2017 Boyne Highlands Downhill

2017 Boyne Highlands Downhill

Sunday, March 26, 2017   •  Alpine Ski Race

Address:

600 Highlands Drive, Harbor Springs, MI    view map

Registration closed:

Online registration is closed, please register on site in the Slopeside Lounge at Boyne Highlands will be available at the following times.

 
Friday, March 24:        5:30pm-11pm
Saturday, March 25:   8am-5pm
Sunday, March 26:      7-8am

Description:

The Boyne Highlands Downhill Race brings the thrill of high speed, competitive ski racing to Boyne Highlands.  Open to all ages and a wide variety of skill levels, this popular annual event allows competitors to race on one of two courses, Leprechaun or Olympic.  Since its inception, the Boyne Highlands Downhill has built its reputaion as Michigan's premeir alpine ski race, drawing competitors from all over the Midwest.  

 
Whether you race or attend as a spectator, the fun goes well beyond the race course with on hill ski demos and an awards party that brings the day to an action packed finish.
 
All racers receive a commemorative t'shirt at registration.  In addition, all racers are invited to the awards party following the race where appetizers are provided and a cash bar will be available.  All race registrants must pass through the start wand in order to be entered into the HUGE prize drawings at the awards party.   

Course description:

Racers will be on either the Leprechaun OR Olympic Course.

 
The Leprechaun Course will provide a thrilling route to the finish for less experienced racers, young racers and racers who are "young at heart"
 
The Olympic Course is the most challenging route to the finish and reccomended for Elite Racers ONLY!    

Directions to start:

The starting line for both the Olympic and Leprechaun Courses will be located near the top of the MacGully Lift.

Awards info:

The following divisions will be available for Male and Female racers.

 
Open Division Olympic Course 
This division is for the most competitive and professional racers.
NOTE: racers must be at least 14 years old on race day in order to compete in the Open Division
Awards for Open Divisions: Top finishers in the Open Divisions will receive a placque or medal and a cash prize.  
                                            In addition, the Male and Female winners in this division will receive a full size Chocolate Cake
                                            NOTE: high school racers in this division can waive the cash prize in order to maintain their 
                                                       amateur status
 
Age Class Divisions
50 and Older Olympic Course
40-49 Olympic Course
30-39 Olympic Course
19-29 Olympic Course
15-18 Olympic Course
60 and Older Leprechaun Course
50-59 Leprechaun Course
12-14 Leprechaun Course
9-11 Leprechaun Course
6-8 Leprechaun Course
5 and Younger Leprechaun Course
 
Awards for Age Divisions:  The top three Male and Female finishers in each age division will receive a medal and a 
                                           Chocolate Cupcake. 
 

Packet pickup:

All on site registration, bib pick up and waiver signing will be in the Slopeside Lounge at Boyne Highlands at the following times.

 
Friday, March 24:       5:30-11pm
Saturday, March 25:  8am-5pm
Sunday, March 26:     7-8am (bib pick up and waiver signing will be available until 9am for Pre-Registered Racers ONLY!) 

Options:

 

Online registration is closed, please register on site in the Slopeside Lounge at Boyne Highlands will be available at the following times.
 
Friday, March 24:        5:30pm-11pm
Saturday, March 25:   8am-5pm
Sunday, March 26:      7-8am

 

 

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