Frank Rue outlasted Tim Blust to win the Meadow Opener Freestyle Nordic Ski Race at Eaglecrest Saturday.
Rue completed the eight-kilometer loop in 36 minutes, 14 seconds, while Blust finished in 36:35.
Don Thomas was third in 41:53 and Jim Sheufelt was fourth in 50:10.
Marc Scholten cruised to the four-kilometer title in 18:10. Other racers were, in order of finish: Doug Woodby (21:16), Riely Hall (22:12), Tim Hall (22:13), Chris Thomas (24:56), Bob Chatfield (27:43), Reggie Perotovich (31:01), Mike Fleming (31:05) and Shane Garvey (33:49).
The Juneau Nordic Ski Club's next race is the Kevin Kohl's Memorial at 1 p.m Jan. 23 at the Eaglecrest lower loop.