Loppet Foundation

Loppet TRAIL KIDS Practice Schedule

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  4. TRAIL KIDS Race Schedule

Program Director Contact:

Kim Rudd – kim.rudd@loppet.org, 763-229-9628

The coach contact list can be found on the TRAIL KIDS Contact page.

Get GroupMe Text messages for both Hyland and Wirth Team:

Winter Locations:

TRAIL KIDS Race and K Counter Links

2018 TRAIL KIDS K Counter Standings

Name Total KM
Bjorn Sherman-Strand 119
Kiernan Holmes 14
Tidalud Angela Inthasorot 5

Standings as of Jan 23, 2018


Weekly Practice /Race Schedule: January 22-28

  • Tuesday Jan. 23 – Classic Technique
    • Equipment: classic skis, classic poles (shorter ones), ski boots and water bottle carrier
  • Wednesday, Jan. 24  – MYSL   –  6 x 1k Skate sprint, Registation begins at 5:30 in Wirth Chalet and race start at 6:30 in the upper 18th hole stadium area.
  •  Thursday, Jan.25 -Skate Technique
    • Equipment: Skate ski, skate poles (longer poles), ski boots and water bottle carrier
  • Tuesday, Jan. 30 – No practice session at Wirth or Hyland ( Finn Sisu classic sprints) Register online at below link and get a 20% off discount  by using the  discount code (TRAILKIDSROCK) !
  •  Register here – Finn Sisu Classic and Skate Sprints (January 30 and 31, 2018)
    • Relay will be 3 X .5 km and partners
    • When you register you can suggest relay partner in your same age group or they will pair you with the another youth in same age category ( U10,U12,U14 ).
    • There will be a rock band playing at one end of the course and the Birkie bridge that kids will ski over in the middle of Nicollet mall.  Finn Sisu Sprints will be happening under the lights and over the bridge along Nicollet Mall. You can also enjoy tubing, a fat bike parade, and more throughout the week — all part of our partnership with Super Bowl LIVE.
    • Tuesday – Classic – 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday – Skate – 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Loppet Festival Youth Events and Races

Loppet race event discount code for all TRAIL KIDS –  All  Loppet TRAIL KIDS get a 20% off discount  by using the  discount code (TRAILKIDSROCK) for below Loppet events –

We also want to encourage all youth to register for the upcoming classic sprint relay races along with the skate sprints events down at Nicolet Mall –Finn Sisu Classic and Skate Sprints (January 30 and 31, 2018)The Loppet will be providing a bus for transportation  from Wirth Chalet to Nicolet Mall and coaches to help with kick waxing for classic sprint relay race ( bus schedule will be coming soon)

Registration for the Finn Sisu Sprints Closes on January 25 at 11:59pm.
No Day of Race Registration.

Saturday, Jan. 27 Youth Race Events:

  • Finn Sisu Classic and Skate Sprints (January 30 and 31, 2018)
    • Relay will be 3 X .5 km and partners
    • When you register you can suggest relay partner in your same age group or they will pair you with the another youth in same age category ( U10,U12,U14 ).
    • There will be a rock band playing at one end of the course and the Birkie bridge that kids will ski over in the middle of Nicollet mall.  Finn Sisu Sprints will be happening under the lights and over the bridge along Nicollet Mall. You can also enjoy tubing, a fat bike parade, and more throughout the week — all part of our partnership with Super Bowl LIVE.
    • Tuesday – Classic – 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday – Skate – 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Age Gap Relays. Freestyle tandem sprint relays for kids (age 15 and under) and adults. Youth and adult pairs compete together with each skiing two short legs – adult, child, adult, child. Age class, gender and awards based strictly on the age and gender of the child. Thus, a 13 year old girl paired with a 63 year old man would race in and be scored in the U14 girls category. Adults must be at least 10 years older than their youth team member.

  • 5:00 p.m. – U8

  • 5:15 p.m. – U10/U12

  • 5:30 p.m. – U14/U16

Course: Start in lower stadium and take a right heading up Green meadow trail and instead of going up Ridgeline they would take the green meadow cut off and come back to lower stadium. Same course for all ages.

 


Loppet Luminary Event, Feb. 3 – For those families who have never done the Loppet Luminary it is a bucket list event that you need to do. The even is on Saturday, Feb. 3. For more info see the following link Loppet Luminary

2. Superbowl Live Age Gap Relay Event – down town with Birkie Bridge Friday, Feb. 2 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. 

We are also looking for youth ad adults to participate in a free Age Gap Relay event Friday Feb. 2nd. You can have the chance to be on live NFL football Network coverage since the news will be broadcasting from this event! See below for details. I will be emailing out a google sign up sheet for those who can participate.

  • I will recruit some TRAIL KIDS families to come down and participate in the free age gap relay event. Click here for full event list – Super Bowl Live Events –
  • There will be NBC Live NFL News coverage going on at the same time and cameras will be zooming in on this relay event so we need to make sure it goes smoothly.
  • We would run the event similiar to the Loppet Age Gap Relay with adults starting, then youth, then adults and youth finishing race.
    • 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. – warm up time on course
    • 7:00 – 7:15 – U8  Age Gap Relay
    • 7:15 – 7:30– U10/U12 Age Gap Relay Race
    • 7:30 – 7:45 – U14/U16