The Syrovatka Speed Event

The 36th Annual George Syrovatka Speed Event is on!

The measured Speed Run, from a higher start - followed by a "skiers friendly" SG

We recomend Racers to bring SPEED skis and GS skis


This season marks the 36th season for our annual ski race to benefit Leukemia research. The race will be held on the Hains trail March 12, 2016. Help us keep this tradition alive by showing your support on race day. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Race is open to anyone who wants to see just how fast they can go on a pair of skis. Join us for a apres race party with a raffle to help benefit the fight against Leukemia.


The Syrovatka Downhill has supported The Leukemia Research Foundation for several decades. The rate of progress must continue until the disease is conquered.

  • Every four minutes, someone is diagnosed with blood cancer
  • More than 163,000 new cases are expected this year in the United States alone.
  • An estimated 60,000 deaths will result from blood cancer this year.


The race is on Mar 12, 2016. It's open to anyone who wants to see just how fast they can go on a pair of skis. The event has two parts. A measured Speed Run, followed by a "skiers friendly" SG.

  • 8:00 AM in Stateside Day Lodge | Speed Runs: 9:30 AM
  • Start of Race: Directly following speed runs
  • Trophies and medals for winners of each age category
  • Post race party with lots of prices to be won in a raffle, all proceeds going to help the fight against Leukemia.

Thank you for you generous contributions:

Jay Peak Resort - 830 Jay Peak Road, Jay, Vermont 05859

Contact Race question Bob Broden (603) 345-8392
Contact Jay Peak Dana Kennison (802) 327-2185
Contact Lodging info (800) 451-4449 (Stateside Hotel)