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Feb.1-5
NewSemi-Virtual City of Lakes Loppet (Minneapolis, MN) |
30K, 16K classic, freestyle
Sign up for your own start time then ski the course, record and submit your time.
Feb.6-7
CancelledCity of Lakes Loppet (Minneapolis, MN) | |
30K, 16K classical Sat; 30K, 16K freestyle Sun
8 am, 1:30 pm; 8 am, noon
Cancelled due to cold weather. An urban point-to-point race! Starts at Lake Bde Maka Ska and finishes at Theodore Wirth. There are also 10K tour event, and skijor, ice bike, and kids races.
Feb.6
CancelledMt. Ashwabay Summit Ski Race (Washburn, WI) | |
25K pursuit; 15K freestyle
11:30 am
Cancelled due to cold weather. All races start and finish at the Mt. Ashwabay Chalet. Adults have the choice of pursuit 25k start around 11:30am, or 15k skate start around 12:30pm. High school 5K classic, Middle School 3.5K freestyle races are available, starting earlier in the morning. Awards are pies (store bought this year, for obvious reasons)!
Feb.6-7
NewVirtual Wolf Tracks Rendezvous (Minocqua, WI) |
42K freestyle, classical; 24K freestyle, classical
Ski the beautiful trails at Minocqua Winter Park or stay close to home and complete the race on your local trail system!
Feb.13-14
CancelledNorth American Vasa (Traverse City, MI) |
12K, 27K, 50K classical, freestyle Sat; 6K, 16K classical Sun
8 am Sat; 9 am Sun
Cancelled due to the pandemic. This is the big one for lower Michigan. Race starts and finishes at Timber Ridge Resort. Beautiful and challenging trail through State Forest. Two day combined Grand Champion title as well.
Feb.13
NewColoma Glide and Ride (Coloma, WI) | |
14K freestyle, classic
10 am
Held on the Coloma ski trails. Also offers fat bike and kids division. Medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. Hosted by the Coloma Pathfinders snowmobile club.
Feb.20-21
Vasaloppet USA (Mora, MN) | | | Feb.20, Feb.21
47K, 32K freestyle Sat; 41K, 21K classic Sun
Races rescheduled from Feb 13-14 due to cold weather. The largest race in Minnesota. The finish is the best around -- down Main street Mora with the crowds cheering!
Feb.20
CancelledBook Across the Bay (Ashland, WI) |
10K freestyle
6 pm
Not held in 2021 due to pandemic. A candlelit, evening race for skiers and snowshoers of all abilities and ages. The course runs from Ashland to Washburn, across Chequamegon Bay.
Feb.20-21
Minneapolis JNQ/Super Cup (Minneapolis, MN) | | | Feb.20, Feb.21
sprints Sat; 5K, 10K freestyle Sun
Midwest JNQ races as well as Super Cup event at Theodore Wirth.
Feb.20-28
43K, 26K, 14K freestyle, classic
Complete your Birkie event on skis or rollerskis, on the course of your choice and time.
Feb.21
NewreLoppet (Minneapolis, MN) | | Feb.21
15K freestyle, classic
A make up race for the City of Lakes Loppet events.
Feb.24-28
American Birkebeiner (Hayward, WI) | | | Feb.27, Feb.28
50K freestyle; 55K classical
The benchmark race. The largest ski race in North America. Sign up early!
Feb.24-28
Kortelopet (Hayward, WI) | | | Feb.27, Feb.28
29K freestyle, classical
In 2017, the Kortelopet moved to it's own date, and now starts at Hwy OO and finishes on the streets of Hayward.

Ongoing Race Series

Nov.25-Mar.17
4-5K
6:30 pm (repeats Wednesdays)
A weekly Wednesday evening race series in Duluth. The venue rotates between Snowflake, Grand Ave, Lester Park and Pine Valley. Starts at first good snow; continues into early March, depending on conditions.
Dec.1-Mar.31
Bearskin Virtual Nordic Race Series (Grand Marais, MN) | |

A special season long virtual race series at Bearskin. Prizes each month for the top times, as well as an overall season prize and raffle from all the entries.
Jan.5-Feb.16
NewTuesday Ski League (Delafield, WI) | |

2 pm-6:30 pm
Chip Timing Tuesday Nordic Ski League that will give skiers a chance to race whenever they choose in a time trial format. All adults must register online and register for the entire series of 7 races.
Jan.6-Feb.24
CancelledElm Creek Series (Maple Grove, MN) | |
5K freestyle, 5K classical
7 pm, 7:30 pm (repeats Wednesdays)
Cancelled for this season due to the pandemic. This is a great little training race series held Wednesday nights. Separate skate and classical races. The 5K lighted trail at Elm Creek is a nice mix of hills and flats.
Jan.6-Feb.17
4.9K freestyle, classical
7:15 pm (repeats Wednesdays)
Held on the lighted trails at Lapham Peak, from 6:30 to 8:30pm, online registration required. There are also youth and high school series, which start earlier in the evening. Due to DNR requirements for special events at Lapham, the adult ski league will be limited and the Nordic Junior series will be held from 5 to 6:30, also limited in participation numbers.
Jan.6-Mar.7
NewVirtual Lotvola Cup (Callaway, MN) |
14K classic
The Lotvola Cup is back for a special virtual edition! Come ski the dedicated race course at Maplelag any time before the end of the season.
Jan.14-Mar.4
Fresh Air Series (Thunder Bay, ON) |
5K freestyle
7 pm (repeats every other Thursday)
Thursday night race series at Lappe Nordic (generally every other Thursday). Events include: relays, obstacle course, sprints, as well as some standard race formats.
Jan.23-Feb.13
NewVirtual Lapham Loppet (Delafield, WI) | | Feb.13,
11K freestyle, classical
Due to covid restrictions at state of WI parks, the Virtual Lapham loppet will be a snowmaking donation, training exercise, and ability to check your skiing times with others. Start at the timing hut with your own time piece and ski 7 complete laps of the outer manmade loop.
Jan.30-Mar.7
NewVirtual Vasaloppet USA (Mora, MN) | |
44K classic; 50K, 35K freestyle
Skiers, who may be uncomfortable participating in the Vasaloppet USA in-person race due to COVID-19, can sign-up for the Vasaloppet Virtual Event. Race on your own course, any time within the two week window. Get your official race bib, and then credit for completing the Vasaloppet event.
View a full list of Race Series and combined awards.
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