Several Empire State Winter Games events rescheduled

LAKE PLACID — Due to expected extreme cold temperatures throughout the region, several of the events and competitions that make up the Feb. 2-5 Empire State Winter Games have been rescheduled.

Below is the most up-to-date listing of days and times for the events affected:

— The Adaptive bobsled and skeleton races Thursday, from Mt Van Hoevenberg, begin 3 pm.

— Long track speedskating, from the James C. Sheffield Speed Skating Oval, has been postponed until March 4-5

— Kombi Alpine racing from Whiteface Mountain has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 11

— The junior bobsled and skeleton races have been rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 10

— Friday’s, Feb. 3, cross-country ski races at Dewey Mountain in Saranac Lake have been canceled

— Friday’s, Feb. 3, Alpine super-G alpine race, from Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington has been canceled

— The new start time for Saturday’s, Feb. 4, biathlon event, from Mt Van Hoevenberg is now noon

— The new start time for Saturday’s cross-country ski races at Mt Van Hoevenberg is 2:30 p.m.

— The cross-country freestyle sprint championship from Mt Van Hoevenberg has been cancelled Saturday.

For more information about the 43rd Empire State Winter Games, including updated schedules, visit www.empirestatewintergames.com.


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