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2024 Sisu cancelled

IRONWOOD — The lack of seasonal snow has forced Sisu Ski Race organizers to cancel this year’s races. It would have been the 15th annual event.

The news came Friday in a post on the Sisu Ski Fest facebook page.

“With one week to go we have absolutely no snow on the ground, wet trails, and warm temps. There is only minor snow in the forecast with temps predicted to hover around freezing. Even if we receive more snow than predicted, we could not turn that snow into a safe race course. Therefore, we are canceling the Sisu ski race,” said race director Jackie Powers in the post.

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