The Yosemite Nordic Holiday Race was held on 1/22/23. The Yosemite Nordic Holiday Race is now mostly a skating race and goes from Badger Pass to Glacier Point and back, a total of 23.4 miles, 37.6 K. The winning time in 2023 was 1:57:22
Here is the race winner, Levi Leipheimer, with Martha Miller and the women’s winner, Emily Blackmer.
Martha Miller is a long time Yosemite resident who attended the 1964 Olympic Games representing USA. She is a avid skier and has cross country skied over the Sierra.
Levi Leipheimer is an American former professional road racing cyclist. He was twice US national champion, winning the time trial title in 1999 and the road race in 2007, and is an Olympic medalist. Leipheimer’s major career accomplishments include win
ning the 2007, 2008 and 2009 editions of the Tour of California, the 2011 Tour de Suisse and the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge. His Grand Tour results include 2nd in the 2008 Vuelta a España, and 4th in the 2009 Giro d’Italia. Leipheimer won the bronze medal in the time trial at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.