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2009 Michigan Cup Marathon: The Movie(s)
2009 Michigan Cup Marathon: The Movie(s)

2009 Michigan Cup Marathon: The Movie(s)

2/3/2009 - By Bill Kaltz

Four short videos taken at around the 2 Km mark at the 2009 Michigan Cup Marathon.

Hanson Hills/Cross Country Ski Shop Sweep Weekend Races

2/3/2009 - By Ed Anderson

HH/CCSS swept the Michigan Cup Marathon on Saturday and the Hanson Hills Classic race on Sunday. When compiled with prior race results, HH/CCSS holds it's #1 position followed by Nordic Ski Racer in 2nd, then GRNST, TNSC, SS and, CCSH.

Minor White Pine computer glitch
Minor White Pine computer glitch

Minor White Pine computer glitch

2/3/2009 - By White Pine Stampede

Most of you have received your registration confirmation cards, or will soon. The card may be inaccurate. Initially the computer placed everyone in the Freestyle category even if you registered Classic. It's been fixed...

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Friday night Toko Wax clinic at White Pine Stampede
Friday night Toko Wax clinic at White Pine Stampede

Friday night Toko Wax clinic at White Pine Stampede

2/3/2009 - By White Pine Stampede

A Toko wax clinic and pasta dinner special highlight Friday night, the evening before the White Pine Stampede. And if you want to change distances, now's the time.

Mucho photos from 2009 Michigan Cup Marathon
Mucho photos from 2009 Michigan Cup Marathon

Mucho photos from 2009 Michigan Cup Marathon

2/2/2009 - By Mike Muha

One upside to dropping out in the middle of the race: I got to take lots of photos, including the men and women finishers!

Paull and Hardin win Hanson Hills Classic

2/2/2009 - By Mike Muha

Denny Paul and Tracy Hardin won the Hanson Hills Classic senior 12 km race. Brendan Baic and Kaitlyn Patterson each won their second junior race of the weekend.

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Mclean and Wichem win Michigan Cup Marathon
Mclean and Wichem win Michigan Cup Marathon

Mclean and Wichem win Michigan Cup Marathon

2/2/2009 - By Mike Muha

Grand Rapids Nordic’s Dave Mclean once again soundly thumped the competition by winning the Michigan Cup Marathon 30K in 18:58. In the women’s 15 Km, Amy Wichem won easily in 46:02.

Traverse City Time Trial results for Jan 28

1/31/2009 - By Mark Esper

Raymond Innis had the fastest time of the day, followed by Andy Rocky. Fastest senior women was Susan Vigland; fastest Junior Girl ? Maria Frick.

Weekend wax recommendations

1/29/2009 - By Mike Muha

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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HH/CCSS lead but NSR gains in Team Results

1/28/2009 - By Mike Muha

Grand Rapids Nordic led in the Noque in overall points, followed by Strait Striders and HH/CCSS. In the overall competion, NSR moves to number 2 position.

Wax Recommendations for TC Sprints, Jan 28

1/26/2009 - By Pete Edwards

Swix Traverse City Sprint wax recommendation for this Wednesday's sprint race.

White Pine Stampede: Over 100 inches of snow and counting
White Pine Stampede: Over 100 inches of snow and counting

White Pine Stampede: Over 100 inches of snow and counting

1/26/2009 - By White Pine Stampede

Snow continues to fall, and well over 100 inches has coated the Stampede track so far. Mother Nature has provided two good spells of warmer air and a little rain to make the base nearly bullet-proof. The 10 day forecast keeps us cold.

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