The Ice Report – December 18, 2016

Sorry for late post–yesterday was a VERY busy day between the 42K in the morning and an ice show in the Olympic Center! This weekend, marathoners skated in all conditions – rain, snow, wind, and bitter cold – on the Olympic Oval. Luckily the weather was not as extreme as originally forecasted. Ice Rating (from […]

The Ice Report – December 17, 2016

A slightly warmer day for racing the 21K; snow showers but no wind (luckily)! Ice Rating (from 1-10, with 10 being the best): 6.5 The ice was a bit softer than yesterday and slightly snow-covered in the morning, with a few rough spots and gouges near the edges of the corners. The ice for this afternoon’s […]

The Ice Report – December 16, 2016

It was supposed to be a brutally cold evening for the 10K, but it was actually not that bad–approximately 8 degrees F, with windchill -2. Ice Rating (from 1-10 with 10 being the best): 7.5 The ice was FAST but there were some ruts and grooves on the surface–nothing too serious. There was a larger gouge […]

The Ice Report – December 15, 2016

A COLD, SNOWY, WINDY day here in Lake Placid! Ice Rating (from 1 – 10, with 10 being the best): 6.5 The ice was pebbly from several days of snowy, icy, and windy conditions–nothing some ice resurfacing can’t fix! 😉 There were a few rough spots on the edges, and slight snow cover. Tomorrow night […]

Schedule for December 15-21, 2016

Hello everyone, I just received the new Oval schedule for this week. Please note there are changes to regularly scheduled programming (I mean, skating) 😉 on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. If you are still interested in signing up for the marathon, you can do so HERE. See the schedule below for more information.