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Course improvements and updates

Newsletter #3 is available!  This is a big one folks…quite a few course improvements and updates to cover for this January.  Click here or visit the Archived E-newsletter tab for details.

Newsletter #2 is available!  Read up on the 50K wave changes.  Click here or visit the Archived E-newsletter tab. See you out on the trails!

Trail reports and updates will be provided periodically through the Fall and Winter.  Course/trail reports will become more regular as race weekend approaches and course conditions become important to monitor.  Until then, stay up to date on all of the important race information here on the website, on the social media channels, and the Noque […]

Event Announcements and Reminders – Friday, January 27th 2017

Race registration, race packet and bib pick-up, and ski expo will be from 5:30 pm until 10:00 pm tonight at the NMU Superior Dome Please bring ID to packet pick-up. All skiers will need to sign a waiver at bib pick up.   Full details on race changes and bus schedules will be available at […]

Important Race Information – Courses and Schedule Finalized

The UPHS Noquemanon Ski Marathon’s goal is to provide a safe, quality, and fun course for all racers. Due to forces outside of our control (weather, snow conditions, etc) there have been decisions made regarding course start and finish locations as well as timing.  We strongly feel that all changes made allows us to provide […]

Course update 1/25/17

We spent most of yesterday afternoon checking out many of the potential areas of concern on the first half of the marathon course.  We found very good skiing at Al Quaal (start of the full marathon).  Good snow depth throughout the west end of the course (6-9 inches of snow depth), but very soft and […]

Trail Report 1/24/17

Please note – course conditions have been changing rapidly.  Stay up to date here on and the race facebook page.  Currently registered racers may also receive e-mails regarding course changes. Temperatures continued to be warm yesterday and will be above freezing today until below freezing temperatures are expected for the rest of the week.  Yesterday’s […]

Trail Report 1/23/17

We seemed to have made it through the warm-rainy weekend.  Temperatures are expected to drop modestly over the course of the week with freezing at night.  The entire course was reviewed on Sunday and we have determined that the snow has held up quite well over the majority of the course.  However, we have lost […]

Trail Report 1/22/17

Some course checking occurred today.  We are encouraging skiers to stay off the trails at this time to prevent damage to the race course.  IF freezing temperatures return any ruts that are made will freeze and create dangerous skiing conditions especially if no new snow falls this week. More concrete details will be made available […]

Trail Report 1/20/17

We have not received any new snow since our significant snowfall a week ago.  We have had warm temperatures in the high 30’s this week, but it has been below freezing at night and the morning skiing in the area has been fast and good.  The course is actually holding up well so far and […]

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