Loppet Foundation

Loppet Classic – 37k Marathon

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Saturday: 9:00 a.m.
Bde Maka Ska North Beach, 2707 West Lake Street

This 37 kilometer point-to-point marathon race starts at the North Beach on Bde Maka Ska and finishes at Trailhead in Wirth Park. The Loppet Classic Marathon is a classic/diagonal stride only.

Loppet Classic Marathon

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)
Classic Marathon (Saturday) Closed $80 $85 $95 $105 $120 $130 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.

A Note About the Data We Collect

Hoigaard’s Challenge

The Classic Marathon a Hoigaard’s Challenge event. Do either the Classic or the Skate Marathon, then complete the City Trails Loppet, the Tri-Loppet and Trail Loppet in a single year to complete the challenge and vie for our top prizes.

The Minne Tour and the Loppet Challenge

The Loppet Classic Marathon one of three events that makes up the Minne Tour (Skate Sprints, Loppet Classic Marathon, Loppet Skate Marathon) and is the first event of two that make up the Loppet Challenge (Loppet Classic Marathon, Loppet Skate Marathon).

Double-Loppet Award

Ski the City of Lakes Loppet and the Mora Vasaloppet in the same year and receive the “Double-Loppet” award. This participation pin goes to all skiers who complete a 25 kilometer or longer event at both the City of Lakes Loppet and the Mora Vasaloppet in the same year.


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