Loppet Challenge

Classic Ski Loppet + Skate Ski Loppet

City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival

Part of the City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival

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Skiers test their endurance with back-to-back long distance races, while receiving a discount on registration prices for both events. The Challenge starts on Saturday with the Classic Ski Loppet and continues Sunday with the Skate Ski Loppet.

Special separate registration for the Loppet Challenge will be available through January 31, 2020; however, only those who register by November 30, 2019 will receive the special race hat that reflects their status as Loppet Challenge participants. Participants who register at the normal individual race price for both events will not receive a special Loppet Challenge hat, but will be scored as Loppet Challenge participants as long as they are registered on or before January 31. Day-of registrants for individual races will not be scored as Loppet Challenge participants.

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 StatusRegistration OpenStarting Sept 23Starting Dec 2Starting Jan 6Starting Jan 29Starting Jan 31Register on Event Day?
Loppet Challenge (Classic Ski Loppet + Skate Ski Loppet)Open$90$117$135$153$180$185No

Registration and transaction fees are nonrefundable, including in the event of cancellation or event transfer.

Skiers register for the Loppet Challenge by January 31, or register individually for the Classic Ski Loppet and the Skate Ski Loppet (note that those registering individually for each race or after November 30 do not receive a special Loppet Challenge hat). Hand-crafted age class prizes are awarded to the skiers with the top cumulative time for the weekend.

Information on point-to-point race maps and logistics, parking and transportation, registration and packet pick-up, awards, and results can be found here.

Stay tuned to our Trail Conditions page to be the first to learn if conditions-based event adjustments must be made.