Flagstaff Nordic Center http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com Northern Arizona's Premium Cross Country Ski Resort Sat, 19 Jul 2014 02:00:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Flagstaff Nordic Center Openhttp://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/summer-activities-at-fnc/ http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/summer-activities-at-fnc/#respond Wed, 07 May 2014 17:06:10 +0000 http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/?p=2025 Come to the Cool Aspens of Northern Arizona

The monsoon rains have begun! Because of the moisture, the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests have lifted all fire restrictions. Campfires are once again allowed at the Flagstaff Nordic Center, and we have firewood for sale. Escape the heat of the city and come enjoy our camping cabins, yurts, mountain bikes and fat tire bikes in the cool mountains of Northern Arizona.

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Flagstaff Marathon 2014http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/flagstaff-marathon-2014/ http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/flagstaff-marathon-2014/#respond Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:24:53 +0000 http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/?p=1933 Flagstaff Marathon

Join us for the 9th annual Flagstaff Marathon, ‘The Coolest Marathon in Arizona’. Hosted by Flagstaff Nordic Center and benefiting Angel Fund at North Country HealthCare.

The Flagstaff Marathon is 100% off-road with varying (single-track, cross-country, dirt roads) terrain. Elevation gains are only 2200 feet for the full marathon, 1100 feet for the half-marathon, and 450 feet for the 10Km loop.  The course ranges from 8000 feet to 8600 feet above sea level. The marathon has been described as the most scenic and difficult marathon in the Southwest.

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  • When: September 20, 2014
  • Start Times:
    • Full = 8:00 AM
    • Half = 9:00 AM
    • 10K = 9:30 AM
  • Where: Flagstaff Nordic Center, Mile Marker 232, Highway 180
  • Register at RunSignUp
  • For more information, contact Scott Bajer at scottbajer@gmail.com

This race has been called the best supported race by many runners.  Aid Stations, Course Marshals and a very well marked trail ensure that you be able to enjoy the run at your pace without worry about getting lost or missing a turn. North Country HealthCare provides technical running shirts in both men’s and women’s sizes. Unique finisher medals are also given to every runner who crosses the finish line.

Proceeds from the race will benefit North Country HealthCare’s Angel Fund. The Angel Fund supports the uninsured and underinsured in our community who need healthcare. The funds raised will assist our patients in a number of ways such as to purchase much needed medical equipment, provide diagnostic testing not covered by insurance, transportation and overnight stays for out-of-town medical appointments, living condition modifications and much more. Please visit our website www.northcountryhealthcare.org to learn more about how our organization benefits the communities we serve. North Country HealthCare is a nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Therefore, all or a portion of your donation may be tax deductible. North Country HealthCare is not providing tax advice; please consult with your tax advisor. North Country HealthCare’s tax ID number is 86-0663432.





Early Registration April 1st to July 31st:$95$70$45
Late Registration August 1st to September 17th:$105$80$60

This race sells out at 400 runners. There will be on-site registration at packet pick up ONLY if spots are available. There will be NO race day registration.




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Spring Sale 2014http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/spring-sale-2014/ http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/spring-sale-2014/#respond Thu, 13 Feb 2014 01:18:28 +0000 http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/?p=1923 Read more>>]]> A dusting of snow covers the San Francisco Peaks | Photo courtesy of the Coconino National Forest

1/2 Off Everything Sale!

It’s that time of year. Our annual spring ski sale. Come out to the Flagstaff Nordic Center and stock up on great gear for amazing prices! Save on next year’s season passes.

Date: Saturday, February 22nd
Time: Season pass-holders 8am – 10am / General public 10am – 4pm

  • FREE $50 cabin / yurt certificates for current season pass-holders
  • ½ off $50 cabin/yurt certificates
  • ½ off 2014‐15 season pass purchases
  • ½ off ski and snowshoe gear, wax, etc.
  • ½ off gloves, hats, logo wear
  • ½ off EVERYTHING !!!
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Gaspin’ In the Aspen Summer Woods Run 2014http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/gaspin-in-the-aspen-summer-woods-run-2014/ http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/gaspin-in-the-aspen-summer-woods-run-2014/#respond Sat, 18 Jan 2014 19:31:08 +0000 http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/?p=1830 Gaspin in the Aspen

Registration Schedule

Gaspin’ in the Aspen Summer Woods Run is limited to 400 runners and has sold out every year.  There are only 200 limited spots available outside of the Flagstaff Summer Running Series.  Visit the Northern Arizona Trail Runners Association for more information on the series.  Register for the entire Flagstaff Summer Series here.

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More information

  • 100% Off Road Trail Run
  • Race #6 of the Flagstaff Summer Running Series
  • Race #2 of the Flagstaff Mountain Trail Racing Series
  • Awards for Overall and Age Division Winners
  • The Gaspin’ in the Aspen Summer Woods Run is one of 6 races in the Flagstaff Summer Running Series. Visit Natra.org for more information on the series. Register for the entire series here.

Race Description


  • This race will be chip timed.
  • Please follow posted guidelines and race staff advice on wearing your race bib to ensure the best possible timing accuracy.
  • Chip or ‘Net‘ time will be used for official race results.  This is the time from crossing the ‘Start‘ line to crossing the ‘Finish‘ line.


  • Every race entrant will receive a high quality race tee  (men’s and women’s specific sizing) and other assorted goodies.
  • Raffle prizes from local merchants.
  • Morning coffee from KickStand Kafé and post-race snacks will be made available.

Packet Pick Up and Registration

  • Packet pick-up and late registration (IF SPOTS AVAILABLE, cash or check only) on Friday evening, August 22nd, from 4PM to 6:30PM at KickStand Kafé (719 N. Humphreys Flagstaff, AZ).
  • Race day packet pick-up begins at 6:30AM on Saturday morning at the Flagstaff Nordic Center.
  • Race day registration (cash or check only) will be available ONLY if spots are available.
  • The course will be marked with surveyors ribbon, pin flags, and directional arrows.


Aid Stations

  • There are three aid stations for the 15K and two for the 5K.  They’ll be stocked with first aid supplies, water, sport drink, and snacks.  Please see the race maps for locations.

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  • If you’re from out of town save on costs, eliminate your race morning commute, and experience high-mountain summer camping.  Yurt, hut and tent camping is available just yards from the start line at Flagstaff Nordic Center.  For yurt or hut camping please visit the camping website: www.offgridgetaways.com.
  • Please note that there are a limited number of yurt, hut, and tent sites available.  Tent camping is available at special events only.  All camping at Flagstaff Nordic Center is available on a first come, first serve basis.
  • There are other camping opportunities nearby in the Coconino National Forest.
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Winter Updateshttp://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/happy-new-year/ http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/happy-new-year/#respond Tue, 31 Dec 2013 16:59:17 +0000 http://www.flagstaffnordiccenter.com/?p=1786 yurts and camper cabins. We will open if we get any decent snow. Check here and the Snow and Conditions Report for the latest information.]]> San Francisco Peaks

Unfortunately the warm temperatures have forced us to close to skiing and snowshoeing. However, we are still open for camping in our yurts and camper cabins. We will open if we get any decent snow. Check here and the Snow and Conditions Report for the latest information.

We have many exciting Nordic activities for everyone. Cross country skiing, snow shoeing, snow biking, and cabin and yurt rentals will fill your trip to the mountains of northern Arizona with adventurous fun. Plan your vacation today!

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