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Great Merchandise Still Available!

The weather didn’t exactly cooperate last weekend, and as a result, our merchandise sales were down.  That means we still have lots of great items available!  If you couldn’t get to the YMCA to shop, how about helping us out … Continue reading

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It takes hundreds of volunteers to put on our 3 races. Every role is essential to the success of the race. We appreciate each and every one of you. Thank you for your time and your commitment to making each … Continue reading

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Jack Pine 30 – Results

Results from the Jack Pine 30 – February 14, 2015 Place Bib # Name Hometown Start Time in Gwinn Time Crossed Finish Line Elapsed Time 1 9 Al­-Jo Thiart Magnusson Racing 10:16 a​.m. 12:49 PM 2:33:53 2 8 Gerhardt Thiart … Continue reading

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Mike Bestgen in Blue Cross Article

Mike Bestgen, who is running the Midnight Run this year, was interviewed by Blue Cross Blue Shield for an article on this weekend’s races.  You can read the interview here.  Thanks, Mike, for being such a great ambassador for our … Continue reading

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Message from Jeffrey Mann

Although Jeffrey Mann was unable to be here this weekend he sent this greeting that will be read at the Musher banquet Thursday night. Hello old friends and new in the grand Up200 community. How on earth did 25 years … Continue reading

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You can listen to the ham radio transmissions during the race – just click the “Listen to the Race” link at the right.  You can also follow the race on the internet at, which will stream video and audio … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

Check out these fun facts about the UP200 and Midnight Run!  Included is a great skunk-stink removal recipe, and all sorts of interesting trivia from the last 25 years.

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Visit the NMU Hospitality Tent

Stop in at the heated NMU Hospitality Tent (click here for flyer) on the corner of Washington and Fourth Street, in the UP Health Plan Parking Lot, from 6-9pm on Friday. Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies from Babycakes Muffin Company … Continue reading

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Open until 10:30pm on Friday the 14th – Come watch the teams go by at the Marquette Welcome Center on US-41! Enjoy a hot chocolate, coffee, pizza, cheese snacks, and cookies. This is a prime place to watch the teams … Continue reading

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Join the fun at Lakenenland – Friday night of the race starting at 6:00 pm – for a canoe ride by sled, hot chocolate & coffee to warm up, watch the mushers pass by, and enjoy the Fun Fire. On … Continue reading

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February 12th-16th

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