(Almost) Always the 2nd Saturday of the New Year
January 5-7, 2018
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
SISU Ski Fest - Ironwood, Michigan Presented by Aspirus
Facebook Google photos Event Schedule Registration Race Results
Pisten Bully

Heikki Lunta
15K Ski Race
Saturday - January 7, 2017

Point-to-point from ABR to
downtown Ironwood
Sponsored by

Pisten Bully


Start Location and Day

  • ABR Trails
  • Saturday
  • Preferred Start Positions

    To be considered for higher wave placement, you must have skied in a prior year's SISU Ski Fest or have completed wave placement section on the registration form.

    Cutoff Times

    Cutoff for all racers at River House aid station is NOON.

    Finish Line

  • Saturday's races end downtown on Aurora Street. Racers, families and friends can mingle at the Memorial Building, check your skis at the ski valet, take hot showers, enjoy the Expo & get some hot food.
  • Awards ceremony and entertainment at the Memorial Building after the race.


  • Professional timing services provided by iTiming.

  • Race results will be posted inside the Memorial Building. Race results will also appear on this website following the race.
  • Register online and get live streaming of your split time and finish, see registation for details.
  • Wave Start Times

    10:00 am CST is 1st start time, Bib pickup ends at 10:00 am for ALL 15K events

    2017 Wave Starts (see Home page for link to wave lists)

    ClassicWave 110:00am CST
    FreestyleWave 110:10
    FreestyleWave 210:20
    FreestyleWave 310:30
    ClassicWave 210:40
    ClassicWave 310:50

    Heikki Lunta 15K Ski Race Awards

    Overall Awards for top three finishers, Male & Female, Freestyle and Classic.
    Age Group Awards for top three finishers, Male & Female, Freestyle and Classic.
    19 and under; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 and older (based on race day age)


    Ski on Saturday and Snowshoe on Sunday

    15/5 Combined: Heikki Lunta 15K Ski Race plus 5K SISU snowshoe race.
    31/5 Combined: SISU 31K Ski Race plus 5K SISU snowshoe race.
    See REGISTRATION for the SISU Combined Details, Prize Package and Registration deadline.

    Aspirus River Valley Bank Pisten Bully Little Finland Ironwood/Hurley RotarySturgul & Long Law Office Villa Maria Whitecap Kayak Ironwood Kiwanis Club Click for Ironwood, Michigan Forecast
    Copyright © 2017 by SISU Ski Fest • PO Box 333 • Ironwood, Michigan 49938• (715)254-4104 • SISUSF@ioitwx.com

    Official host of the SISU Ski Fest My Web MaestroMy Web Maestro