Kind-a-hard 2022

Kind-a-hard Classic - Sunday 6th February at Laurel Mountain 

The 2022 Kind-a-hard classic cross country ski race will be held on Sunday 6th February using the groomed cross country ski trails at Laurel Mountain (reserve date 20th February).  It is a 5km individual start classic race.  There will also be a fun 1km race for kids aged 12 and under.  The reserve date in case of inclement weather is Sunday 20th February.    

Race day schedule

8am Registration/bib pick-up opens (closes 30 minutes before race start time)

9am Kind-a-hard, 5km classic race for adult/youth skiers with individual start times

11am Kids scramble, 1km race for ages 12 and under, group start

Awards will be given following the kids race, at around 11:30. 


Online registration is open (click here) until Feb 5th.   Cash/check registration will be available on site from 8am, with a $10 surcharge.  Electronic payments can only be made online and before the day of the event.

Registration for the 5km race is $15, and the first 40 registrants will receive a swag bag. 
Registration for the 1km fun race is $5. 


For the 5km Kindahard there will be awards for the first 3 places overall and first place in each age group for male, female and non-binary skiers.  There will also be awards for the first 3 places in the youth category (up to 16y).  The age groups will use 10y brackets. 

Every skier in the Kids Scramble will receive an award.

There will also be prizes for the best retro and most fun outfits. 

The registration/bib pickup process on site will include a COVID questionnaire and temperature check.  

Race shirts

Long-sleeved triblend tee-shirts (sizes XS to L) with a design by John Hinderliter will be available at registration for $20.


Directions to the venue 

More information about the venue