Saturday, February 13, 2016


58km  Start time: 10:00 a.m.

Our 58K gives you the opportunity to ski one of the longest one-day marathon races in the country. And the course, with its rolling, wooded countryside, is also one of the fastest.

The first male and female finishers in the 58K race will receive a free trip to the Swedish Vasaloppet ski race or $1,000.


42K Classic  Start time: 9:00 a.m.

This race is for classic style skiers only, who begin their race one hour before the freestyle 35K and 58K races.

Skiers participating in the 42K Classic will begin at the starting area, then traverse a trail that is filled with hills, curves and woods. The 42K then rejoins the 35K to the finish line in downtown Mora.



35K  Start time: 10:00 a.m.

After a mass start north of Mora, the 35K and 58K split. From there, they ski their way south through forests and meadows. The 35K race attracts competitive skiers as well as recreational skiers seeking the thrill of the Vasaloppet and the downtown finish.



TeamLoppet  Start time: 12:30 p.m.

The TeamLoppet consists of five skiers to race as a team down the 13km course. The top four times are combined to determine the teams's time.



13K  Start time: 12:30 p.m.

The 13K is perfect for skiers who enjoy skiing shorter distances. The 13km features official timing of all skiers and the excitement of crossing the downtown finish line. The race begins at 12:30 p.m. at Knife Lake and follows the 35km and 42km course.


Sunday, February 14, 2016

The Miniloppet

The Miniloppet  Start time: 12:00 p.m.

The Miniloppet, held on Sunday afternoon, offers children 13 years old and younger a chance to participate in the excitement of skiing a 1.5K, 4K or 7K course and cross the finish line in downtown Mora. They will hear the ringing of the bells in the bell tower signaling the finish is near. All skiers receive completion medals.

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Skijoring 8.5K and 3K Races; Start time: 2:00 p.m.

A fun, new and exciting event will be the 8.5K Skijoring Race beginning at 2 p.m. and 3K Race at 2:03 p.m. The start will be on Lake Mora north of the Mora Library and follow the Vasaloppet Trail to the Nordic Ski Center where the races will follow the 7K and 1.5K Miniloppet Trails back to the finish in downtown Mora. Bib pick-up will be in the celebration tent.


Friday, February 12, 2015

The Friendship Tour

The Friendship Tour  Start time: 7:00 p.m.

No registration required, free to all. Participating in the Friendship Tour on Friday evening offers families and touring skiers an opportunity to experience the Vasaloppet without racing in one of the five Saturday events. The 2K Friendship Tour (about one mile) begins at 7 p.m. at the Vasaloppet Nordic Center and ends at the gazebo in the city's Library Park.

After a music-filled start at the Nordic Center, skiers will be guided by lanternlight to Mora Lake. At the shore of Lake Mora candlelight will illuminate the trail across the lake and up the hill past the Belltower and to the finish. Snacks, hot chocolate, warm blueberry sport drink will be served at the finish.

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