Oosik Classic Race & Tour

The Oosik will be held on Saturday March 12, 2022.

A fun and funky classic ski through the woods and trails surrounding the Village of Talkeetna.

50K start at 12:00 pm

25K start at 12:30 pm

There will be a Jr. Oosik with distances of 1, 3, 5, and 10K.

Registration opens in mid January. We cap the race at 750 skiers.

We are hiring an Oosik Race Director and Trailmeister

Trailmeister Position:

Applicants should be detail oriented, able to communicate with the board, Race Director and volunteers in a timely and effective manner. The applicant should be able to delegate
work to volunteers and to direct volunteers. This is a contract position with no benefits and is a flat rate payment
of $3500.
Below are some of the duties:

• Be proficient with snow machines and groomers

Lay out a safe ski course that will accommodate approximately 800 participants, which includes both a
25k and a 50k trail.

Both trails will consist of base snow that has been well packed by machine and will be nicely groomed.
• Provide an accurate map of the trails
• Provide adequate on-trail signage
• Coordinate with Race Director
• Design and construct the Start/Finish area
• Provide packed clear areas for staging a minimum of 3 Aid Stations

Please send questions and your letter of interest and resume to klalaska@me.com

Race Director Position

Applicants should be detail oriented, able to communicate with the
board, trail groomers and volunteers in a timely and effective manner. The applicant should be able to delegate work to volunteers and to direct volunteers. This is a contract position with no benefits and is a flat rate payment
of $2500.
Below are some of the duties:
• Closely communicate with the Trailmeister and head trail groomer to keep informed of trail conditions, possible change of race venue, start/finish line locations, course length(s) and possible cancellation of RACE.
• Registration- Volunteers to assist skiers at bib pick up.
• Hire and Coordinate with Timers
• Aid Stations- Volunteers to assist skiers at feed stations.
• Road Crossings- Volunteers needed at any road crossings.
• Traffic & Parking- Makes sure parking areas are plowed and marked.
• Clean-Up – Volunteers needed to clean up all venues AFTER the race.

Must be proficient with social media, Excel and able to learn the Webscorer program.
Please send questions and your letter of interest and resume to klalaska@me.com