Saturday, February 4, 2023

1.5K Sit-Ski Loppet

Adaptive Ski Event for all ability levels

City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival

Part of the City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival

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Saturday, February 4, 2023: Time TBD (2022 start time was 1:50pm)
The Trailhead, 1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway

Those who use sit-skis, regardless of age or experience, are encouraged to register for this short-distance event for seated Para skiers. Info below for 2022 (to be updated soon for 2023).

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 StatusStarting Opening DayStarting 12/7/21Starting 1/11/22Starting 2/1/22Starting 2/3/22Registration Deadline
1.5K Sit-Ski LoppetOpen$20$20$20$25$30N/A

Proceeds from the Sit-Ski Loppet benefit the Loppet Foundation. Learn more about the Foundation's mission, vision, and values.

Registration and transaction fees are non-refundable, including in the event of delay, rescheduling, or cancellation of an event or program. An event or program registration is not transferable to another person or another event for any reason, including injury. Participating under another person's name will result in disqualification.

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Packet Pickup

2022 City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival packet pickup will be available at the following times and locations:

  • Thursday, February 3: The Trailhead, 4pm-8pm
  • Friday, February 4: The Trailhead, 4pm-8pm
  • Saturday, February 5: The Trailhead, 7am-3pm (note that this is best for day of at Trailhead races. Parking will be limited.)
  • Saturday, February 5: Bde Maka Ska, 7am-10am (for Saturday point to point races only)
  • Sunday, February 6: Bde Maka Ska, 7am-12pm (for Sunday point to point races only)

2022 Sit Ski Participant Guide – everything you need to know for race day!

We encourage participants to bike, bus, ski, or walk to the City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival events. For those who choose to drive, please read the sections below for information on parking and drop off / pickup.

On Friday, parking is available at Theodore Wirth Park in The Trailhead parking lot and the Theodore Wirth Chalet parking lot. 

Trailhead Area Map

Friday Packet Pickup

Parking at Theodore Wirth Park

Saturday/Sunday Drop off / Pick up

Saturday: Races & Events at Wirth

Road Closures

Parking at Theodore Wirth Park

  • Mortenson Lot: Participant parking available. Mortenson is walking distance to the festival.
  • Participant parking available on street in nearby neighborhoods.
  • There is very limited parking available at any Theodore Wirth Park Parking Lots. It is by Race Permit only (volunteers, staff, certain participant groups with extra considerations). Roads will be closed and monitored for permits.

Drop off / pick up in Theodore Wirth Park

  • Dropoffs and pickups will be allowed at the Chalet (1301 Theodore Wirth Pkwy). Please note that access to the Trailhead will be closed at Hwy 55. You will need to approach the Chalet via Plymouth Ave from the east or Golden Valley Rd from the north.

All participants in the 1.5K Sit Ski  event will receive a finisher medal. All events are timed, and results will be listed with the participants name and age.