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Michigan Cup Relays: Team points
Michigan Cup Relays: Team points

Michigan Cup Relays: Team points

3/8/2011 - By Ernie Burmbaug

Here are the points earned by each team at the Michigan Cup Relays, including the average points per each relay team.

Michigan Cup Relays has best snow ever

3/7/2011 - By Bob Frye

The Michigan Cup Relays had the best snow conditions ever, with inches of fresh packed powder replacing the traditional spring hard pack.

Michigan Cup Relays - Pre-Start Meeting: It's all about Traverse City
Michigan Cup Relays - Pre-Start Meeting: It's all about Traverse City

Michigan Cup Relays - Pre-Start Meeting: It's all about Traverse City

3/7/2011 - By Mike Muha

This is what all pre-race meetings should be like! Feel the energy of the racers!

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Weekend wax recommendations
Weekend wax recommendations

Weekend wax recommendations

3/4/2011 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Wax recommendations from Toko, Fast Wax and Swix (Solda coming soon?) for this weekend's races: REI Frosty Freestyle Finale and the Michigan Cup Relays.

REI Frosty Freestyle Finale set for March 5
REI Frosty Freestyle Finale set for March 5

REI Frosty Freestyle Finale set for March 5

3/2/2011 - By Mike Muha

Race the REI Frosty Freestyle Finale on Saturday!. If you don't have five races in yet - the max number that can be used for points in the Michigan Cup, this is your chance to move up the individual standings AND add to your team's points.

Vasa Ski Club takes commanding lead
Vasa Ski Club takes commanding lead

Vasa Ski Club takes commanding lead

3/1/2011 - By Ken Dawson

The Vasa Ski Club has a commanding lead over the Cross Country Ski Headquarters in the Michigan Cup Team Standings. But third place is still up for grabs.

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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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