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Artefact x2008.219.1:  Document, poster


Catalog Number x2008.219.1

A poster for the Centennial Marathon Ski Tour (now the Canadian Ski Marathon), February 18-20, 1967. (Partial image.)

~ Canadian Ski Museum

Artefact Record - Catalog Number x2008.219.1

Document, poster - one

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Manufacturer:  Canadian Marathon Ski Tour  Production Date:  1967 (possibly 1966)

Description:  A poster for the Centennial Marathon Ski Tour (now the Canadian Ski Marathon), February 18-20, 1967. The poster features a skier behind a centennial maple leaf with the words "Centennial Marathon Ski Tour Montreal - Ottawa" surrounding it. This poster mentions the O'Keefe awards element of the marathon. There is a map at the bottom of the poster of the marathon route from Montreal, stopping overnight first in Lachute, then Plantagenet, finishing in Ottawa.
The Centennial Marathon Ski Tour, now called the Canadian Ski Marathon, began as a centennial project in celebration of our Canadian winter and was designed, at 120 miles, to be the world's longest ski race. It has run on trails through the Quebec countryside every year since 1967 and attracts participants from across the country and around the world.

Markings:  National Ski Museum stamp, black, on the back at the top, left of centre.
Two O'Keefe logos on the front at the bottom left and right, just above the trail map.

Colour:  yellowed paper; blue and red printing

Measurements:  35.5 cm high x 23 cm wide

Material:  paper, ink

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Centennial Marathon Ski Tour Poster (x2008.219.1)
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