2018 Lake Placid North American Challenge

  • 24 Feb 2018
  • 9:30 AM (EST)
  • 25 Feb 2018
  • 12:00 PM (EST)
  • Lake Placid, NY


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2018 Lake Placid North American Challenge

Olympic Speed Skating Oval, Lake Placid, NY

February 24 and 25, 2018

Enjoy marathon skating on the famous Lake Placid Olympic Speed Skating Oval! 

Saturday January 13: 9:00 am warmup, 9:30 am start 5k;  10:30 start 21k 

Sunday January 14: 9:00am warmup, 9:30 am 42K start

Race distances: 5K, 21K, and 42K. 

Novice skater's 5K race: $10

If you're new to marathon skating, the 5K, at 12.5 laps, is a good start; 

novice skaters are encouraged to participate! 

Either 21K or 42K only: $25

Both 21K and 42K race: $40

All 3 Races: $50

Sponsored in memory of cyclist and marathon skater Bill Bauer.

Please select the distances you plan to skate in the registration entry and on the form to help us organize registrations for the timers.

Any changes to the schedule will be posted on our website www.lakeplacidspeed.com, on the event announcement, and on the Lake Placid Speed Skating Club Facebook page. 

Chip timing will be utilized. 

To participate in this meet, you must be a member of US Speedskating, Skate Canada, or an equivalent ISU member skating organization. For those who are not members of a National Governing Body, one day racing licenses will be available for $20 per event. Access the form below and please bring completed copy with payment to check in. 


Check in for the marathon starts at 12 noon on Friday and will continue until 8 pm at Lake Placid Skate Shop, in the red building across from the Oval. 

Please contact meet director/Lake Placid Speed Skating Club President Christie Sausa with any questions at lpspeedsk8@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you! 

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