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Boyne Races CANCELLED!

3/12/2010 - By Gary Day

After last nights rain and low temps in the 40's overnite, we have been forced to cancel the races. We still have a good base, however, it is much too soft to put grooming equipment on the trails.

Wax recommendations for the weekend's races

3/11/2010 - By Mike Muha

Weekend wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix, and Toko. Check back for updates.

Headquarters in narrow lead over HHCCSS and Vasa Club
Headquarters in narrow lead over HHCCSS and Vasa Club

Headquarters in narrow lead over HHCCSS and Vasa Club

3/11/2010 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

A very narrow margin separates the Cross Country Ski Headquarters from Hanson Hills/Cross Country Ski Shop and from the Vasa Ski CLub in the overall Michigan Cup team standings trhough the Black Mountain Classic.

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Tight race for Senior Men and Senior Women
Tight race for Senior Men and Senior Women

Tight race for Senior Men and Senior Women

3/11/2010 - By Ken Dawson

Only four points separate the top three Senior Men, and the second and third place Senior Women are tied. See the full individual results through Balck Mountain.

Boyne Races still on; Relay races may relocate
Boyne Races still on; Relay races may relocate

Boyne Races still on; Relay races may relocate

3/11/2010 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Gary at Boyne Highlands said they would be making a call about this weekend's freestyle and classic races on Friday. The course may be altered but right now they still have good coverage.

Black Mountain – Defending the Classic Tradition

3/9/2010 - By Ken Dawson

There was a brief moment at Black Mountain on Saturday where I too took the liberty to get a little over zealous in my classic technique and someone brought it to my attention. As it was a violation of the rules, I am going to disqualify myself.

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More photos: Black Mountain 31K Classic
More photos: Black Mountain 31K Classic

More photos: Black Mountain 31K Classic

3/8/2010 - By Carole Mueller-Brumbaugh

More photos of the Black Mountain 31K Classic cross country ski race, out on the course.

Photos: Black Mountain 31K Classic
Photos: Black Mountain 31K Classic

Photos: Black Mountain 31K Classic

3/8/2010 - By Mike Muha

Photos from the last kilometer of the Black Mountain 31K Classic on March 6, 2010.

2010 Black Mountain 10K Freestyle: Video of the start
2010 Black Mountain 10K Freestyle: Video of the start

2010 Black Mountain 10K Freestyle: Video of the start

3/8/2010 - By Mike Muha

Video of the start of the 2010 Black Mountain 10K Freestyle race.

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Maclean and Hardin take Black Mountain Classic
Maclean and Hardin take Black Mountain Classic

Maclean and Hardin take Black Mountain Classic

3/7/2010 - By Mike Muha

Waxing and ski selection played its roll in Saturday's Black Mountain 31K Classic. With day temperatures well above freezing most of the preceding week, everyone expected klister conditions.

Wax recommendations for Black Mountain

3/4/2010 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations have started rolling in - check back for updates.

Excellent snow coverage for Black Mountain Classic

3/4/2010 - By Denny Paull

Excellent snow coverage remains at Black Mountain and should be expected for the 7th annual Black Mountain Nordic Classic 31 km classic and 10 km freestyle/tour scheduled for this Saturday March 6th.

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