Big Island and Back 10K races on Jan. 28 

Grab your skis and snowshoes and join in on the fifth annual Big Island and Back events including a 10K Nordic Ski Dash, Snow Shoe Race and Snow Kite Race, which have been scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Port of Excelsior.

This unique Nordic ski event draws participants from all over the Twin Cities metro. Participants begin at the Port of Excelsior in Excelsior Bay and goes around Orono’s Big Island.

The Nordic Ski and Snowshoe Races will be staggered between 1-2 p.m. Those races will start at Port of Excelsior docks. The course will head out across the bay, around Big Island and back to Excelsior.

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