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SISU start delayed due to cold


January 5, 2018

IRONWOOD — The SISU Ski Fest has announced a 90-minute delay in the start of all Saturday cross country ski events, including the 31-kilometer SISU, the 15-k Heikki Lunta and the 5-k Hauska Hiihto Fun Ski.

Weather forecasts call for below zero temperatures on Saturday, with a warming trend forecast for the early morning.

With the 90-minute delay, temperatures are forecast to be around 5-below at the start of the 31k at 10:20 a.m., and 5 above by the end of all races at 3:30 p.m. Winds are forecast to be mild and from the south.

According to race organizers, “The trail conditions are gr...

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