Noquemanon marked

A quartet of skiers approach the finish line during the 22nd annual Noquemanon Ski Marathon on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, led by Matt Zak of Eveleth, Minn., second from right. Following from left is Nate Lafond of Duluth, Minn., Adam Himes of Plymouth, Minn., and Jack Jones of Stevens Point, Wis. Zak, Himes and Jones were competing in the 50-kilometer freestyle race while Lafond was in the 50K classic. (Journal photo by Ryan Spitza)