March 2021
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Mar.5-7
Super Cup Regional Finals (Minneapolis, MN) | | | Mar.5, Mar.6, Mar.7
freestyle sprint qualifiers Fri; 5K, 7.5K, 10K classic, Ski X; freestyle Sun
Regional championship racing at Wirth. Mass start on Saturday, pursuit format start on Sunday.
Mar.6
CancelledPepsi Challenge (Biwabik, MN) | |
24K, 48K classical; 48K freestyle; 24K freestyle
9:00 am; 9:30 am; 9:40 am; 9:50 am
Canceled due to pandemic concerns. The course runs entirely on the top notch ski trails at Giant's Ridge. There always seem to be great snow and great grooming.
Mar.6
Pre-Birkie (Hayward, WI) | | | Mar.6
42K freestyle, classic; 26K freestyle, classic
9:30 am; 10 am
Rescheduled from Feb 13 due to cold weather. Running out of Birkie Ridge trailhead.
Mar.6
CancelledSleeping Giant Loppet (Thunder Bay, ON) |
8K, 20K, 35K, 50K freestyle, classical
10 am EST
Not held due to pandemic. Held on the trails at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, up near Thunder Bay, Canada. Formerly known as the Sibley Ski Tour. Expertly groomed for both classic and skating techniques. The best ski party in Northwestern Ontario with distances to challenge skiers of all abilities.
Mar.7
North End Classic (Cable, WI) | | | Mar.7
12.5K, 25K classical
10 am
Rescheduled from Feb 7th and Feb 14th due to cold weather. Starts and finishes at the North End Trail Head. Cookie Classic free kids races .5, 1 and 2 km.
Mar.7-14
NewVirtual Great Bear Chase (Calumet, MI)
10K, 25K, 50K freestyle, classic
The Virtual 2021 Great Bear Chase will be a chance for racers to take part and support the race and the Swedetown Trails without physically being at the event. We encourage racers to complete a 10, 25 or 50k ski any time during race week. All virtual participants will be entered in to a drawing for fun prizes!
Mar.13
Great Bear Chase (Calumet, MI) | | | Mar.13
10K, 25K, 50K freestyle, classical; 50K skiathlon
8:30 am EST
Held on the Swedetown Trails. There is also a Junior Bear Chase held on Friday, 1/2K - 5K distances.
Mar.13
CancelledSquirrel Hill Loopy Loppet (Minocqua, WI) |
18K classical, freestyle, 6K mixed
10 am
Races were cancelled, kids fun event was held. Held on a 6K loop, ski classic or freestyle or do a mixed 6K. 2km kids race to follow.
Mar.13-14
Cancelled24 Hours of Wirth (Minneapolis, MN) |
24 hours; 12 hours
sundown Fri; sunrise Sat
Not held due to pandemic. Celebrate the end of the season with 24 hour and 12 hour races at the Trailhead. Race as a team or go solo.
Mar.14
CancelledLappe Invitational (Thunder Bay, ON) |
5K, 10K freestyle
11 am
Not held due to the pandemic. Uses the wonderful trails at Lappe Nordic Centre. Kids events days as well.
Mar.14
CancelledFounders Classic (Mora, MN) | |
5K, 10K, 20K classical
noon
Rescheduled from original Feb 21st date, then cancelled due to lack of snow. The Founders Classic is a classic stride race/tour. Start and finish near the Vasaloppet Nordic Ski Center just off 9th Street in Mora.
Mar.14-20
CancelledCanadian Nationals (Gatineau, QC)

Not held due to the pandemic. Week long competition including team sprints, classical and freestyle races, and short and long sprints. Tentative schedule: Saturday team relay; Sunday classical; Tuesday freestyle (pursuit start); Wednesday jr/sr sprints; Thursday junior/youth sprints; Saturday classical (mass start).
Mar.14
CancelledLoppet Winter Triathlon (Minneapolis, MN) |
7K ski, 15K bike, 5K run
8 am
Not held due to the pandemic. USA Triathlon National Championship Event. Individual's qualify in 5 year age groups to compete for the Winter Triathlon National Championships. Individual and relay divisions. Formerly known as the King Boreas Winter Triathlon.
Mar.20
CancelledMoraloppet (Mora, MN) |
10K, 20K freestyle
11 am
Rescheduled from Feb 6th due to cold weather then cancelled due to lack of snow. Starts and finishes at the Vasaloppet Nordic Center on the north end of town and offers numerous class awards. Skiers in the 5K Tour receive completion pins. Benefits the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation.
Mar.27-28
Cancelled24 Hours of Lappe (Thunder Bay, ON) |
24 hour race
11 am
Not held due to the pandemic. 24 hours of ski racing -- starts 11 am on Saturday, wraps up 11 am on Sunday. Teams or individuals. Held at Lappe Nordic.

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.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.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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