Frank Soos Memorial Distance Series #3
The Unpleasantry
Sunday, February 19, 2023

The final race in the Distance Series is The Unpleasantry, in honor of one of Frank Soos’ several books “The Unpleasantries.”  The race distance is 30Km, but with a 10Km option for those interested in a shorter distance. The race will start and finish in the Birch Hill Ski Stadium and will be held on a 10Km loop.

Race volunteers and event organization and support are provided by the NSCF’s FXC Ski Team as a fund-raising activity.  The Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks compensates the group for their organizing and event support efforts.


This Year’s Race information


  • All registration for this event is online, with payment by credit card.
  • There is no hard copy registration.
  • Entry fees for the 30Km and 10Km are $15 for NSCF members and $20 for non-members through Thursday night.
  • After midnight Thursday night, entry fees increase by $5. Race day registration is available.
  • To register for the third race in the series CLICK HERE.


  • This year’s race will be held in free technique
  • Choose your race distance when you register, either 10Km or 20Km
  • Courses will be marked Friday night with color-coded arrows
2021-22 Season Classic Technique
2022-23 Season Free Technique
2023-24 Season Classic Technique



  • The race will be timed using the NSCF’s timing system,
  • Results will be available on the NSCF website.
  • CLICK HERE to view results by distance and gender
  • CLICK HERE to view results by class

Franks Soos Distance Series #3
Links to Results from Prior Years

by Class

Overall Results
by Distance

Feb 2024 by Class Feb 2024 by Distance
Feb 2023 by Class Feb 2023 by Distance
Feb 2022 by Class Feb 2022 by Distance
Feb 2021 Results (2021 = Virtual)
Feb 2020 by Class Feb 2020 by Distance
Feb 2019 by Class Feb 2019 by Distance
Feb 2018 by Class Feb 2018 by Distance
Feb 2017 by Class Feb 2017 by Distance
Feb 2016 by Class Feb 2016 by Distance
Feb 20j5 by Class Feb 2015 by Distance
Feb 2014 by Class Feb 2014 by Distance