The SISU Ski Fest is a premier cross country ski event held on the 2nd Saturday of the year. The full marathon is 42K and the half marathon is 21K. It also offers a 9K Taste n Tour, 3K & 5K Junior SISU and Snowshoe Races. Ski through historic mining areas, scenic bluffs, along the Montreal River and by the World's Tallest Native American Statue. "Finnish" in downtown Ironwood. Commemorative SISU souvenirs for all racers. Locally crafted age group awards.