Michigan Tech University will host the 2020 United States Cross-Country Championships from January 2 to 7 next year, it has been announced.
The Michigan Tech Huskies - the name for all sports teams at the university - will host the Championships, which will include four days of classic and freestyle competitions.
"We are thrilled to bring the US Cross-Country Championships back to Michigan Tech," said Michigan Tech cross-country head coach Tom Smith.
"This will be our sixth time hosting a National Championship event at Tech, and the fifth time hosting the US Cross-Country Championships through the tenure of our Michigan Tech Nordic ski team.
"We boast one of the greatest race Organising Committees, including astounding volunteers and Tech staff, all integral to allowing us to host this National Championship event.
"This is a big deal for our entire community."
Smith said a new trail and facility improvements will allow his team to showcase the best of Michigan Tech and host an event which can benefit the wider Keweenaw community.
Titles will be awarded in freestyle sprint, freestyle individual start, classic mass start and classic sprint races.
"We are very excited to bring the US Cross-Country Championships back to Michigan Tech," said US Ski and Snowboard director of events Eric Webster.
"Michigan Tech always provides an outstanding event, and we are looking forward to four days of exciting racing for the athletes and fans."