The new Ski Classics Challengers event, Zelta Klasika 50, takes place this Sunday, February 4, 2024, in Piebalga, Latvia.
Zelta Klasika 50 became part of the Ski Classics Challengers series this season with a 50-kilometer race in classic technique in Latvia.
Zelta Klasika 50, translated as Golden Classic 50, is a long-distance skiing event in Piebalga, Latvia, for the first time as a 50km event.
The event is organized by the sports club/ski resort Zelta Krogs, located in one of the most beautiful places in Latvia – Piebalga! Standing 240m above sea level, which is very high for Latvia, the area has the deepest and longest winters in the country.
In addition, Piebalga is proud and well-known for its unique hilly landscape and cultural/historical heritage.
Despite adverse weather conditions, the Local Organizing Committee confirmed that all events will be held with the initially planned length, including the 50km race part of the Ski Classics Challengers: 50km (2x25km), 25km, 12km, and 3km.
Zelta Klasika 50 – Ski Classics Challengers Events
- Date: February 4, 2024
- Place: Piebalga
- Country: Latvia
- Race distance: 50km
- Technique: Classic
- Website: Zelta Klasika 50
- Register: Zelta Klasika 50
- Live Center: Zelta Klasika 50
- Facebook: Zelta Klasika 50
- Instagram: Zelta Klasika 50
More information about the event can be found HERE
As the Zelta Klasika 50 – 50km race is a Ski Classics Challengers event, Pro Team registered athletes can collect points for the Ski Classics Champion and Youth competitions in their respective genders.
Everyone participating in Ski Classics, Pro Tour or Challengers events, and professional and recreational skiers can connect their profile to the results database of Ski Classics called MyPages.
MyPages can be connected when subscribing to Ski Classics online community proxcskiing.com. In the profile, you can view your Ski Classics event results, collect pins, print diplomas, and analyze your results with friends in the SC ranking system. In your profile, you collect points according to your performance and are rewarded with pins and diplomas.
One of the central features of MyPages is that you get your global SC ranking. The SC Ranking is a live updated international ranking, unique in combining women and men, professional and recreational skiers in one single list.
As a member of ProXCskiing.com, you get full access to all content on the site, including logging in to SC MyPages, where you can check your SC Ranking. Also, live streaming of Ski Classics events with English commentaries is available.
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Photo: Zelta Klasika 50/Latloppet