The Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks is hosting the Fairbanks Youth Sports Sprint Festival on Saturday at the Jim Whisenhant Ski Trails at Birch Hill Recreation Area.

The festival is the second event of the 24th annual Kinross Fort Knox Town Race Series.

Racing begins at 11 a.m. with competition for high school, adult and Masters skiers. Middle school and elementary divisions will follow.

Entry is free for students from Kindergarten through high school. The entry fee for adult NSCF members is $15. The entry fee for adult nonmembers is $10.

Skiers in school or club programs should enter via an entry file provided to coaches. All others must enter online at

Race entries close 11:59 p.m. Wednesday.

For further questions, contact the NSCF race program at

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