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Weekend wax recommendations

2/6/2009 - By Mike Muha

UPDATES! Wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix and Toko for the weekend's Michigan Cup (and other) races. Says Swix's Pete Edwards: "Looks like it will be warmer and wetter on Saturday and cooler/drier on Sunday."

Warm snow for White Pine
Warm snow for White Pine

Warm snow for White Pine

2/5/2009 - By White Pine Stampede

Wouldn't ya know it! Weather conditions begin a change just a Stampede day arrives. You should expect older snow that has been packed and groomed in an atmosphere of rising temps and quite high humidity.

Storage barn transforms to Banquet/Awards Area

2/5/2009 - By Justin Andre

I have decided to Convert our newly built Storage Barn into a Banquet/Awards Area… I am retro-fitting carpeted flooring, tables, chairs and heat into this 60x40 area.

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More photos from the Michigan Cup Marathon
More photos from the Michigan Cup Marathon

More photos from the Michigan Cup Marathon

2/4/2009 - By Kurt Peterson

Here are more photos from the Michigan Cup Marathon...

MI Cup Sprints: Champagne Edition
MI Cup Sprints: Champagne Edition

MI Cup Sprints: Champagne Edition

2/4/2009 - By Mike Muha

It's champagne for the winners - and for one lucky non-winner, plus goodies for everyone at this year's Michigan Cup Sprints.

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.

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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...

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.

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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.

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.

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