Kincaid Park to host U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - For the first time since 2010, Alaska will be hosting the top skiers from across the nation, at the U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships.

The races will take place at Kincaid Park beginning on January 3rd, and results could potentially determine Olympics berths and FIS Junior World Championship spots.

Most selections for the Olympic Cross Country Team come from the World Cup, but final spots will be determined in Anchorage.

Both men and women will compete in two freestyle and two classic events.

Wednesday, January 3
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Men's 15k freestyle
Women's 10k freestyle

Friday, January 5
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Men's and women's freestyle sprints

Sunday, January 7
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Men's 30k classic mass start
Women's 20k classic mass start
Junior men's 10k classic mass start
Junior women's 5k classic mass start

Monday, January 8
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Men's and women's classic sprints

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