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Traverse Nordic rises to capture Brumbaugh Cup
Traverse Nordic rises to capture Brumbaugh Cup

Traverse Nordic rises to capture Brumbaugh Cup

3/25/2009 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Traverse Nordic Ski Team is the 2009 winner of the Brumbaugh Cup. They narrowly beat out Hanson Hills/Cross Country Ski Shop by 2 points.

Michigan Cup Corrections

3/25/2009 - By Ken Dawson

Corrections to the High School Championships and Joel Moore's age class. Any other corrections?

Arne Borgnes finishes third in class in the Birkebeinerrennet

3/24/2009 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Local Michigan Cup racer Arne Borgnes finished third in class in the Birkebeinerrennet (Norwegian Birkie) with a time of 4:47:05, just 46 seconds out of the silver.

www.cross-country-ski.com
Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays: Third leg
Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays: Third leg

Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays: Third leg

3/24/2009 - By Mike Muha

Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays , mostly of the third leg and some candid photos.

Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays: Awards Ceremony
Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays: Awards Ceremony

Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays: Awards Ceremony

3/23/2009 - By Jim Pryor

Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays award ceremony, including photos of the Michigan Cup and Brumbaugh Cup winners.

Relay team members

3/23/2009 - By Bob Frye

Here are the complete Michigan Cup Relay results that include the names of individuals on each team (but not individual times).

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Traverse Nordic tops Michigan Cup Relay results
Traverse Nordic tops Michigan Cup Relay results

Traverse Nordic tops Michigan Cup Relay results

3/20/2009 - By Mike Muha

Fifty-five teams competed under beautiful sunny skies and a great snow for the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Roscommon.

Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays: Transition area
Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays: Transition area

Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays: Transition area

3/18/2009 - By Mike Muha

After I finished the second leg of the relay, I picked up the camera and started taking photos around the transition area - a lot of photos...

XCHQ wins Michigan Cup; Brumabugh Cup goes to Travserse City

3/16/2009 - By Mike Muha

The Cross Country Ski Headquarters won the Michigan Cup for the third year in a row - their fourth win since 2004. In a surprise to many, Traverse City Nordic took the Brumbaugh Cup for the most powerful team on the 2009 Michigan Cup circuit.

www.skinordic.org
Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays: First leg
Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays: First leg

Photos from the 2009 Michigan Cup Relays: First leg

3/16/2009 - By Mike Muha

Here are photos from the first couple of kilometers of the first, classic, leg of the Michigan Cup Relays at the Cross Country Ski Headquarters, the last Michigan Cup race (and party) of the season.

Fight to the finish!

3/13/2009 - By Ken Dawson

Just as the once great horse handicapper predicted the favorite is leading the race down the backstretch but the race is far from over.  Will HH/CCSS have enough in the tank to pull out a victory?  

Wax recommendations for this weekend's races

3/13/2009 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the weekend's Michigan Cup (and other) races. Check back for updates!

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