This year's Tour of Tsalteshi is Sunday, Feb. 16 at the trailhead behind Skyview Middle School. The 40-kilometer freestyle race — two laps around the trails — starts at 11:30 a.m. A 20-kilometer race — one lap around the trails, with freestyle and classic divisions — starts shortly thereafter. Prizes will be awarded for the first three men and women finishers in each race and raffle drawings will be available to all participants. Awards will be given at a post-race party at Kenai River Brewing in Soldotna. Discounts available for early registration, TTA members and members of neighboring ski clubs. First 125 to sign up get a free buff with winter skier artwork of Kaitlin Vadla. For more information, visit www.touroftsalteshi.org. To register, visit the Events page.
Show winter who’s boss in the Iceman Triathlon. The fastest time to complete three full loops wins — 7.5K ski, 4.5K fat bike or 4.5K run. You can choose to just ski, just bike, just run or any combination of the three. Here's where it gets interesting: Total race times adjusted with the following modifiers: 4 minutes off of each lap skied 6 minutes off of each lap run 30 seconds off each transition made (45 seconds if it involves ski gear) 1 minute off for a full ski/bike/run triathlon Strategery! Get thinking about your approach, then sign up on the Events page.