Chisholm Ski Club
“It’s only a little club . . . but we do big things.” - Chummy Broomhall
Chisholm Ski Club is located at Black Mountain of Maine Ski Area in Rumford, Maine. The Club has a rich tradition which dates back to the early days of the 20th century at its Spruce Street location and its mid 1900's days at Scottie's Mountain. Over the years the Club has hosted several world class nordic skiing events, including the 1950 World Championships, 1976 NCAA Cross Country Skiing Championships, 1991 National Biathlon Championships, 1993 US Cross Country Skiing Championships, 1993 U.S. Masters Cross Country Skiing Championships, 1996 National Junior Olympics, 1996 Chevy Truck U.S. Nationals, the 1999 NCAA Cross Country Skiing Championship, the 2003 Chevy Truck US Cross Country Championships, the 2004 Chevrolet US Cross Country Championships, the 2009 NCAA Cross Country Skiing Championships, the 2010 USCSA National Championships, and the 2011 and 2012 US Cross Country Championships.
Spring Race Schedule
Club Remains Active in Community
There may be no snow on the mountain, but that doesn't mean that the Chisholm Ski Club is not active in the River Valley Community. The Club continues to volunteer its services by timing several run/walk race as the last of the white flakes melt away. On May 5th the CSC volunteered to time the Nate Gallant 5K Run/Walk, with proceeds going to the Barbara Bush Childrens Hospital.
There are several more upcoming races that the Club will be timing. Below is a list those races.
|Sun||May 19||10:00 am||3rd Annual Healthy Heart 5K Run/Walk||Downtown Rumford|
|Sun||June 2||10:00 am||Abbie's Avenger's 5K||Mtn. Valley Middle School|
|Sat||June 15||8:00 am||Produce Pursuit 5K||Woodstock Elem School|
|Sun||June 16||9:00 am||Dirigo Wellness Center 5K||Dixfield|
|Sat||Aug 24||9:00 am||Steve Day 5K||Hosmer Field Rumford|
Nicols & Bolduc Win Nate Gallant 5K
Ryan Nicols and Natalie Bolduc won the men's and women's divisions of the Nate Gallant 5k Fun Run/Walk that was held in Rumford on Sunday, May 5th. All proceeds from the race, organized by Rumford resident and Rite-Aid employee Marie Gauvin and named after Meroby Elementary School 1st grader Nate Gallant, will be donated to the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital in Portland. Over 200 people participated in the fund-raiser.
Nicols, a senior baseball player at Mountain Valley High School, finished the course, which started and finished at Hosmer Field Complex, in a time of 17:48. Nick Young crossed the finish line in second place with a time of 18:27, followed closely by Gunnar Bradbury and Shawn St. Cyr at 18:28. Zak Radcliffe was 5th at 19:08 and Craig Milledge finished 6th with a time of 19:49.
EHSC Alpine Qualifier
Black Mountain Ski Resort was the site of the 2013 Eastern High School Championship Alpine Qualifier on Saturday, March 2nd. This event featured the top alpine finishers from the MPA Class A, B, and C State High School Championships that were held in February. Skiers competed for a chance to represent Maine as a member of the State Alpine Team at the Eastern High School Championship being held at Cannon Mountain, on March 8th, 9th, and 10th.