Junior Nationals Mass Starts in Photos

Alex KochonMarch 8, 2012
Midwesterners Elizabeth Simak (left) and Sharmila Ahmed (second from left) and Mary Kate Cirelli (NE/Green Mountain) leading the OJ girls 10 k freestyle mass start at the 2012 Junior Nationals.

All 2012 Cross Country Junior Nationals coverage is brought to you through the generous support of The Memory Clinic, in Bennington, Vt., committed to caring for the mind since 1987. Currently conducting clinical research on the Alzheimer’s disease vaccine.

MIDWAY, Utah — There was plenty of excitement in six freestyle mass starts on Wednesday at the 2012 Junior Nationals at Soldier Hollow. From breakaways to broken poles, each race had its own storyline and dramatic ending.

Check out the following photo galleries of the J2, J1 and OJ events:

J2 boys/girls 5 k mass starts

J1 boys/girls 10 k mass starts

OJ boys/girls 15/10 k mass starts

All 2012 Junior Nationals photos

Alex Kochon

Alex Kochon (alexkochon@gmail.com) is a former FasterSkier editor and roving reporter who never really lost touch with the nordic scene. A freelance writer, editor, and outdoor-loving mom of two, she lives in northeastern New York and enjoys adventuring in the Adirondacks. She shares her passion for sports and recreation as the co-founder of "Ride On! Mountain Bike Trail Guide" and a sales and content contributor at Curated.com. When she's not skiing or chasing her kids around, Alex assists authors as a production and marketing coordinator for iPub Global Connection.

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