MN Finlandi Ski Marathon

Cross Country skiers from across the planet will converge on Bemidji this weekend to compete in the 38th MN Finlandia Ski Marathon.  Mike Huerbin has been race director for the event for 20 years.  In this Area Voices segment, he breaks down the various races skiers can compete in, the various events happening around the races and he shares history of the race which, at one time, was a two day, 100k event!

Minnesota Finlandia Ski Marathon Facebook Page

Northern Minnesotans know how to have a good time in the cold.  For 36 years, one group of Bemidji area skiers have pulled off a unique celebration of both the extreme northern climate and extreme athleticism.