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Mar.4
Pepsi Challenge (Biwabik, MN) |
25K, 50K classic; 50K, 25K freestyle; 8K freestyle
9:00 am; 9:30 am, 9:40 am; 9:50 am
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.4
Sleeping Giant Loppet (Thunder Bay, ON) |
50K freestyle, classic, pursuit; 8K, 20K, 35K freestyle, classic
9:45 am; 10 am EST
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.4
Squirrel Hill Loopy Loppet (Minocqua, WI) |
12K freestyle, classic; 6K mixed
10 am
Held on a 6K loop, ski classic or freestyle or do a mixed 6K. 2km kids race to follow.
Mar.5
Erik Judeen Classic (Duluth, MN) |
10K classic
11 am
Held out on the Charlie Banks ski trails at Korkki Nordic Center. One of the oldest races in Minnesota! A true test of your classic skills on the single track trails of Korkki Nordic. Kids race too. Great door prizes and medals for top 3 in age categories. Registration online or at Korkki from 9 am until race start.
Mar.11
Great Bear Chase (Calumet, MI) |
10K, 25K, 50K freestyle, classic; 50K pursuit
8:00 am EST
Held on the Swedetown Trails. There is also a Junior Bear Chase held on Friday, 1/2K - 5K distances.
Mar.12-19
Canadian Nationals (Thunder Bay, ON) |

Week long competition including team sprints, classical and freestyle races, and short and long sprints.
Mar.13-16
Junior Nationals (Fairbanks, AK) |
7.5K classic Mon; freestyle sprints Tues; 5K, 10K, 15K freestyle Thurs
Junior Championships for USSA.
Mar.25-26
24 Hours of Lappe (Thunder Bay, ON) |
24 hour race
11 am
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

Jan.4-Mar.1
MYSL Team Sprints & Family Night (Minneapolis, MN) |
team sprints
6:30 pm (repeats Wednesdays)
This informal Wednesday night race series at Wirth Park is based on two-person relays with a different format each week. Bring a partner or sign up to be matched with a skier of similar ability. Adult, child and adult/child divisions. High school teams welcome, but must pre-register. Great way to introduce kids and adults to racing. NEW in 2023, we are encouraging families with kids to come out and ski together, watch the Sprints, play games and socialize every week! We will have a small obstacle course set up most weeks.
Jan.24-Mar.28
2.5K, 5K freestyle, classic
6 pm (repeats every 3-4 weeks)
Fun evening series at MTU, dates this season are: Jan 24th, Feb 7th, and Mar 28th.
View a full list of Race Series and combined awards.
Legend Trail details & reports Race Updates Results