Tech Trails Citizen's Night Series

Tech Trails Citizen’s Night Series!!!

Hosted by the MTU Nordic Ski Team


Dates: Tuesday nights @ 6pm on the lighted Michigan Tech Trails

Reserve the dates now: 1/15, 2/5, 2/26 & 3/26!

Back by popular demand, the Michigan Tech Nordic Ski Team and Tech Trails Staff will once again host the Citizen's Night Ski Race Series at the Michigan Tech Nordic Ski Trails and Recreational Forest this winter! Whether you're looking to test your competitive limits, enjoy the sport of skiing with fellow community members, or get your family out to play in the snow and enjoy post-ski s'mores and hot cocoa, this community ski series provides all with the opportunity to get out and play in our winter wonderland!


2019 Schedule: 
CNSRS #1: 1/15/2019
CNSRS #2: 2/5/2019
CNSRS #3: 2/26/2019
CNSRS #4: 3/26/2019


Series Details:

o   Race start @ 6pm... under the lights of the Tech Trails!

o   FREE (with trail pass or membership)

o   3km & 5km mass start race or fun ski!

o   Set loop through ski series for you to see season-long improvement!

o   Skate & Classic participation options

o   Prizes! Michigan Tech and ski swag:

o Most Improved through series
o Fastest race of the series
o Most kilometers skied through series
o GRAND FINALE best costume
o GRAND FINALE cross country cross best trick!

o   Social hour 6:30-7:30 pm: Marshmallows, hot cocoa, and bonfire following all races!

o   NEW THIS YEAR: Inclusion of Cross Country Cross features in ski courses!

o   Course marking and timing provided by MTU Nordic Ski Team coaching staff and student-athletes.

o   Grooming provided by MTU Tech Trails Facilities Manager - Scott Jackson & staff.

o   GRAND FINALE criterium race for last event of season!

o   MTU Nordic Ski Team student-athletes to race, cheer, and volunteer in the GRAND FINALE series event!  


Course Map:



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