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Wintersonnewende: 2 laps on flat course
Wintersonnewende: 2 laps on flat course

Wintersonnewende: 2 laps on flat course

12/13/2012 - By Chris Dandeneau

The Wintersonnewende has been modified to two flat laps on a 5-6K loop on the golf course. Race starts at 9:30am as originally scheduled, but there will only be a freestyle division.

Wintersonnewende still on
Wintersonnewende still on

Wintersonnewende still on

12/11/2012 - By Chris Dandeneau

We are looking at having the Wintersonnewende Freestyle & Classic race - but modifying the race course to stay on the on the golf course. And shortening distance.

Ski Fest: The Unauthorized Video
Ski Fest: The Unauthorized Video

Ski Fest: The Unauthorized Video

10/24/2012 - By Mike Muha

No snow for a cross country ski race? Termperatures too warm for snow-making equipment? Get snow from your local Zamboni driver....

www.xcskishop.com
Great weather and fast conditions for Ski Fest
Great weather and fast conditions for Ski Fest

Great weather and fast conditions for Ski Fest

10/21/2012 - By Mike Muha

The first XC ski race of the winter in North America was held under beautiful sunny skies and a firm but compliant trail. Racers could be seen in shorts and t-shirts as they skied the Ski Fest course.

Ski Fest race course prep
Ski Fest race course prep

Ski Fest race course prep

10/20/2012 - By Eli Brown

Buklding the Ski Fest course.... Thanks to the volunteers and the Zamboni!

Forbush Corner looking to name race
Forbush Corner looking to name race

Forbush Corner looking to name race

10/16/2012 - By Dave Forbush

Saturday, Feb 16th will mark the return of racing to Forbush Corner. It will be a 17 km Michigan Cup freestyle cross country ski race. I need some ideas from you as to the name for our ski race.

www.cross-country-ski.com
Twenty-six races on the 2013 Michigan Cup calendar
Twenty-six races on the 2013 Michigan Cup calendar

Twenty-six races on the 2013 Michigan Cup calendar

10/15/2012 - By Mike Muha

Lots of races on the Michigan Cup Cross County Ski Race Series this season, including a race that has been absent for many, many years. Here's this year's highlights...

SkiFest is coming up!
SkiFest is coming up!

SkiFest is coming up!

10/10/2012 - By Eli Brown

We have a strong crew set up starting Tuesday. And better machinery as well. The snow plan (also starting Tuesday) is to first stockpile then start filling out course later in the week depending on weather.

Ski Fest: morning time trial, head-to-head racing in the afternoon
Ski Fest: morning time trial, head-to-head racing in the afternoon

Ski Fest: morning time trial, head-to-head racing in the afternoon

9/24/2012 - By Eli Brown

Kick off the season with X-C skiing, Ski Swap and a MI Cup race. Center stage will be our 3rd annual ski loop with trucked-in snow from Howe Arena.

www.hansonhills.org
Vasa Ski Club looking for volunteers to shovel snow
Vasa Ski Club looking for volunteers to shovel snow

Vasa Ski Club looking for volunteers to shovel snow

9/4/2012 - By Eli Brown

Vasa Ski Club hosts the 3rd Annual "first xc ski race of the season in America!". Course workers are needed to fill shifts for the 5 days up to the event.

The first annual Hartwick Pines time trial!
The first annual Hartwick Pines time trial!

The first annual Hartwick Pines time trial!

8/20/2012 - By Mike Muha

We roll out of Grayling to Hartwick Pines and Eli, being the guy he is, decides the climb out of Hartwick should be the First Annual Hartwick Pines Time Trial. Frank Rynawski, Chris Weingartz and I chase after him.

Michigan Cup skiers turn pro with BISSELL Pro cycling team
Michigan Cup skiers turn pro with BISSELL Pro cycling team

Michigan Cup skiers turn pro with BISSELL Pro cycling team

7/24/2012 - By Mike Muha

Former Team NordicSkiRacer Mac Brennan turns pro with BISSELL Pro cycling team, along with the Cross Country Ski Headquarter's Alex Vanias.

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