Devil’s Thumb Ranch hosts 23rd Annual Governor’s Cup Ski Race on Saturday |

Devil’s Thumb Ranch hosts 23rd Annual Governor’s Cup Ski Race on Saturday

Registration is still open to compete for $5,000 in total purse money for the 30K skate race during the 23rd Annual Governor’s Cup at Devil’s Thumb Ranch on Saturday, Jan. 30.Spectators are welcome as well to the action-packed and fun-filled day of competitive ski racing, kids ski races, awards post-race activities including a BBQ and live music in the Broad Axe Barn.The Governor’s Cup is one of the longest running cross-country ski races in Colorado.Visit for on-line reservations or call 800-933-4339 for more information about the Ranch, lodging, spa, dining and other recreation and leisure options. Schedule of events• 9:30 a.m. mass start – Rachel’s Stomp, children’s 1K and 3K races• Noon – Mass start for 30K Skate & Classic Races• 12:05 p.m. – 15K Skate & Classic Races• 12:10 p.m. – 5K Skate & Classic RacesWhere: Devil’s Thumb Ranch3530 County Road 83, TabernashInformation: 970-726-8231 (Nordic Center)RegistrationOn-site late registration, Devil’s Thumb Ranch, 3-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, ONLY. There is no race day registration.• Race fees: 30/15 K races – $50 late registration Jan. 29 (on-site only); 5 K – $35 late registration Jan. 29; 3K – $10; 1K – Free.• What’s included: Race or tour registration fee, trail pass, feed stations along courses with coffee, hot chocolate, chocolates and cookies, wine and cheese, post-race/tour BBQ, live entertainment for all registered racers; additional BBQ tickets will be available for purchase for spectators, friends and family members.Prizes• $5,000 total purse for 30K skate equally divided among men and women as follows: 1st Place $1,000; 2nd $600; 3rd $400; 4th $250; 5th $150; additional awards, medals and other prizes for other races and age group winners.