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No race in Traverse City. Will Huron Meadows come through?

3/1/2011 - By Mike Muha

A replacement race for the cancelled Boyne Highlands Freestyle on the Vasa Trail has fallen through, but if the snow holds, the race could be relocated the Huron Meadows Metropark in Brighton,

Photos from the 2011 Muffin Race
Photos from the 2011 Muffin Race

Photos from the 2011 Muffin Race

3/1/2011 - By Bob Frye

Some photos from the 2011 Muffin Race held at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Higgins Lake on Sunday, February 27, 2011.

Michigan Cup Relay rules
Michigan Cup Relay rules

Michigan Cup Relay rules

2/28/2011 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Just a reminder that the Michigan Cup Relays on Sunday, March 6 count for team points and if the scores are anywhere near close they can decide the Michigan Cup. Here is a recap of the rules.

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Race to replace cancelled Highlands race?
Race to replace cancelled Highlands race?

Race to replace cancelled Highlands race?

2/28/2011 - By Curt Peterson

As everyone knows the Boyne Highlands race has been canceled for Saturday, March 5. We are trying to see if it is possible to host a race at Timber Ridge/Vasa Trail.

Pflughoeft and Bruning win Muffin Pursuit
Pflughoeft and Bruning win Muffin Pursuit

Pflughoeft and Bruning win Muffin Pursuit

2/28/2011 - By Mike Muha

A bit of new snow to freshen the trails for the 2011 Muffin Race at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Higgins Lake on Sunday, February 27. Two races were held, a 1km event for kids 12 and under, and a 4km Classic + 4km Skate Pursuit race.

Racers take revenge on Winter
Racers take revenge on Winter

Racers take revenge on Winter

2/26/2011 - By Mike Muha

Racers had a sweet time taking back the snow from Mother Nature at the Racers Revenge on Winter 12.5k Freestyle at Hanson Hills Recreation Area in Grayling, MI, this morning. Jeff Koch and Laura Web put another victory under their belts.

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View the Birkie Live!
View the Birkie Live!

View the Birkie Live!

2/25/2011 - By saqqnnjokb

Live video stream from the Birkie! The player will show a preview and history of the Birkie now, until the race is ready to start. , , , , , , , ,

Racers Revenge on Winter
Racers Revenge on Winter

Racers Revenge on Winter

2/22/2011 - By Justin Andre

Since Boyne has cancelled this weekend the MI-CUP Committee has sanctioned an alternate race to be held at Hanson Hills Recreation Area on Saturday February 26th, 2011...

Michigan Cup votes on replacement races for this weekend
Michigan Cup votes on replacement races for this weekend

Michigan Cup votes on replacement races for this weekend

2/21/2011 - By Mike Muha

The Michigan Cup Committee has received two invitations for Michigan Cup races this coming weekend.

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Cover and Wiitala win High School Sprints

2/20/2011 - By Mike Muha

Evan Cover and Ellen Wiitala won the Michigan High School Championship sprint on the Vasa Trail in Traverse City.

Williams and Wiitala win High School Championships Pursuit

2/19/2011 - By Mike Muha

Traverse City's Ross Williams was the over champion of the Michigan High School Cross Country Ski Championship Pursuit on Friday, Feb 18 on the Vasa Trail. Yoopers took all three spots in the Girls Pursuit, starting with Ellen Wittals from Marquette HS.

Boyne Mountain Cancels Freestyle Race

2/19/2011 - By Kirk K. Ikens

Due to the current state of the Boyne Mountain Cross Country Ski Trails, we have decided to cancel the upcoming XC race on the 26th of Feb. Even if we were to receive the snow that is forecast, we will still not have great conditions.

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