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  Noquemanon Ski Marathon
Photos 2008
Saturday, January 26, 2008

by Michaeleen O'Sullivan, UPfirst feature writer
Photos by Todd Carter, UPfirst photographer

Forestville, MI--Just after 11:00 this morning the first Noquemanon Ski Marathon 51K Classic Male racers appeared on Little Cranberry Lake in Forestville.

     
First 2008 Noquemanon 51K Classic Male racers Andre Golovko and Zach Violett
crossing Little Cranberry Lake, Forestville Location
  
1st place Classic Male 51k finisher Andre Golovko, #23, of Factory Team
and 2nd place Zach Violett, #37, of Bend, OR
entering the final stretch after crossing Little Cranberry Lake
  
Golovko and Violett charging the last uphill surge before it's pretty much all downhill to the Dome
By Noon, racers from different divisions ski forward together.
     
     

Lori Steinbach, Cedarburg, WI, #1040, placed first in her age group
and #8 overall in the 25K Classic Female Half Marathon
What a beautiful race day!  Sunny and 15 degrees this morning, up to 25 degrees at 3:00 pm.
Congratulations, Noquemanon Ski Marathon Racers!


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