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Frosty Freestyle updates start times for tomorrow's race

1/13/2012 - By Mike Muha

We'll be racing laps on the kilometer-and-a-half loop. To reduce congestion, we are dividing the race into multiple races starting a different times.

Huron Meadows Metropark is grooming trails for ski races this weekend
Huron Meadows Metropark is grooming trails for ski races this weekend

Huron Meadows Metropark is grooming trails for ski races this weekend

1/11/2012 - By Bill Laitner

Neither Tuesday's springlike sunshine, nor temperatures above the norm all month in metro Detroit, nor gloom of rain predicted tonight will keep Adam Haberkorn from his appointed rounds -- spreading artificial snow for Saturday's ski races in Brighton.

Frosty Freestyle: The missing photos of 2011
Frosty Freestyle: The missing photos of 2011

Frosty Freestyle: The missing photos of 2011

1/11/2012 - By Mike Muha

Amazingly, we stumbled upon a zillion photos that did not make it to the web after the 2011 Frosty Freestyle. Worse, a photo galleries that was online last year didn't have the correct links pointing to it!

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Photos from the 6-Hour Relay Race at Hanson Hills
Photos from the 6-Hour Relay Race at Hanson Hills

Photos from the 6-Hour Relay Race at Hanson Hills

1/10/2012 - By Lisa Kaniewski

The event entertained 30 teams of 3 per team. Hansen Hills had trails well groomed, was a blast, fast. The nordicskiracers placed and earned metals as well as other teams...

Boyne Highlands skate race results
Boyne Highlands skate race results

Boyne Highlands skate race results

1/9/2012 - By Mike Muha

One skier called it "a fast and somewhat scary 10k race at Boyne Highlands" but at least there was snow! The race was originally set to be classic, but there was not enough snow to set a track.

GLD Junior National Qualifier update

1/9/2012 - By Nick Biac

Snow confiditions may force a relocation of the race. Fortunately, it would be nearby.

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Six-Hour Team Relay results
Six-Hour Team Relay results

Six-Hour Team Relay results

1/9/2012 - By Mike Muha

Hanson Hills managed to put on a fun 6 hour relay Saturday, despite somewhat marginal snow in spots. Fortunately, the recent storm allowed the race to run, the first since the Nordic Fest sprint race on October 22, 2011.

Weekend Racing Update
Weekend Racing Update

Weekend Racing Update

1/4/2012 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Hanson Hills 6 Hour Team Event is ready to race this Saturday; the Boyne Highlands Classic on Sunday may turn into a skate event.

WinterSonnenwende will not count for Junior points
WinterSonnenwende will not count for Junior points

WinterSonnenwende will not count for Junior points

12/13/2011 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

The new date for the WinterSonnenwende fits nicely with the Michigan Cup schedule for a number of reasons. The only negative is that it won't count as a Junior Race as it conflicts with the Michigan High School Championships.

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WinterSonnenwende rescheduled to Feb 18, 2012
WinterSonnenwende rescheduled to Feb 18, 2012

WinterSonnenwende rescheduled to Feb 18, 2012

12/13/2011 - By Chris Dandeneau

WinterSonnenwende is moving from this weekend (Dec 17) to February 18th, 2012 because of lack of snow.

WinterSonnenwende race at risk: Where's the snow?
WinterSonnenwende race at risk: Where's the snow?

WinterSonnenwende race at risk: Where's the snow?

12/9/2011 - By Chris Dandeneau

With the impending weather forecast of minimal snow, the viability of pulling off the WinterSonnenwende next weekend (December 17) decreases daily. I am hopeful, but also realistic.

WinterSonnenwende first distance race of Michigan Cup season
WinterSonnenwende first distance race of Michigan Cup season

WinterSonnenwende first distance race of Michigan Cup season

11/18/2011 - By Chris Dandeneau

The event will feature men’s & women’s 17 km Freestyle, which is a Michigan Cup points race. There is also a 7.5 km Classic race open to everyone, and a kids race.

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