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UPCROSS 2015

Posted by Bobkie on October 5, 2015

source: www.upcross.net

2015 RACE SCHEDULE
Sunday, diagnosis September 13: Farmcross – Republic, rx MI
Sunday, October 11: Fit Strip – Marquette, MI
Saturday, October 17 & Sunday, October 18: Keweenaw Cup – Copper Harbor, MI*
Sunday, October 25: Ponycross – Negaunee Township, MI
Sunday, November 1: River Park (Kaufman Sports Complex) – Marquette, MI
Saturday, November 14: Al Quaal – Ishpeming, MI
Sunday, November 15: Old Towne – Negaunee, MI
Saturday, December 5: U.P. Cyclocross Championship – Marquette County, MI
RACE START TIMES*
Women’s B, Men C: 1 p.m.,

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Marquette MTB Enduro, Oct. 4

Posted by Bobkie on September 27, 2015

source: www.marqutteenduro.com

This is the final Enduro leg of the Lake Superior Gravity Series. Series winners will be announced at the post-race award ceremony. Note: Only the ‘Open’ category will count toward LSGS standings.

Racers will be given assigned start times for each stage of the Marquette Enduro. Racers who pre-register will be assigned preferred start times based on their past 2015 LSGS enduro series performances. For those racers who register on-site, seeding will be given on a first come basis and

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Marji Gesick, Sept. 26

Posted by Bobkie on September 14, 2015

From: Marji Gesick website

Marji Gesick 100 & Marji Gesick 50

We anticipate the race will climb a minimum of 10, find 000 feet as riders make their way from North Marquette to Ishpeming. Realistically the total elevation gain could top 11,000 feet. When you hear someone say “It’s all uphill” – they’re not joking!

Now lets talk about the good news. For individuals willing to take on the challenge of the Marji Gesick 100 it’s going to be a memorable day riding

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Copper Harbor Trails Festival, Sept. 4-6

Posted by Bobkie on August 19, 2015

source: www.copperharbortrails.org 

EVENT DESCRIPTIONS

ENDURO (LAKE SUPERIOR GRAVITY SERIES EVENT)

MTB enduro is a relatively new mountain bike race format which takes some inspiration from both car rally and motorbike enduro racing. It is a stage-race format where the winner is the rider who accumulates the lowest combined time from the various timed sections. The Trails Fest enduro conists of either 2 (short enduro) or 4 (long enduro) timed “special” stages which take place on technically demanding, generally descending terrain. These special stages

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Great Deer Chase, August 15

Posted by Bobkie on August 9, 2015

source: greatdeerchase.org

The Aspirus Great Deer Chase showcases the Swedetown Recreation Area summer trail system. Proceeds support the continued creation and maintenance of mountain bike trails at Swedetown as well as a bike park near the Village of Calumet.

Please note start times and location for 2015:
The 15- and 30-mile races will start at 11 a.m EST at the North end of 5th Street.
Youth race will start at 9 a.m. EST

The 15- and 30-mile (no lap) races start at 11 a.m. EST

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Posted by Bobkie on July 29, 2015

source: www.oretoshore.com

Course Descriptions

HARD ROCK

48 Mile Race – Mass Start at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)

The course traverses some of the most scenic terrain available in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The 48 mile race starts in downtown Negaunee, cialis which is the “birthplace” of iron ore in Michigan. The first mile will be a roll-out on pavement, mind and then the race will hit the dirt as you make your way to Ishpeming. There you will detour through downtown

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12-Hour MTU Ronde, July 25

Posted by Bobkie on July 22, 2015

source: www.mturonde.org

A 12-hour (or 6-hour) mutli-lap or “ronde” mountain bike race around the Michigan Tech trail system with a celebratory atmosphere. Get a team together or come as a solo rider; either way join us for a “Rondevous.”

When: Saturday, clinic July 25, recipe 2015. 9:30 am.

Where: Michigan Tech Trails (Sharon Ave., case Houghton, Michigan)

Registration: $50

Day-of-race registration and bib pick-up: 8:00 – 9:00 am at the trailhead

Course: Moderately challenging but safe terrain entirely on trails with double track,

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Red Earth Classic July 18 & 19

Posted by Bobkie on July 13, 2015

Race Info (source Red Earth Classic website)

**Friday, viagra 40mg July 17th, 2015**

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm : Registration and Packet Pick-up (Union Station Depot)
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm : Ishpeming Lions Club Spaghetti Feed at Union Station Depot – Negaunee

**Saturday, July 18th, 2015**

7:00 am – 11:30 am : Race Day Registration (Starting Line Tent)
9:00 am – 9:30 am : Volunteer Check-In (Volunteer Tent Jackson Mine Park)
9:30 am : Volunteer Safety Meeting (Volunteer Tent Jackson Mine Park)
10:00

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Miner’s Revenge July 11

Posted by Bobkie on June 30, 2015

source: Miner’s Revenge website
Race Details

What:
Expert Men 4 laps/24miles

Expert Women: 3 laps/18 miles

Sport Men: 2 laps/12miles

Sport Women: 2 laps/12miles

Juniors (17 and under): 2 laps/12miles

DH race is 2 shuttled runs

When:
Saturday July 11th, 2015; DH race starts at 12pm Noon and goes until all racers have completed two runs. Runs are shuttled and pre-rides will be allowed any time before the race.

Cross country race starts at 5 pm for the long race (expert) and 5:10 pm for the short race (sport). Preride for

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Marquette Trails Festival, June 26-28

Posted by Bobkie on June 18, 2015

Source: www.marquettetrailsfest.com 

Join the celebration of Marquette’s trails June 26th – 28th, 2015.

Whether you bike, run, or hike; come out, have a good time, and help raise funds for your community trails. Proceeds from this event go to the NTN singletrack trail building.

Schedule of Events

Friday – June 26th
4:30pm Registration at Marquette Mountain
5:30pm MTB Dual Slalom – Kids
6:30pm MTB Dual Slalom – Adult
6:30pm NCT Guided Hike
8:30pm Bonfire, s’mores and hotdogs at Marquette Mountain (free)
9:00pm unReal Mountain Bike Film Premiere

Saturday – June 27th
7:00am

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