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Northland Junior Race Series NJRS

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Contact NJRS Coordinator

Steve Mihalik

NJRS Championship Race


Girls AM (2GS) / Boys PM (2GS)

The race is open to all NJRS Club athletes, if a racer has competed in 2 NJRS races they will be eligible for an award.  Awards (1-6) will be available 30 mins after the race has concluded at the Team Duluth building at the top of the bunny hill. 


Spirit MT Covid Info:

Coaches, Racers, Visitors must comply with Spirit Mt's COVID 19 Policy. Please read and share with your families. 

We will have a "COVID Shepard" at the top of the hill to remind folks of mask wearing and social distancing.  We expect a very large turnout and it is going to be a warm day which means the general public will be out in full force.  


Lift Ticket:



Girls Race


Boys Race


Inspection Times:

0900/Noon – Detroit MT

0905/1205 – Team Duluth

0910/1210 – Giants Ridge

0915/1215 – Lutsen

0920/1220 – Mont Du Lac

0925/1225 – Mount Ski Gull


0940/1240 – Start Race


Registration Links

Girls AM – 2GS


Boys PM – 2GS


Do not post or publish the registration links until Monday March 1st @ 0800.  I will also publish this info on Facebook around 8am. 


Team Duluth will send out a link for Saturday's TCM later in the week. 



Steve Mihalik

NJRS Coordinator


Get the latest NJRS information at or on our Facebook page


NJRS Race Calendar

2020 NJRS Schedule: subject to change, watch for weekly updates via email and Facebook 

January 2021

  • 3rd: Sunday MDL (2 GS)
  • 10th: Sunday Giants Ridge (2 GS)  rescheduled
  • 24th Sunday Ski Gull (ages 7 and under GS) (8 and older SL)
  • 31st: Sunday Spirit MT- (2 GS)

February 2021

  • 7th: Sunday Detroit MT (TBD)  cancelled
  • 21st: Sunday MDL #2  (2 SL)   
  • 28th: Sunday Giants Ridge (2 GS)   

March 2021

  • 7th: Sunday Champs Spirit MT –  (2GS)  


Race Day Format 2020

Race Day Format

Host Hill/Team will need to provide Covid policy prior to race day. Teams will need to brief their racers and parents prior to arrival.

Registration will be 100% online and will close Saturday @ Noon. Start lists will be sent Saturday afternoon to the host Team. No in person registration will be allowed.

TCM (Team Captains Meeting) to be held prior to each race within the COVID guidelines provided by the Host Hill/Team. Coaches will then speak to their athletes about race expectations. TCM will be held at the conclusion of each race to discuss any DNS/DNQ.

Teams/Parents will need to pay close attention to ongoing changes with COVID and be aware that the schedule could change with little notice.

NJRS will continually communicate all information that is provided by the Host Hill/Teams.

Teams will be required to provide their racers with bibs prior to the race.

Race events will be single style events i.e. only GS or SL unless the host Hill/Team can have dual course set prior to running. Race order youngest to oldest split by sex (Boys in the AM / Girls in the PM) or (Girls in the AM / Boys in the PM) we will flip flop each weekend to be fair. Inspection time will be limited to 30 mins. New course will be reset during the break between the sexes. Racers are expected to be in position and complete their 2 runs back to back.

Championship qualifications – racers will need to participate in 3 regular season races to qualify for an award.