Loppet Foundation

Junior Loppet

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Saturday: 3 p.m.
Theodore Wirth Park Lower Stadium, 1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

  • U8 1.5km: 3:00 pm
  • U10 1.5km: 3:00pm
  • U12 3.5km: 3:03pm
  • U14 3.5km: 3:06pm
  • U20/U18/U16 5km: 3:09pm

There are three course distances to challenge the older, middle, and youngest ages of the Junior Loppet participants. The race is open to anyone 19 and under. All of the Junior Loppet races are freestyle technique.

Junior Loppet

Prize Categories

Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each two-year age class:

U20 Born between January 1, 1999 and December 31, 2000
U18 Born in 2001 or 2002
U16 Born in 2003 or 2004
U14 Born in 2005 or 2006
U12 Born in 2007 or 2008
U10 Born in 2009 or 2010
U8 Born after December 31, 2010

Entry Fee

Status Through September 30 Through November 29 Through January 3 Through January 24 Through January 29 Through February 1 (in-person only) Through February 2 (in-person only)
Junior Loppet Closed $13 $15 $17 $20 $25 $35 No day-of registration

Registration and transaction fees are nonrefundable, including in the event of cancellation. Registration is not transferable to another person or another event for any reason, including injury. Competing under another person’s name will result in disqualification.

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Proceeds from the City of Lakes Loppet Festival events benefit the Loppet Foundation. Learn more about the Foundation's mission, vision, and values.