Archives 2022

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.


May 22, 2022
Loppet LEMONS is Loppet Nordic Racing's year-round adult training team, and they who are looking to add members. Join them Monday evening, May 23rd, for an informational meeting on Loppet training.

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.