shelf and Freshwater Society will be helping to provide volunteers, and interested community members from Excelsior and Lake Minnetonka who would like to volunteer can find more information on the Big Island and Back website and Facebook page.
CROSS COUNTRY SKI & SNOW SHOE RACE:
More details – HERE
11am – Registration & Bib Pick Up @ Excelsior Brewing Company taproom
1pm – Race Starts on Excelsior Bay
Awards and Party at Brewery aftewrwards
4pm Awards & Music by Wondercure
7p-9p Minnesota Orchestra – Symphony & Suds