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Mar.2
CancelledPepsi Challenge (Biwabik, MN) | |
50K freestyle, classic; 25K freestyle, classic; 8K freestyle
9:00 am; 9:30 am, 9:40 am; 9:50 am
Canceled due to poor snow conditions. 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.2
CancelledLumberjack Jaunt (Brainerd, MN) | |
6K, 16K classic; 6K, 16K freestyle
12 pm; 12:10 pm
Rescheduled from Jan 27th, now cancelled due to poor snow conditions. One of the older races in Minnesota (started in 1972). Held at the Northland Arboretum. There's also a 1K kids race.
Mar.2
CancelledSleeping Giant Loppet (Thunder Bay, ON) | |
50K freestyle, classic, pursuit; 8K, 20K, 35K freestyle, classic
9:45 am; 10 am EST
Cancelled due to mild weather and poor snow conditions. 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.2
Nordic Spirit (Duluth, MN) |
12K, 24K classic
10 am
Held at the Spirit Mountain ski trails. Hosted by the Duluth XC ski club.
Mar.2
CancelledSquirrel Hill Loopy Loppet (Minocqua, WI) | |
12K freestyle, classic; 6K mixed
10 am
Cancelled due to poor snow conditions. Held on a 6K loop, ski classic or freestyle or do a mixed 6K. 2km kids race to follow.
Mar.2-3
Rhinelander JNQ (Rhinelander, WI) | |
5K, 10K freestyle Sat; 5K, 10K classic Sun
Moved to Birkie Trailhead, format changed. Junior National Qualifier racing for the Great Lakes division. Held on the CAVOC trails, hosted by the Northwoods Nordic Ski Club.
Mar.3
Erik Judeen Classic (Duluth, MN) |
10K classic
11 am
Held out on the Charlie Banks ski trails at Korkki Nordic Center. A true test of your classic skills on the single track trails of Korkki Nordic. Kids race too. Korkki Nordic has been hosting the Erik Judeen 10k Classic Ski since 1963; after 60+ years, the race is still going strong! As always, there is fun for the whole family, and spectators are also welcome! No pre-registration required! The race is free - Our gift to the nordic ski community!
Mar.3
NewHiihto Relays (Saint Paul, MN) | |
4 x 3.3K two person relay
11 am
Rescheduled from New Years Day due to poor snow conditions. Two-person relay, each skier completing two 3.3K laps for a total of 13.2K.
Mar.9
Great Bear Chase (Calumet, MI) | |
10K, 25K, 50K freestyle, classic; 20K, 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.9-16
Canadian Nationals (Gatineau, QC)

Week long competition including team sprints, classical and freestyle races, and short and long sprints.
Mar.11-16
Junior Nationals (Lake Placid, NY) |
5K, 7.5K classic Mon; classic sprints Wed; 5K, 10K, 15K classic Fri; relay Sat
Junior Championships for USSA. Interval start on Monday, mass start on Friday.

Ongoing Race Series

Nov.30-Mar.28
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.
View a full list of Race Series and combined awards.
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