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SPONSOR THE 2019 COOKIE RACE!!!

JOIN THE EXCITEMENT

Support Foothills Nordic Ski Club’s flagship event – the Cookie Race. This super fun, family friendly event in picturesque Peter Lougheed Provincial Park emphasizes participation, personal challenge and camaraderie. 500 children, youth and adults enjoy this loppet each year, cross-country skiing distances from 0.5 km to 42 km. All participants are treated to hot soup and, most importantly, plenty of homemade cookies!

FEEL THE COMMUNITY SPIRIT

Over 150 Foothills volunteers make this race happen each year. Event set up, course tagging, marshalling, coaching, and of course, baking over 1000 cookies are just some of the roles filled by our enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers.

BE PART OF THE TRADITION

The Cookie Race, which began in 1978, takes place annually, on the final Saturday of February. That’s 40 years of Cookie Races! This loppet is widely loved, highly regarded and much anticipated by the Nordic community in Alberta.

CONNECT WITH YOUR COMMUNITY

43% of racers are children and youth under 18 years old
96% of racers are Albertans from Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, Canmore, Banff, Cochrane, Airdrie, and Okotoks
100% are pursuing a healthy lifestyle!

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About Foothills Nordic

Foothills Nordic Ski Club (FNSC) is a not for profit, full service Nordic ski club based in Calgary, Alberta.  Incorporated in 1964, FNSC has a long history of organizing and delivering programs geared towards cross-country skiers and biathletes of all ages and performance levels.  The Club has more than 900 members, ranging from Jackrabbits and Biathlon Bears to High Performance athletes and Masters level recreational skiers.  With an 11-member volunteer Executive, approximately 70 cross-country and biathlon coaches (both paid and volunteer) and over 200 active volunteers, the Club’s initiatives also include the staging of major events and races in Calgary and the Bow Valley.  Foothills is an 8-time Canadian national cross-country aggregate club champion, and is a member of Cross-Country Canada and Cross-Country Alberta.