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Local Events & Races

Ishpeming Ski Club 136th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament: Jan 20-21, 2023

This event is one stop on both the regional premier Five Hills Tournament, and the U.S. Cup. Ski jumpers from all over the U.S.A. will test their abilities to fly as far as possible with the best style. The tournament will be complete with tailgating, huge bonfires, fireworks and great views of the action on Suicide Hill. There will also be an exciting Nordic combined cross country ski race on the Ishpeming Ski Club Norman Juhola Trail System during Saturday's competition. 

Polar Roll: EX- Jan 13 to Mar 15, MS- Feb 18, 2023

Polar Roll is the largest fat bike event in Michigan! Choose from fat biking or snowshoeing, or both, as well as from the Mass Start race in February, or the EX do-it-yourself version anytime you'd like between January and March. 


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June 3, 2023Iron Range RollIshpeming, MI
16-mile race from Ishpeming to Marquette on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail. Family friendly!
June 23-25, 2023NTN Trails FestNTN South, MarquetteA weekend-long celebration of Marquette's trails. Events includes trail runs, an XC race, enduro, downhill, dual slalom, and crits.
Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2023Crusher EXMarquette CountyAn "enhanced" gravel race - rugged terrain, water crossings, no markings. Ride solo or with friends, whenever you like between July and the end of September.
Jul 15, 2023
Crusher Mass StartOtter Lake CampgroundIf you like the race day experience, this version of the Crusher is for you. Still lots of miles, still "enhanced" gravel, but a lot more people.
Aug 12, 2023Ore to ShoreMarquette CountyMichigan's largest mass-start, point-to-point mountain bike race. 
Sep 15-16,
Marji GesickMarquette CountyJeremiah Bishop has called this the hardest single day mountain bike event in the country, and we agree. Choose from 15, 50, or 100 miles of single track.
Oct 8, 2023Lone Wolf 50Iron Mountain, MIGravel bike race featuring 100, 50, or 37 miles of gorgeous fall colors along the gravel roads, trucks trails, and two-track roads of Dickinson County.
Oct 7, 2023Marquette Fall EnduroNTN South, MarquetteFinal stop on the Lake Superior Gravity Series! This event has beginner and sport classes too, so anyone new to enduro racing can still give it a try.