Here are some more photos from the first official day of Spring Series racing at the TAMC Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle, Maine. Canadian Dasha Gaiazova won the women's 10km mass-start classic race by over 30 seconds, while Kikkan Randall (APU) and Kate Whitcomb (FSx/Maine Winter Sports Center) sprinted in for second and third place respectively.
The train at the start of the climb, about 2km mark
Wendy Wagner leads early in the race
Evelyn Dong (Middlebury) leads a train mid-way through the race
Erin Hood (APU)
Gaiazova across the finish line
Alison Crocker (Dartmouth) made up lots of ground after losing a ton of time in a crash at the beginning of the race
Next up: the men's and women's classic team sprints on Tuesday evening.