Rochester Active Sports Club (RASC) is a nonprofit club based in Rochester Minnesota, designed to promote nordic skiing, mountain biking and road biking in SE Minnesota.
 


2019 - 2020 Ski Meets


Essex Loopy Loppet - February 15, 2020


RASC organized the Essex Loopy Loppet race for the Rochester skiing community.  Beautiful weather - 25 degrees and sunny - greeted the 18 RNST skiers who participated in the Loppet.  Skiers traversed the rolling hills of Essex park on a 5.8K loop.  Several RNST skiers enjoyed the loop so much they did it twice!


     Overall Results          Lap Times          RNST Results

          


Heart Thumper Time Trial - February 4, 2020


The Rochester Nordic Ski Team held a 2.2K freestyle time trial on the Quarry Hill Trails under cloudy skies and a moderate 19 degrees.  The 40 degree temps from two days previous created an icy/hard pack trail, but the expert RASC groomers tamed the trail to provide fast, but controllable, conditions for the race. The 86 skiers received valentine chocolates after crossing the finish line!  


     Overall Results

      


Rochester Nordic Invitational - January 24, 2020 


Skiers from Lake City, Red Wing, Rochester, and Winona enjoyed great snow conditions with 31 degree temps at the Rochester Nordic Invite.  A 6.0K trail on the golf course and through the woods was enjoyed by 109 skiers while 16 beginner skiers used a shorter 5.0K trail.


     Overall Results          Rochester Results



Heartwood 6K Time Trial and Sprint Team Relays - January 12, 2020


Partly sunny skies with 15 degree temps provided nice conditions for the Heartwood Ski Camp time trial. The 58 Rochester Nordic Ski Team members skated a challenging 6K course.


The sprint relays were contested by teams of 2 skiers alternately skiing six laps of a short loop (less than 1K).  There was much excitement and cheering as the 20 skiers quickly passed through the exchange zone handing off to their partners.


     Heartwood Time Trial Results          Heartwood Sprint Relay Results



Winona 5K Skate Race - December 14, 2020


The Rochester Nordic Ski Team headed to Winona on Saturday, December 14 for a fun pair of races - an individual 5km event and a team relay event - on the St. Mary's University ski trails.  The RNST skiers were joined by skiers from the host team Winona along with skiers from Chippewa Valley Nordic, Coon Rapids, Red Wing, and Washburn. 


     Varsity Boys          Varsity Girls          Junior Varsity Boys          Junior Varsity Girls    


     Boys and Girls Team Relays    


     


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