Our first measurable snow makes it official – time to sign the dotted line and get ready to ROLL. Bike (or hike) and Snowshoe events of fifteen and thirty-miles are your choices. Top secret changes to the courses – so secret Danny doesn’t even know what we’re doing yet! Sunday Pank-duro is being replaced with group Adventure Rides. The After Party is moving and will be better than ever. Don’t miss it!

Registration opens Sunday morning at 6am Yooper (Eastern) Time. To all of our friends in Wisco, 6am Yooper Time is 5am Cheesehead time. For a little added drama it also happens to be the end of daylight savings so y’all lose an hour. You’re welcome!

A word of caution. Polar Roll sold out last year before lunch and people were left on the outside looking in all winter long! Marji Gesick sold out this month in 3-minutes. The first leg of the race starts Sunday morning, be ready to roll!


The transfer deadline has passed. We will not do transfers or category changes at packet pickup. Don’t ask.

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We asked you to #adapt in 2020, and you did. Now we’re asking you to join us and #forge ahead. 2021 is about doing what you do best, making the most of what you have, and getting better every day.

While a lot of races out there are run by for-profit companies, that’s not the case for Marji Gesick, Polar Roll and The Crusher. All of our events are productions of the 906 Adventure Team, a 501(c)3 whose mission is to empower people to become the best version of themselves through outdoor adventure. We don’t have a large staff of people (two, to be exact) or significant overhead, and that enables us to donate a significant portion of race revenues in two ways:

Since 2015, we’ve given back more than $141,000 to the trail-builders of RAMBA, NTN, Sisu Dirt Crews, WinMan and the DCNT. We also support youth adventure programs in three communities and have plans for that number to grow in the near future.

In 2021 we’re building a learning management system to train 150+ volunteer Adventure Leaders, and have our eyes on the future: planning to grow from 500 youth served to thousands. Together with your continued support and a network of dedicated partners, we will connect kids with each other, their communities, and give them a healthy alternative to time spent on devices.