Welcome To The American Ski Marathon Series!
North America's longest-running and largest XC ski series. Featuring sixteen premier XC ski events stretching from Vermont to Alaska.
Beautiful backdrops in America's most incredible winter playgrounds...courses that both challenge veterans as well as welcome novices...unparalleled organization at every event...world-class racers and entire families all with smiles from ear-to-ear. This is the American Ski Marathon Series!
Founded in 1978 as the "Great American Ski Chase". the American Ski Marathon Series (ASM) provides every level of cross country skier a thrilling chance to be part of a nationwide series of adventure, winter festivals and fun. Whether beginner, weekend warrior, casual tourer or professional racer -- every ASM event has something to offer you and your family.
For the active cross country skier, marathon distance events represent the highlight to the ski year. Imagine touring across America's heartland...up and down the incredible Western ranges...right through the heart of midwestern snow covered cities...and into quaint New England villages. From 30 to 50 kilometers you can choose from sixteen ski adventures from coast to coast.
Not up for the long ones this season? That's O.K. as every ASM event has half and mini-distance events for any ability or age. All the scenery and excitement... all the great organization and support...all the fun and adventure...just less distance to cover.
Kids and families? The ASM is the perfect excuse to shut off the electronic devices and get some exercise in the fresh air this winter! Every ASM festival offers special children's events as well as a host of exciting side attractions perfect for the entire family.
Much more than just mere cross country ski races, ASM events are entire winter festivals with something to offer nearly everyone. Check out the latest equipment at product demos and special festival Expos. Visit with Olympic, World Cup, and top regional athletes as ASM elite skiers are true everyday sports heroes! Enjoy fun-filled banquets and "carbo-load" meals with friends new and old from across the country.
No matter where you live or visit in North America's snow region, the ASM has an event close to home. New England, the Midwest, the Intermountain West, the Pacific Coast -- even Alaska -- there's a great ASM event nearby waiting for you next season!
In this section you'll find links and basic info on all ASM Series events including contact info and registration. Be sure to also check out info about the American Ski Odyssey -- a fun-filled challenge to ski across America!