2018 Tour of Tsalteshi

2018 40K Results

2018 40K Results

2018 20K Results

20K Overall Results

20K Women's Results

 20K Men's Results

20K Overall Classic Results

20K Women's and Men's Classic Results

Race Weekend Volunteers!

Thanks to everyone who participated and volunteered! 

Look for information about next year's Tour at the start of winter.



Location and Start Times

Bib Pickup- 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Skyview Middle School, Soldotna

40K Double Tour — Men’s and Women’s --  Mass Start 11:30 a.m. 

20K Single Tour  — Men’s and Women’s --  Mass Start 12:00 p.m. 

 Awards/Prizes and After-party!

            Top three men’s and women’s finishers in each division will receive an award.

           After-party, with awards and raffle drawings, starts at 3:00 at Kenai River Brewing. All competitors are eligible for great raffle prizes provided by our generous sponsors.

Registration Fees    

Early online registration before Feb. 1, 2018:

$25 for TTA Members (use registration code TTAMEMBER)

$35 Non-members

$15 Students

Online registration after Feb. 1, 2018 (Online registration ends at 5 p.m. Feb. 17, 2018):

$35 for TTA Members (use registration code TTAMEMBER)

$45 Non-members

$15 Students

Day of race registration, 10 to 11:30 a.m. behind Skyview Middle School

                 $40 for TTA Members/$50 Non-members/$15 Students

First 50 entries guaranteed a Tour of Tsalteshi buff featuring original Amy Kruse artwork!  Additional buffs may be available after the race for later entries.

No refunds will be given for any reason, including race cancellation. Unfortunately, many of the race costs are not able to be recovered if the race is canceled due to snow conditions. All entry fees go toward putting on the race and supporting the Tsalteshi Trails Association in its mission of promoting skiing in the central Kenai Peninsula community.

Course Details

The Tour of Tsalteshi traverses the entire trails system.    

Loop progression:

Single Tour 20K: Owl – Squirrel – Rabbit – Wolf to Fox – Fox – Down Bear – Wolverine to Porcupine – Porcupine – Wolverine to Goat – Goat – Up Bear – Lynx – Coyote – Raven – Beaver – Wolf to Finish

Double Tour 40K: Repeat

Aid stations at 5K, 11K and 13K.

Total Elevation Gain: Single Tour 680’, Double Tour 1,360’



Volunteers needed! Want to participate without racing? The Tour of Tsalteshi needs help in several areas — registration, course prep, timing, aid stations, photography and more. Visit the Volunteer signup sheet at https://www.volunteersignup.org/F4CMW or contact Steve Cothran, race organizer, to sign up: cothransteve@hotmail.com



            Questions or comments about the Tour of Tsalteshi: contact Steve Cothran, race organizer: cothransteve@hotmail.com






To the following individuals for their support of the Tour of Tsalteshi:

Barry Hartman and the Kenai Metals Class    Award Design

Bill Holt   Trail Grooming

Amy Kruse   Original Artwork

Lauri Lingafelt   TTA Treasurer

Josh Overturf   TTA Webmaster

David Zelenka    Logo Graphic Design


Tour of Tsalteshi Committee Members

        Jordan Chilson

Steve Cothran

        Jenny Neyman

Kent Peterson

        John Pothast

        Ed Schmitt