Upcoming Events

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Highlights

NewYellowstone Ski Festival Clinics

October 4, 2022
Come and join the professional coaching staff to get a “jump start” on your 2022 - 2023 ski season during the Yellowstone Ski Festival, November 22-26, 2022. Offerings including everything from 1-day classic and skate technique to 5-day skate and classic technique for performance.

Women Ski Coaches Association Launches GearUP Program

October 2, 2022
From Oct 1st - 14th, the Women Ski Coaches Association will be accepting applications for their new GearUP program. The program is designed to help reduce barriers for women ski coaches by partnering women coaches with an equipment brand rep to outfit them with gear, provide brand specific knowledge, and create industry connections. Women with any level of experience currently coaching at the middle school level or above are encouraged to apply.

Loppet Winter Programming Registration and Ski Passes Now Available

October 1, 2022
Starting Oct 1st, registration for Loppet programs and season ski passes is officially live! There is programming for juniors and adults of all skill levels in biking, skiing, yoga and more.

Soldier Hollow Masters XC & BIA Camp

September 26, 2022
Soldier Hollow's Schutzenski Festival is just two weeks out, and one of the many highlights of the festival is a masters altitude training camp lead by coach Bill Pierce. The camp will offer cross country and biathlon training sessions in the mornings and afternoons of Oct 11th - 13th, along with opportunities to hear from other top coaches and athletes and an evening spent dining out in Midway. Registrants will also receive training passes and race entries for cross country and biathlon events.

Soldier Hollow Schutzenski Festival

September 18, 2022
Entering it's second year, the annual Schutzenski Festival will be held at Soldier Hollow in Midway, UT from Oct 10th - 16th. The festival will feature training opportunities for developing and elite level cross country and biathlon athletes such as races and clinics, in addition to meet and greets, a vendor village with the latest and greatest equipment, and great food and drink from local establishments.

CXC "Up North" Technique Clinics

September 14, 2022
From Sept 23rd - 25th CXC will be offering a series of masters clinics focused on improving technique and becoming a better skier. Held in Cable, WI, the clinics will also be a great occasion to enjoy the nature in northern Wisconsin, and proceeds from the clinics will go towards supporting CXC's essential programming in the Central Region.

Yellowstone Ski Festival Clinic Registration Now Open

September 14, 2022
Come and join the professional coaching staff to get a “jump start” on your 2022 - 2023 ski season during the Yellowstone Ski Festival, November 22-26, 2022. Offerings including everything from 1-day classic and skate technique to 5-day skate and classic technique for performance.

Mora Bike Tour Sept 17th

September 11, 2022
This Saturday marks the 42nd running of the Mora Bike Tour, part of the Mora Classic Series. Starting and finishing at the Vasaloppet Nordic Center, there are two distances to choose from: a 25-mile and a 50-mile tour, both of which roll out at 8am. This year's event also features a new course and the return of the on-site biker's lunch. Online registration will be open through the morning of the tour, although registration fees will be increasing starting Sept 15th.

NNF Athlete Grants Program Now Open

August 26, 2022
National Nordic Foundation's (NNF) Athlete Grant program is accepting applications for the upcoming season. The NNF Athlete Support Grant is designed to boost committed athletes who show potential for international racing success but might be in need of financial support beyond the typical pillar projects. Application deadline is Sept 15th.

Endurance Adventures: Masters Strength Clinic Aug 22nd

August 9, 2022
Desire to get stronger for the upcoming ski season? Check out the free strength, plyometrics and balance clinic on Monday, Aug 22nd, sponsored by Endurance Adventures. The clinic will be led by local Olympian Brian Gregg and coach Kim Rudd.

Loppet Fall Training Programs Registration Opens

August 4, 2022
Loppet fall training programs registration opens Friday, August 5th, at 9 am. There is programming for juniors and adults of all skill level for biking, skiing, yoga and more!

Endurance Adventures: Silverstar/Sovereign Lake Trip Price Hike

July 26, 2022
Endurance Adventures is offering three unique Nordic ski trips to Canada, Washington and Alaska this coming 2022/23 winter season. Save $100 on the Silverstar and Sovereign Lake, Canada Ski Trip, Dec. 6-12 by registering for the early bird price until July 31st.

Lumi Experiences: Ready for a Tour de France on Skis?

July 22, 2022
Garrott Kuzzy recaps the Lumi Experiences trip to the Transju' Worldloppet in France last winter. Book by July 31 and save $200 on the trip this winter!

Finn Sisu: Rollerski Clinic with Michaela Keller-Miller this Saturday

July 20, 2022
Finn Sisu and Midwest native Michaela Keller-Miller are teaming up to offer a free skate rollerski clinic for intermediate to advanced skiers this Saturday, July 23rd, from 8 to 10 am at Long Lake Regional Park. The clinic will cover various coordination and stability exercises, as well as technique drills, after which Michaela will stick around to answer questions about rollerskiing and skiing in general. There will here will also be a raffle including some Marwe products, so be sure to not miss out!

CXC Citizen Technique Training Camp

July 15, 2022
CXC will be hosting a masters/citizen technique training camp, August 26-28, in Cable, Wisconsin. The camp is open to skiers of all ages and ability levels who are looking to improve technique and become a better skier.

Endurance Adventures Clinic and Trip Presentation

July 11, 2022
Come for a free pole hike/bounding clinic with Olympian Brian Gregg and coach Kim Rudd on Thursday, July 21st! Following the outdoor clinic the group will head inside for a post workout appetizers/beverages and hear a presentation on the upcoming Endurance Adventures 2022/23 Trips.

CXC Announces Tony Wise Lifetime Achievement Award: Nancy Bauer

July 10, 2022
The Tony Wise Lifetime Achievement Award goes to an individual who has demonstrated a lifetime commitment to the sport: Nancy Bauer. Bauer has worked and volunteered with numerous organizations including the Hayward Middle and High School, Minneapolis Ski Club, Nordic Kids, the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation, Ski and Tea and many more. as well as a member of the Minnesota State High School Nordic Ski Coaches Association Hall of Fame, a former president of CXC and the Minnesota Coaches Association.

CXC Announces Wayne Fish Volunteer Service Award: Scott Putman

July 4, 2022
The Wayne Fish Volunteer of the Year Award goes to “the heart and soul of Wisconsin skiing,” Scott Putman. Scott spearheads one of the most active clubs in Wisconsin, the Ashwaubenon Nordic Ski Team (ANST), is the chair of the Great Lakes Division Junior Subcommittee, and is an outspoken advocate for Wisconsin representation on the national ski scene.

CXC John Hugus Community Leadership Award: Mike Abbott

June 26, 2022
The 2022 John Hugus Leadership Award winner is Mike Abbott, of the Michigan Technological University (MTU) community. Abbott was one of the pioneers of the project that brought 60k of beautiful MTU trails and facilities into existence, and has been integrated in all aspects of sport development, implementation, and accessibility at MTU.

Health Roundup

June 7, 2022
Fastpacking - Never heard of fastpacking?   Combine trail running and backpacking.
Fitness Myths - Take this quiz on fitness myths.
Best Time - A new study looks at the best time of day to exercise, with some surprisingly differences for men versus women.
Whey Old? - Does protein powder help with aging muscles?
WADA Updates - Pay attention to new additions and changes to the doping list, including new limits on albuterol (inhaler).
Joy Workout - NYTimes posted a video highlighting six moves to improve your mood.

Endurance United Summer Juniors Starts June 13th

May 22, 2022
Endurance United summer junior training programs fire up Monday, June 13th. Skiwerx programs will start the following Monday. Registration is still available.

Training Presentation and Summer LNR and Loppet Run Programs

May 16, 2022
Loppet Sport Director Piotr Bednarski will give an endurance training presentation next Monday evening, May 23rd at the Trailhead. Joining Bednarski will be 1500m World Champion Abdi Bile. Presentation will cover differences between junior and adult training, with examples for xc skiing, running and cycling. Plus check out their wide array of summer training programs.

LNR Summer Training Info Meeting May12th

May 10, 2022
Loppet Nordic Racing will hold an information meeting this Thursday evening, May 12th at the Trailhead. Find out the latest on LNR summer programs and camps. There is also a Zoom meeting link.

Haig Glacier On Snow Trip

May 6, 2022
Join coach and World Cup athlete Matt Liebsch for a week of summer skiing (and hiking) on Haig Glacier in the Canadian Rockies. This year's trip is scheduled for Aug 23-28. Save on fees by registering before June 15th.

Kevin Bolger Welcome Home Celebration, May 4th

April 20, 2022
On Wednesday, May 4th, Minocqua local and Lakeland Nordic Ski Team alumni, Kevin Bolger will be coming home to Minocqua. There will be a gathering at the Minocqua Chamber of Commerce that evening, with everyone encouraged to come out and celebrate a great season.