Midway has the great privilege of sending our National team skaters, Kyle Ronchak and Steve Hartman, to the World University Games. Follow their adventures on this blog, and keep up to date with their trip of a lifetime! Good luck guys!
Come be a part of this Urban Silent Winter Sports Festival.
February 3: 25K- a combined race: The Loppet 25K marathon and the US Speedskating Open Distance Championship
February 4: 50K marathon, 1K short blade skate, and 1K long blade skate-open to skaters 15 and younger
Check out the details:
Learn the basics or refresh knowledge on volunteer and official positions associated with long track racing. Greater Minnesota Speedskating Association (GMSA) is holding a Long Track Volunteers/Officials clinic December 15 and18, 2016 at the Guidant John Rose Minnesota Oval in Roseville, MN.
- Roles: Competitors Steward, Starters, Judges, Timekeepers, Referees
- What will be covered: Relevant regulations and practical advice will be reviewed. Course is suited for all levels. New volunteers will learn the basics of different volunteer opportunities, and current volunteers can use this course to refresh their knowledge, update officiating credentials, or learn new roles.
- Instructional overview – Thursday, December 15, 6:30-8:30pm, Fireside Room
- Hands-on activities – during the GMSA competitions at the Oval, Sunday, December 18, 8:30-11:00am
Check out the GMSA site for Am Cup 1 and John Rose Open race schedules.
The Midway speedskaters will take to the Oval ice for their first practice ice and time trials this Saturday. Practice/warm up ice from 8:30am-10:15am. Time trials from 10:15am-12:30pm.Still need to sign up for the season? https://mnspeedskating.com/sign-up-long-track/
Midway speedskaters, Steven Hartman and Kyle Ronchak were selected for the US 2016-17 National Training Program. The program is comprised of an elite group of 30 female and male athletes who are selected to the team based on performance standards from the 2015-16 season.
Congratulations Steven and Kyle!
Check out the details here.
Hone your speedskating skills July 9 and 10 at the MN Speedskating Camp.
Check out the Midway club calendar for details and flyer.