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Kates and Flynn take Hanson Hills Classic

3/3/2008 - By Mike Muha

Adam Kates of the Soo Finnish Ski Club drove down from Sault St Marie, ON to put the hurt on local Michigan skiers winning by more than three minutes. And last year's MI Cup champion Emily Flynn (NordicSkiRacer) was back on the podium with a first.,

Paull and Hardin win on home course at Black Mountain Classic

3/2/2008 - By Tom Cadwalader

Paull’s winning time of 1:47:26 was a new course record. Hardin’s time of 2:10:10 was good enough for 14th overall and 1st in her division.,

With 220 inches of snow, Great Bear Chase ready
With 220 inches of snow, Great Bear Chase ready

With 220 inches of snow, Great Bear Chase ready

2/29/2008 - By Dave Mayo-Kiely

The 28th Annual River Valley State Bank Great Bear Chase course is in great shape thanks to more than 220 inches of snow this year and the 30+ inches that are on the ground.,

Weekend wax recommendations

2/28/2008 - By Mike Muha

Swix, Toko and Fast Wax wax recommendations for this weekend's Michigan Cup races.,

UPDATE: HH/CCSS within striking distance of XCHQ.

2/28/2008 - By Ken Dawson

I made a mistake in the team points for HH/CCSS. Their net total should be 23, 997. This would put them in 2nd place and in potential striking distance of CCSH.,

Black Mountain Classic course in excellent condition

2/28/2008 - By Denny Paull

All of the preparations for the 5th annual Black Mountain Nordic Classic 34 km ski race are near complete. Groomers have been working on the trails all week and chief groomer, Jim Meyer, has reported that the trail is in excellent condition.,

HH/CCSS leads Brumbaugh Cup standings

2/28/2008 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Hanson Hills/Cross Country Ski Shop has a commanding lead in the Brumbaugh Cup, with Grand Rapids Nordic and Team NordicSkiRacer in 2nd and 3rd.,

Reminder: Hanson Hills Classic moved to this Sunday

2/27/2008 - By Justin Andre

The Hanson Hills Classic has been rescheduled for Sunday March 2, 2008 at 10:00 am.,

Headquarters continues Michigan Cup lead

2/27/2008 - By Ken Dawson

The Michigan Cup Scoring is updated through the Michigan Marathon and the only race not scored is the Muffin Race for juniors.,
Skiing the Leadville Loppet - at 10,000 feet
Skiing the Leadville Loppet - at 10,000 feet

Skiing the Leadville Loppet - at 10,000 feet

2/26/2008 - By Natalie Dawson

The Leadville Loppet: It’s not as big as the Birkie, but has its own claim to fame: It is the highest ski marathon in the country. The entire course is above 10,000 feet, and its highest point is at 11,000 feet.,

Kanaby, Patterson, Hallstrom and Brennan win Muffin Race

2/25/2008 - By Mike Muha

It was the 16th running of the Cross Country Ski Headquarters Muffin Race, a duathlon featuring a 4km classic leg followed immediately by a 4km skate leg.,

Wax recommendations for the Birkie and Muffin Race

2/22/2008 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations for the American Birkebeiner from Toko and Fast Wax, adn for the Muffin Race from Toko.,

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