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Photos from the 2012 Michigan Cup Relays
Photos from the 2012 Michigan Cup Relays

Photos from the 2012 Michigan Cup Relays

3/19/2012 - By Bob Frye, Jim Pryor, Mike Muha

Photos from the 2012 Michigan Cup Relays at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters by Bob Frye, Jim Pryor, and Mike Muha,

Vasa Ski Club takes Biac, Brumbaugh and Michigan Cups
Vasa Ski Club takes Biac, Brumbaugh and Michigan Cups

Vasa Ski Club takes Biac, Brumbaugh and Michigan Cups

3/16/2012 - By Mike Muha

The Vasa Ski Club crushed the competition to take the 2012 Biac Cup for best junior team, the 2012 Brumbaugh Cup for best senior team, and the overall 2012 Michigan Cup for best combined team.

Racing, partying, and sun burn at the Michigan Cup Relays
Racing, partying, and sun burn at the Michigan Cup Relays

Racing, partying, and sun burn at the Michigan Cup Relays

3/15/2012 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED! The weather was great: sunny, with temperatures approaching 60, the beer was flowing, and the pulled pork sandwiches were being consumed in vast quantities. Oh, and there was a cross county ski race, too.

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Photos from LAST YEAR'S Michigan Cup Relays
Photos from LAST YEAR'S Michigan Cup Relays

Photos from LAST YEAR'S Michigan Cup Relays

3/13/2012 - By Jim Pryor

Photos from Jim Pryor's hidden archive of LAST YEAR's Michigan Cup Relay at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters on Sunday, March 6, 2011.

Bear Chase and Michigan Cup Relay wax recommendations

3/10/2012 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED AGAIN: Wax recommendations from the major wax companies for the weekend's cross country ski races.

Bruning, Lipp, Hardin and Brown win Michigan Cup titles
Bruning, Lipp, Hardin and Brown win Michigan Cup titles

Bruning, Lipp, Hardin and Brown win Michigan Cup titles

3/8/2012 - By Mike Muha

Andrew Bruning and Erin Lipp take the Junior titles, and Tracy Hardin and Eli Brown are the top senior skiers in the 2012 Michigan Cup cross country ski race series.

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Two Black Mountain Classic Rookies’ adventure from the snomageddon
Two Black Mountain Classic Rookies’ adventure from the snomageddon

Two Black Mountain Classic Rookies’ adventure from the snomageddon

3/6/2012 - By Blair Zordell

We got back on the road by 6:15, and by then the road north was a different animal! Single lane traffic, 3 slide-offs between Grayling and Indian River.

Yankus and Wagar take snowy Boyne Highlands Freestyle
Yankus and Wagar take snowy Boyne Highlands Freestyle

Yankus and Wagar take snowy Boyne Highlands Freestyle

3/6/2012 - By Mike Muha

Daniel Yankus skied away from the field to win the last Michigan Cup individual race of the season. Ann Wagar was the top women.

A few photos from the Black Mountain Classic
A few photos from the Black Mountain Classic

A few photos from the Black Mountain Classic

3/5/2012 - By Jim Meyer, Sr.

Five photos with captions from Jim Meyer, Sr.

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Brown and Harden win Black Mountain Classic
Brown and Harden win Black Mountain Classic

Brown and Harden win Black Mountain Classic

3/5/2012 - By Mike Muha

Eli Brown and Tracy Hardin pulled away from their rivals to easily win the Black Mountain 31K Classic.

2012 A Race Odyssey: Black Mountain Classic survives Snowmageddon

3/4/2012 - By Denny Paull

It started with a 6:00 AM phone call from Jim Meyer, who with his partner Nick Johnson, had started at 1:00 AM and had just then completed one full loop of the race course...without pulling a grooming device!

Black Mountain Classic start postponed to NOON

3/3/2012 - By Tracy Hardin

Due to huge amounts of snow and wind, the Black Mtn classic is delayed until noon.

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