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Loppet Outing – Pepsi Challenge, March. 9
February 26, 2013

Loppet Ski Club members skiing the Pepsi Challenge in 2012.
Loppet Ski Club members skiing the Pepsi Challenge in 2012.

Still got your ski legs?  Still psyched to race?  The Loppet community is heading to the Pepsi Challenge!

Pepsi Challenge – March 9

  • Cost: $85.  No additional internet fee if you print and mail in this week.  You also get a free pass so ski the course on Friday.
  • Lodging: (recommended by Deb Maki- Race Manager)
    • The Country Inn in Hoyt Lakes is $90 for two queens.
    • The Forest Garden in Aurora is $45 for a queen and double, and $40 for 1 double.
    • The Super 8 in Eveleth is $100 for 2 doubles.  It has a pool.
  • Race Details:  You pick up your bib the day/night before (Friday the 8th) in downtown Biwabik from 12 noon until 10 pm.  There is an all you can eat carbo load dinner for $7 at the same location from 4-8pm.
  • Car pooling:  Interested in carpooling?  Contact Brad Johnson at bradfordwjohnson7@gmail.com.  He is leaving Minneapolis at noon on Friday and can take 1-2 others.  If you would like to carpool at a different time, let Brad know and he will connect you with other interested skiers.
Represent the Loppet well!