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Stagecoach Classic returns this weekend

Racers compete during the sixth annual Stagecoach Classic Jan. 26, 2019. The longest classic-only, point-to-point Nordic ski race in the country returns to Devil’s Thumb Ranch on Saturday.
Courtesy Tyler Tomasello

More than 350 participants from elite Nordic racers to touring enthusiasts are set for the seventh annual Stagecoach Classic Race & Tour on Saturday.

According to a news release, the Stagecoach Classic is the longest classic-only, point-to-point Nordic ski race in the country, offering 30K race and 15K race and tour options for cross country skiers and snowshoe enthusiasts. Devil’s Thumb Ranch and the Winter Park/Fraser Chamber present this annual cross-country ski race and tour.

The race starts at Devil’s Thumb Ranch and traverses to the former Idlewild Ski Area, where finishers get treated to a beer garden, DJ and food vendors at Hideaway Park in downtown Winter Park.

The cost is $110 for the 30K race, $95 for the 15K race or $60 for 15K snowshoe tour.

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