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Ski Walking and Ski Bounding Video

Posted by on November 18th 2015 in practice, Team Communication, Training Information, Uncategorized

2014 Cook County Invitational Pursuit Race

Posted by on January 27th 2014 in Events, Races, Team Communication, Uncategorized

  2014 Cook County Invitational Pursuit Race



Date: Friday, January 31, 2014.
Where: Pincushion Mtn Ski Area On the Gunflint Trail.
(Co. Rd. 12 is the Gunflint Trail  go through ‘downtown’ Grand Marais, turn left onto the Gunflint Trail, go about three miles to the Pincushion scenic overlook (Pincushion Drive) and turn right. Warming house and primitive toilets on site.

Coaches meeting & bib pickup 9:30 AM at Pincushion warming house.

ORDER OF START (Enter as many skiers as you want)
10:30 am start running clock. Racers double start at 30 second intervals, with some gaps between events to prevent unnecessary crowding.
Boy’s Varsity Freestyle 5K
Girl’s Varsity Freestyle 5K
Boy’s Jr. Varsity Freestyle 5K
Girl’s Jr. Varsity freestyle K
Boy’s Jr High Classic 2.5K
Girl’s Jr High Classic 2.5K

2:00 pm restart running clock
Boy’s Varsity 5K Classic Pursuit

2:40 pm(?) restart running clock after last Boy finishes
Girl’s Varsity 5K Classic Pursuit

NOTE: The Jr. High race is for classical technique only and shall be for up through the 9th grade. Varsity skiers can ski both races (pursuit), or just the freestyle 5K, but varsity awards shall be given only for the pursuit. The classic varsity pursuit skiers will begin in the order of their freestyle finish at the interval they finished behind the leader. Note that we have eliminated the individual varsity classic only skiers and instead have introduced the JV Freestyle only event. Note also, that skiers entering only one race will not count for the team score. Only pursuit skiers will count towards team scores

Individual top 10 in pursuit: Medals. Individual JV freestyle and Individual Jr. High classic: Medals 1-5,Ribbons 6-10. Varsity Pursuit Team plaques 1-2-3, boys and girls.
Award presentations will be at Pincushion warming house immediately following race.
The Grand Marais Municipal Pool has closed down. There is a new YMCA pool. Contact the YMCA directly for pricing (218)387-3386. It is my understanding that members of the Duluth YMCA get in for free.

Cost: $5 per skier. Make checks payable to North Superior Ski & Run Club.
(Race fees must be paid before race start to participate!)
Start Lists must be received by 6PM Wednesday, January 30, 2013.
Send to: Steve Deschene , or on website
Phone Adam Harju 218-370-1124 (if you have questions, no phone entries please!)

Marshall Nordic Practice Begins Monday, November 11!

Posted by on November 8th 2013 in Uncategorized
Marshall Nordic practice begins on Monday!  We will meet in the upper school commons at 3:30, take role, stretch out a bit and then start our work out.  We should be done most days around 5:00pm.
Until we have snow, running will be the main part of the workout.  Come prepared to run outside in the cold.  What does that mean?

 Good quality running shoes
 Wool or poly pro socks
 poly pro long underwear top and bottom
running tights/pants
wind proof jacket
 insulating layer for top…ie vest or thin polar fleece
 stocking cap

To practice you must have your yellow card from the athletic office or be confirmed that all your paperwork is in.  See here for details:

Please make sure you are dressed properly for the workout…skiers dressed poorly for the weather will not be allowed to practice until they have appropriate clothing.

Link to a web page on what to wear for winter running

See you Monday!

Snowflake Cross Country Ski Swap

Posted by on November 5th 2012 in Uncategorized

Saturday, November 10, 2012 is the date of the 22 Annual Snowflake Cross Country Ski Swap.  The swap is the place to buy and sell used and new cross country ski equipment.  Knowledgeable skiers and local ski shop personnel will be on hand to help guide buyers in finding equipment suited to their needs.  Here are the details:

Location:  Snowflake Nordic Ski Center, 4348 Rice Lake Road, Duluth, MN 55811   218-726-1550

Check In of Equipment to Sell:  Friday, November 9 from 5-8 pm

Swap:  Saturday, November 10 from 9am-12:00 noon……numbers for entry handed out starting at 8:00 am



MSHSNSCA Section Award Winners

Posted by on February 14th 2012 in Uncategorized

MSHSNSCA Member Coaches

Please download this document to read about the section award winners so that you can be an informed voter at the State Meet Meeting on Wednesday, February 15, 2012

MSHSNSCA Section Award Winners 2012

Duluth East Invitational Pursuit Race

Posted by on January 25th 2011 in Uncategorized

Duluth East

Invitational Pursuit Race

Note: Marshall Nordic will not be attending this event.

Friday, January 28, 2011.

Snowflake Nordic Center
4348 Rice Lake Road, Duluth, MN 55811

Coaches meeting & bib pickup: 10:00 a.m.


11:00 am start running clock. Racers start two every 30 seconds

Boy’s Varsity Freestyle 5K

Girl’s Varsity Freestyle 5K

Boy’s Jr. Varsity Freestyle 5K

Girl’s Jr. Varsity Freestyle 5K


Boy’s Jr. High Freestyle 3K

Girl’s Jr. High Freestyle 3K

At about 2:30 pm restart running clock

Boy’s Varsity 5K Classic Pursuit Starts

(About 20 minute gap between last Boy/first Girl)

Girl’s Varsity 5K Classic Pursuit Starts

NOTE: The classic pursuit race will be limited to the top 100 skiers from each of the boys and girls Varsity freestyle race. Only pursuit skiers will count towards Varsity team scores.


Individual awards to the top 10 in the Varsity pursuit, Junior Varsity freestyle and Jr. High freestyle events.

Award presentations will be immediately following race.

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Duluth Invite Tuesday December 14th 2010

Posted by on December 7th 2010 in Races, Team Communication, Uncategorized

Duluth Invite

Tuesday December 14th 2010

Snowflake Nordic Center

Results Here

Bib Pick-Up Available Starting At 11:30

Coaches Meeting 12:30

Race Order:

Junior High Girls & Boys 3k skate

Marshall Nordic Makes the Move to Wiggio

Posted by on October 7th 2010 in Uncategorized

In an effort to save money and improve communication within the team Marshall Nordic will be moving it’s email service from Icontact to Wiggio. If you are a member or alumni of Marshall Nordic or a parent of a skier or alumni skier, you are invited to join our group on Wiggio. To sign up just click on this link: ski

Workout Schedule For Marshall Nordic

Posted by on February 18th 2010 in Uncategorized

Skiers here is the workout plan for the end of February


Week three is from Feb 15-21 and week four is for next week, Feb 22-28

Marshall Holiday Ski Camp December 2009

Posted by on December 1st 2009 in Uncategorized

Marshall Holiday Ski Camp

The Marshall Holiday Ski Camp is for children ages 5-12. The 2009 Camp will be held on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday December 28-30, 2009 at Snowflake Nordic Ski Center. The camp is supervised by the Marshall Nordic Ski Team Coaching Staff. Instruction is provided by the members of Marshall Nordic. If you have any questions please email Dene Halverson the Marshall Holiday Ski Camp Coordinator or call him at 218-729-0008 home or 218-590-5013 cell.

On line Registration is active at

Download an application here:

Ski Camp Registration form Dec 2009

Marshall Holiday Ski Camp Poster