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Loppet Foundation Hosts Second Annual Farview Sprints
January 13, 2015

More than diverse 50 middle school students from Anwatin, Nellie Stone Johnson and Northeast Middle Schools will compete in short, timed ski races at the Second Annual Farview Sprints on January 14.

The middle school athletes are all part of the Loppet Foundation’s year-round ski and mountain bike teams run through a partnership with the Minneapolis Public Schools. The event features multiple races in which winners of each round move on to compete in subsequent rounds to unveil the overall winners. Medals will be awarded to the top three boys and the top three girls, as well as to the winners in each grade level.

A dedicated North Minneapolis, middle school race allows the athletes on the Loppet Foundation’s teams to compete against each other and showcase their hard work and dedication.

The Farview Sprints offers an opportunity for the athletes to prepare for the Rossignol Junior Loppet at the City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival, (Jan. 30 – Feb. 1).