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Tour de Michaywe, Day 2

Date:
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2017
Time:
9:00 AM
Where:
Michaywe, Gaylord, MI
What:

Andy Liebner and Bill Kaltz are organizing the Tour de Michawaye, a race weekend unique to the Michigan Cup, and perhaps anywhere. Over two day, skiers will do four events that are not duplicated at other races, things like a pursuit and a skills course.

Racers must do ALL events to receive Michigan Cup points.

2017 Tour of Michaywe' Event Schedule

Friday 29-Dec-17

9:00 - Mandatory race meeting to ALL participants (Clubhouse / Registration area)

10:00-11:30 - Skills course sprint (Best of 2) Freestyle

2:00 - Begin Speed Heats Freestyle

Saturday 30-Dec-17

9:00 - Mandatory race meeting to ALL participants (Clubhouse / Registration area)

10:00 - Pursuit: 3K Classic + 8K Freestyle

2:00 - Uphill 6.5K Classic (Year-end Finale!), Double pursuit format

4:30 - Awards and Party

Skills Course Detail:

8:00-9:50 - Course Open

9:00 - Mandatory race meeting to ALL participants (Clubhouse / Registration area)

10:00-11:30 - Race 2 times, best time (of 2) taken for speed heats.

  • No start times will be issued. Race when ready.

Speed Heats Detail:

8:00-1:45 - Course Open

  • Start order placed by best finish times of the skills course.
  • Waves composed of 5.
  • Top two finishers move up, 3rd place remains same wave, 4th and 5th place move to lower.
  • 3 rounds so everyone gets to compete 3 times

2:00 - Begin heats 2:00 between wave starts

  • 10 minutes between last wave and first wave beginning again

Pursuit Detail:

7:30 - 9:45 - Open Course

9:00 - Mandatory race meeting to ALL participants (Clubhouse / Registration area)

  • Individual start order organized by speed heat finals.
  • 5 seconds between each person.

10:00 - Race begins. 3K Classic, Transition to 8K Skate.

Uphill Detail:

11:00-1:45 Course Open

  • Individual pursuit start format based on Pursuit race results.

2:00 - Race begins. 6.5k two laps of uphill classic loop.

Registration form (PDF)

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www.cross-country-ski.com

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