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Jiminy Peak Race Team Weekly Update

It's hard to believe we are down to the FINAL WEEKEND of the 2023-2024 season – it's going to be a busy one! On Saturday, a group of our intrepid U8s and U10s leaves campus for the first time to strut their stuff at the U10 Festival at Mohawk – we wish them all the best! On Sunday, we will host our third and final intraclub race for our U8s and U10s followed by our Second Annual Kimber Cup for all ages in the Race Arena – we hope everyone can join us as either a racer or spectator for some head-to-head action, all while raising some funds for a worthy cause.

Details of our plan for the weekend follow:

Saturday (3/4) U8/U10 – Meet coaches at 9AM on Crane Patio ready to ski

U12 – SL Training in Race Arena; SL Skis and full protective gear; meet coaches at 9AM in Race Arena to help set and prep the venue U14 – SL training on Ace of Spades; SL skis and full protective gear; meet coaches at 9am on Ace to help set and prep the venue.

U16/U18 – SL Training on Whirlaway/Lower Ex; SL skis and gear; meet coaches at 845 on Whirlaway to help set and prep the venue.

Sunday (3/5) AM Session U8/U10 – SL RACE in RACE Arena; Meet coaches at top of Race Arena at 9AM for course inspection; race will be a team event consisting of two timed runs; awards to be distributed at approximately 1130AM on Crane Patio

U12 – SL Training on Ace of Spades; SL Skis and full protective gear; meet coaches at 9AM on Ace to help set and prep the venue.

U14/U16/U18 – GS Training on Whirlaway (top to bottom, closed trail); All athletes should load the lift promptly at 8AM (Lifts open at 8 for season pass holders Sunday – “1st tracks”) and meet coaches on Whirlaway; We will plan to run GS top to bottom until 11AM; and break for lunch early at 11.

Sunday (3/5) PM Session ALL AGE GROUPS – Kimber Cup Race in Race Arena – Please come join us for a fun afternoon of racing in the Race Arena in memory of Kimber Lee Francoer, a special friend to JPRT ; We plan to have parallel courses set up for head to head action – Come one come all! Parents, children, coaches and race crew! All are welcome and we will raise some funds along the way for a cause that would make Kimber proud!

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