Just two months left before the first CXC Marathon Cup race. The series brings the six most prominent marathons from three states (MN,WI,MI) into one cohesive competition.
Seeley Hills 42K Classic in Seeley, WI is the first race to kick off the CXC Marathon Cup event on January, 16 2016. The race series is evenly split between classic and skate techniques, with two classic weekends, two skate weekends, one skiathlon weekend, and one weekend with back-to-back classic and skate races.
There are four basic competition categories: Overall, Age-Indexed Overall, Age Class, and Team/Club.
INDIVIDUAL SCORING RULES
Register as a 2015-16 CXC/USSA Master member to compete in the CXC Marathon Cup.
CXC/USSA Master membership is not required to score points, however your membership helps to support CXC Marathon Cup and grass-roots Nordic programs around Midwest. Anyone participating in a Cup race is automatically considered for the overall champion, age-indexed champion, and age-group champion awards.
TEAM SCORING RULES
Register as a CXC Club/Team to compete in the CXC Marathon Cup.
1. Teams can have an unlimited number of racers.
2. Racers will be eligible to score points for their teams by listing their team affiliation when they register for the individual races.
3. Eligible racers to score for the team are those registered as CXC/USSA Masters Members.
4. Total points for the Series will be the sum of the points from all races.
5. The team with the most points total will be the winner.
6. Ties will be broken using the teams total number of points in a single race.
CXC MARATHON CUP SCHEDULE
January 16, 2016
Seeley Hills Classic / 42K Classic
January 23, 2016
Noquemanon Ski Marathon / 50K Classic
February 7, 2016
City of Lakes Loppet / Minne Tour or Loppet Challenge
February 13, 2016
Vasaloppet USA / 58K Freestyle
February 20, 2016
American Birkebeiner / 51K Skate
March 5, 2016
Great Bear Chase / 50K Skiathlon
MASTERS FANTASY CAMP
The top three male and female in each age group from the final points list of the race series will be eligible to attend the camp.
Participants will enjoy three days of structured training, complemented with technique sessions and video analysis by professional coaching and Birkie winners. Experience an environment as it would be at the National Team camp!
Where: Hayward-Cable Area (Wisconsin)
When: October 2016
Cost: Travel, room and board not included
For further information or details, please feel free to contact Yuriy Gusev