NENSA is proud to announce the 2007 Zak Cup and Club Series race schedule. The Zak Cup is a race series focused towards masters skiers. New England Master skiers participate in a season-long series to determine the best skiers in each five year age group over 30. The Series is named after Vlastimil Zak, who died unexpectedly when he went through the ice on Squam Lake, New Years Eve, 1979. Zak’s enthusiasm and dedication to our sport lives on in the Zak Series.
This years Zak cup will be held at a variety of venues with race formats that will be sure to please a wide range of skiers. Scoring for the Zak Cup will be as follows: Best of 4 races for men and best of 3 races for women. Any ties will be broken by the best ranking in overall Zak Cup points. Changes to this year’s format will be the scoring of only 1 race distance for the Marathons(50k). Saturday January 20th will be the 1 day Club Championship and Sunday January 21st will be the 1 Day Individual Championship for Masters.
The Club Series allows athletes to earn points for their club in the season-long standings. The Boston area’s Cambridge Ski Club has traveled north to dominate the Club Series for the past two seasons. Every skier participating in a Club Series events earns one point for their club, bonus points are awarded for those in the top-10 on a 10,9,8,7, etc point basis.
Visit NENSA’s website for updated information on Masters events, clinics, and race information!
The 2006/07 Zak Cup and Club Series
Sunday, December 17, 2006
TD Banknorth Eastern Cup at Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, VT. 10k Freestyle
Sunday, January 14, 2007
Bogburn at the Haydock House, Pomfret, VT. 15k Classic
Saturday, January 20, 2007
White Mountain Classic at Jackson Ski Touring Center, Jackson, NH .30k Classic. Also serves as the 1-Day Club Championship
Sunday, January 21, 2007
John Sackett Memorial at Burke Mtn Nordic Trals, East Burke, VT -15k Classic also serves as 1-Day Individual Championship for Masters
Saturday January 27, 2007
Craftsbury Marathon at Crafstbury Common, VT. 50k Classic
Sunday, February 18, 2007
TD Banknorth Cheri Walsh Memorial Eastern Cup at Holderness School, Plymouth, NH. 10k Freestyle
Saturday, March 3, 2007
TD Banknorth Rangeley Loppet at Rangeley Lakes Trail Center, Rangeley, ME. 50k Freestyle