Participant Races and Events

Fastenal Parallel 45 Cup events are competitive events, allowing skiers, skijorers, and bikers to test themselves over the weekend on March 14-15.

Snowball in Hell is for bikers and skiers who thrive on adrenaline and aren’t afraid of a little danger.

The Midwest Youth Championships are competitive races for youth of all abilities age categories U8 – U16. The MyXC Festival is non-competitive and for all kids who enjoy being on skis.

Kikkan Randall will lead the inspiring Fast & Female events, along with 50 other past US Women’s Olympic team members. The relays are for girls ages 8-14, but anyone can attend the Power Hour talk.

You don’t need to be a hardcore racer to take part in the Fastenal Parallel 45 Winter Festival. Adults can ski recreationally on the World Cup course through the Parallel 45 Tour and children from all backgrounds will have the opportunity to ski in the Share Winter Minne-Loppet.

Find the complete Fastenal Parallel 45 Winter Festival and Coop FIS Cross Country World Cup schedule here.