The second race of the 21st annual Buetow Dental Distance Series Nordic skiing competition is set for Saturday at the Birch Hill Recreation Area.

The event starts at 11 a.m., and features two mass-start free-technique races — a two-lap, 20-kilometer competition and a one-lap, 10K competition.

Early entry fees, available through Thursday, are $15 for Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks members and $20 for nonmembers. 

Race-day registration takes place from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Saturday, but the entry fees will each be $5 higher.

Preregistration is available at

Race-day registration will be conducted at Rikke’s Roadhouse in the Birch Hill Ski Stadium.

Contact News-Miner sports editor Danny Martin at 459-7586. Follow him on Twitter:@newsminersports.