Michigan Cup Relays at Cross Country Ski Headquarters – A Michigan Cup Relay Race with 3 skiers per team: 2 legs freestyle, one leg classic; approx 8 km per leg for freestyle and classic. Registration starts at 9:30am. Relays start at 11am. Entry Fee is $20 per racer. All entrees score Team Points. If you […]
Cross Country Ski Headquarters will sponsor a Junior Girls & Boys 8K Pursuit race. Skiers will classic ski the first 1/2 of the race then ski freestyle the 2nd 1/2 of the race. Registration begins at 10am on Sunday, and we will shoot for an 11am start. This is a Michigan Cup Junior Race. Medals […]
Canoe marathon entries exceed last year’s record field – A record number of teams have entered the AuSable River International Canoe Marathon for the second year in a row. Teams have entered from seventeen states and three Canadian provinces. As of July 15, 2011, there are 93 teams entered. Ninety two teams participated […]
There’s a nice article by Eric Sharp at http://www.freep.com/article/20110718/SPORTS10/107180354/Eric-Sharp-Black-Bear-bike-tour-100-mile-trek about the Black Bear Bicycle Tour, held July 31. Updated 4.7.2017 – link no longer available.
Cooke and Foote Dam Notice, Per Consumers Energy and ARICM Committee: 1) Alcohol will not be allowed on Cooke and Foote Dams. If you are seen with alcohol, you will be asked to leave and/or asked to pour it out. 2) Security guards will be posted at both dams, and they will be monitoring the entrance to […]
For a great article on watching the AuSable River International Canoe Marathon, check out http://www.freep.com/article/20110711/SPORTS10/107110365/Eric-Sharp-Watching-Au-Sable-Canoe-Marathon-can-just-grueling-participating Updated 4.7.2017 – link no longer available.
North America’s Toughest Canoe Race – Organizers for the AuSable River International Canoe Marathon are well into plans for the 65th Annual Race scheduled for July 28 & 29, 2012. The AuSable River Canoe Marathon is the roughest, non-stop canoe race in North America and reported to be the toughest spectator sport in the world. […]
Enter the Black Bear Bicycle Tour! Chase the racing canoes from the Ausable Canoe Marathon to Oscoda along the AuSable River corridor on Sunday, July 31st. Only 12 stop signs in 100 miles. Ride century or split distance with another rider in the McKinley Class. Start at 8am. Phone for details (989) 370-5757. Rest stops […]
The H.U.P. Race is a spoof on the AuSable River International Canoe Marathon. H.U.P. is an abbreviation for “Hurry Up and Paddle…or SINK” Race. Each team is responsible to build their own “canoe” – out of plywood, boards, nails and duct tape. Canoes will be judged and given various awards, including “most creative design”, “Haven’t […]
It’s that time of year when visions of paddling the AuSable River Canoe Marathon creeps into the minds of the Grayling populace…but then we wake from our slumber and remember that it would kill the average Joe; so we watch and follow with great enthusiasm instead. But with the Marathon festivities comes the Annual Canoe […]