Upcoming Events

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Highlights

Finn Sisu: Vakava Masters Fall/Winter Program

September 13, 2021
Finn Sisu is offering Fall/Winter Masters Ski training again this season. Dryland sessions begin Oct 28th, classes are limited in size due to COVID so sign up soon!

CXC Center Begins Initial Phase

September 7, 2021
Through a partnership with the City of Middleton, the Central Cross Country Skiing Inc (CXC) has officially launched the development of the CXC Outdoor Recreation & Sports Center on land just north of Pleasant View Golf Course. The initial development phase will include an access driveway connecting the Center to Highway 14 from Schwartz Road, as well as a parking lot and trail development, with plans to lighting and snowmaking infrastructure for this winter.

Yellowstone Ski Festival Clinic Registration Now Open

September 3, 2021
Registration is now open for the West Yellowstone Fall Training Camp, part of the huge Yellowstone Ski Festival, Nov 23-27th. Offerings including everything from 1-day classic technique to 5-day skate and classic technique for performance.

Endurance United Junior Race Support Info Meeting, Sep 15th

September 3, 2021
Endurance United will be hosting an informational meeting via zoom regarding their current plans for winter race support for the CXC Junior Cup series, Wednesday evening, Sept 15th.

Three Rivers Fall Dryland Training Programs

August 31, 2021
Three Rivers is holding adult dryland training groups at French and Hyland Parks this fall. The programs fire up by mid-September, so get signed up today!

2021 MNSA Lifetime Achievement Awards

August 29, 2021
The Minnnesota Nordic Ski Association (MNSA) announces the Lifetime Achievement award winners for 2021: David Paulson and Mark Helmer! Read up on these Nordic heroes as well as the high school, collegiate and biathlon achievers in the Lifetime Achievement program.

Pioneer Midwest: Rollerski Clinic Saturday

July 11, 2021
Pioneer Midwest is offering a free rollerski clinic this Saturday, July 17th, designed for those looking to get started in this fun, training sport. The clinic will be held at the Elm Creek beach lower parking lot, providing a gentle terrain to work on drills and technique. Rollerskis can providing upon request.

NNF Online Auction

July 5, 2021
National Nordic Foundation's Online Auction is running July 5th thru July 16th, with dozens of great items! The auction is NNF's signature summer fundraiser helping to support junior athletes attend Regional Elite Camps and other summer projects.

Gear West Triathlon Aug 1st

June 5, 2021
Gear West's big summer triathlon is coming up on August 1st. The event features Olympic, long distance, and a new aqua-bike category. Compete solo or as a team. Based out of Lake Rebecca Park, just west of the Twin Cities.

Gear West: Spring Scamper Training Run Jun 5th

May 29, 2021
Gear West is offered a supported training run to help you with your half or full marathon goals. Come out Saturday, Jun 5th, and take on 13 mile or 20 mile courses with aid stations and start/finish at Gear West.

Gear West Rollerski Intro Session May 8th

May 2, 2021
Gear West is offering a demo and question/answer session on Saturday, May 8th with two time slots available. Learn about rollerski types, benefits, and all the equipment you need.

CXC Spring Congress this Saturday

April 14, 2021
CXC Spring Congress will be held this Saturday, April 17th, as a virtual event via Zoom video conferencing. The agenda will cover a wide range of topics including new coaching certification programs, a Midwest Elite Team, JNQ formats and schedules, Junior Nationals planning, and much more. The sessions are open to all, no cost involved.

Loppet Programming and Events

April 6, 2021
The Loppet Foundation has updated their huge lineup of spring and summer training programs and special events. Find details on Adventure camp, Loppet Cycle Works, Run365, Loppet Nordic Racing, and Trail Kids program as well as a few articles and updates.

Endurance United Summer Training Programs Open

March 31, 2021
Endurance United has opened registration for their year-round adult training as well as summer juniors and youth skiwerx programs.

LNR Spring Strength Training

March 27, 2021
Registration is open for LNR Adult Strength Spring Session, April 12th – June 10th. The class primarily focuses on building a solid base for Nordic skiing utilizing body weight movements, barbells, kettle bells, free weights and plyometrics. Most sessions start with movement mechanics, utilizing stairs, hurdles and agility ladders to focus on improving running/movement patterns.

Chinese Taipei Ski Association

March 24, 2021
Mark Parman follows up on a previous article where we featured a Taiwanese native participating in a number of Midwest racings with a much more detailed look at the Chinese Taipei Ski Association, the official body representing Nordic skiing in Taiwan.