Loppet Foundation

TRAIL KIDS Super Ski Race Series

The TRAIL KIDS Super Ski Race Series is made up of four different unique youth race events at The Trailhead in Theodore Wirth Park.  TRAIL KIDS is excited to partner with Gear West Ski Shop for the winter youth race series.

The races include a youth skate relay, mass start classic race, skate SkiCross Race and Individual Skate biathlon Race. The Race Series is open to all kids 7-14 years old.  Youth accumulate points by placing in their age brackets for all four Super Ski Series Races. Top three places in each age group (U8, U10, U12, U14, U16) will be awarded after the last race event. The Race Series is included in all Loppet TRAIL KIDS Winter registration fee.

Race Dates:

  • December 20: Youth Relay Race
  • January 3: Mass Start Classic Race
  • January 17: SkiCross Skate Race (obstacles and fun downhill slalom course)
  • February 7: Individual Skate race with biathlon twist!

Race Schedule:

  • 5:45 – 6:30: Race number pick up inside Trailhead and warm up in coaching groups.
  • 6:30: Race start (race times may be different for each TRAIL KIDS age group)
  • 7:00 – 7:30: Cool down ski in coaching groups.
  • 7:30: Hot Cocoa and cookies followed by race awards and door prizes inside Trailhead Great Room.


  • $15 – Day of race registration
  • $40 for full race series ( 4 race events).
  • Free for all TRAIL KIDS Winter Program participants

Register Now!

Age Categories:

Race categories include U8, U10, U12, U14 and U16. Based on the child’s birth date they are placed in one of these categories based on the following classification:

USSA Age Classification »

Youth are given points for the place they finish at each race event for their age category.

Gear West
This event series is proudly sponsored by Gear West