Skiathon coming up
The Glacier Nordic Club will hold the Winslow Nichols Community Skiathon starting at 11 a.m. Feb. 4 at the nordic trails at the Meadow Lake Golf Course.
The event includes an obstacle course and then a race at noon with 2.5 k and 5k loop options., There is also a team fundraiser.
Proceeds go to the Winslow Nichols Travel and Race scholarship program.
There will also be chili and at the Meadow Lake Bar and Grill as well as a cash bar for adults. Skis will be available for rent.
Winslow Nichols was a local athlete and West Point candidate who was an avid racer as well. He died after a fall while climbing Mount Brown in Glacier National Park in 2022.
The event will go on if its low snow or raining and will just be a party in memory of Nichols. Visit the glaciernordicclub.org or call (406) 962-9498 for more info or to register.