Foremost among the favorites will be Caitlin Gregg (Minneapolis, MN), going for her fourth Birkebeiner women’s title. Gregg won in 2011 (where she broke the Women’s 50K Skate course record), 2013 and 2014.
Cutting edge meets family heritage when Tad Elliott, seeks to honor his Father’s successful skiing career, while attempting to clinch his second American Birkebeiner title this weekend at the 2016 event.
Michael Davis made it a double victory this weekend, winning Saturday's North American Vasa 27km classic and Sunday's 16km Gran Travers Classic. And Rebecca Davis took no prisoners in the women's division, finishing first with a 10 minute lead.
The Copper Country Ski Tigers won the overall Michigan State High School Cross Country Ski Championship title by taking first in the boys and third in the girls competition. Marquette Senior was second overall. TC Central won the girls title.