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March 30, 2023 Karen Lewis

Competitors Crushed Their Races at the Corduroy Crush!


Ski Races a Success in Girdwood!

Over the past weekend, KMTA hosted ski races in Girdwood for the second time. Formerly known as the KMTA Classic, the races have transformed into the Corduroy Crush. Over 85 participants ranging in age from 3 to 63 years old came out to enjoy the beautiful weather! These events included a 2K Fun Race, a 2K Snowball Biathlon, a timed 5K Race, and a 2x2x2 Relay Race.
The gorgeous weather made for a delightful and exciting race day. Racers cruised along the groomed course, and the pre-made snowballs made for a fun 2K Biathlon for all participants. The 2x2x2 Relay also provided an opportunity for different age duos to race around the course multiple times.

A Big Round of Applause for All Who Make This Race Possible!

We would like to express our gratitude to our incredible sponsors who made this event possible:
  • Alpenglow Coffee House
  • Alyeska Resort
  • The Bake Shop
  • Birch & Alder
  • Bliz
  • Girdwood Brewing Company
  • The Ice Cream Shop
  • Moose’s Tooth Pizza
  • Powder Hound Ski Shop
  • Salomon.
We must also acknowledge our co-event host, the Girdwood Nordic Ski Club, who played a critical role in making this event a success. And a huge thank you to all our volunteers, who helped put on this event.
We are honored to be a part of a strong community that stands together in support of each other. We are grateful to be part of something so meaningful and significant. Thank you to all who took part and supported the Corduroy Crush. We look forward to seeing you at the next event.

Race Results and Photos

  • Race Photos- Check out the photos from the race on the RunSignUp website! Special thanks to the volunteers, staff, and photographer Alex Shalukho (@a.shalukho) for capturing the race day fun. We’ve also opened up permissions in RunSignUp for you to tag any untagged photos you find.
  • Race Results- You may view the race results here. Please let Karen Lewis at karenlewis@kmtacorridor.org if there are any corrections needed.

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