Revelstoke’s Elizabeth Elliott and Beth Granstrom skied their first race of the Canada Winter Games today.
The Cross Country Skiing 7.5 km Free race took place at 1:45 p.m. at the River Bend Golf Recreation Area in Red Deere.
Laura Leclair of Quebec had the fastest time at 22:11.60. Revelstoke’s Elizabeth Elliott finished 5th with a time of 23:09.80 and Beth Granstrom came in 12th with a time of 24:27.10.
Tomorrow morning the two Revelstokians will ski in the sprint. Still coming up is the 10 km classic race and the mixed relay.