WATTSBURG, Pa. (Visitpa.com)-The PA Cross-Country Skiers Association (PACCSA) will host its annual PA Nordic Championship at Wilderness Lodge in Wattsburg on Sunday, February 3.
The event has been held annually since March 1993, when the first race was held at Laurel Ridge State Park in Rockwood, Pa. In 2011, the event was moved to Wilderness Lodge to take advantage of Erie’s lake effect snow. Nearly 150 racers are expected to compete from Maryland, Michigan, New York, Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
The highlighted event is the 20km Skate “PA Nordic Champion” Skate Technique Race which will begin at 11 a.m., along with Youth 5K and Adult 10K Skate races.
The 5K Classic Technique Races will be held for both youth and adult participants beginning at 9 a.m., followed by the Children’s 2.4K Freestyle and 1.2K Fun Classic at 10:15 a.m.