50th Anniversary of Governor’s Cup race next weekend at Timberline

Posted By: The Ski Channel on February 28, 2010 3:21 pm

50th Anniversary of the West Virginia Governor’s Cup Race Scheduled at Timberline

The annual West Virginia Governor’s Cup Race will be held Saturday, March 6, through Monday March 8, at Timberline Four Seasons Resort. The event features two days of fun, racing, giant slalom, slalom and prizes.

West Virginia’s Governor, Joe Manchin, is scheduled to present awards to the racers at 2 PM, Sunday, March 7, at the Timberline Ski Lodge.

The event, organized by the Tucker County Alpine Festival is the oldest ski race in the South. Race registration begins Friday, March 5, 6 PM to 9 PM, and 7:30 to 8:30 AM, Saturday, March 6, at Timberline. Races begin at Timberline 9:30 AM on both days.

Timberline’s race staff, headed by John Lutz, will set up a challenging giant slalom race on Saturday and a slalom race on Sunday. On each day there will be two runs. and registration will be open until the day of the event.

The top overall female and male racers will win a pair of skis.

Future events at Timberline include the annual Bowling Blues Weekend, March 10 to 15, Annual Snowy Luau Celebration, March 19 to 21, and the Traditional Locals Cup Races, March 26 to 28.

For hotel lodging reservations call 800.SNOWING or www.timberlineresort.com. For vacation homes or condominiums call 866.438.7259 or visit www.t4sr.com