Michigan Tech Pre-Nationals CXC Cup and CCSA Invite

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December 17-18, 2022
Michigan Tech Nordic Training Center - Houghton, Michigan

Saturday, December 17 - 5k/10k Freestyle Interval Start
Sunday, December 18 - Classic Sprint

Anabel Needham racing

About the Event

Join us December 17-18 for a Junior National Qualifier for the Great Lakes and Midwest Divisions, a collegiate CCSA invitational, and the pre-US national championship race. The weekend includes a freestyle interval start race on Saturday and a classic sprint on Sunday.


Register at the CXC website.

Friday, December 16, 2022

9:30 am - Interval start race course marked and groomed for race preview

5:30 pm - Coaches meeting

Saturday, December 17, 2022

10:00 am - Freestyle interval start

Sunday, December 18, 2022

9:00 am - Classic Sprint qualifying

Waxing and Facilities

Fluorcarbons: Per U.S. Ski and Snowboard policy fluorcarbon waxes are not permitted.

Waxing facilities:

  • Wax rooms are available at the Systems Control Wax Center at the Michigan Tech Nordic Training Center. to reserve space, email Tom Monahan Smith (thjsmith@mtu.edu) with your team name and roster size.
  • Team trailers will be provided assigned venue parking and power access. Email Tom Monahan Smith (thjsmith@mtu.edu) to reserve a spot for your trailer.

Warming space and showers: Skiers have access to the Michigan Tech Student Development Complex, a short walk from the trails, including showers and locker rooms (bring your own towel).

Contact Information

Tom Smith, co-race director
Michigan Tech Head Coach
(906) 487-2986
Joel Isaacson, co-race director
Associate Athletic Director, Michigan Tech
(906) 487-1915