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Swedish Mile Trail Run set for October 10

In-person Trail Run with COVID precautions

The Swedish Mile Trail Run is an adventure trail race through the beautiful fall colors of the Vasaloppet Nordic Center trails in Mora Minnesota. Experience the trails before the Snow Farmers begin “Planting” this years’ crop and help raise funds to support their efforts.

October 10, 2020
11:00am Start Register Here
The annual Swedish Mile Trail Race is a 10K timed trail race and a 5K fun run to raise money for snow-making operations at the Vasaloppet Nordic Center.

Complete Details Here

We’re Hiring! Join the Vasaloppet USA Team

Unique part time/seasonal employment opportunity

Vasaloppet USA Race Coordinator

This could be the perfect position for the right community-minded individual. The Vasaloppet Race Coordinator is responsible for organizational functions and providing a professional, welcoming first contact to skiers and general public.  In addition to interpersonal skills, Coordinator needs to be: organized and self-motivated, have ability to work on own initiative, experience dealing directly with customers, be able to work under pressure, knowledgeable of IT (databases, MS Office, spreadsheets, email, web etc.), and possesses good writing skills.

Basic bookkeeping knowledge is helpful but not required.

This position is highly seasonal ranging from very few hours during spring and summer months to full time leading up to the early February race.

To apply or for more details send resume to:

 information@vasaloppet.us.

Skiers: Plan on being in Mora for Vasaloppet USA

Regional races band together to plan for 2021 race season
Video of first working group meeting July 21.

Vasaloppet committee begins COVID-19 planning for 2021 Vasaloppet in Mora

The Vasaloppet USA along with the American Birkebeiner, the City of Lakes Loppet, the Noquemanon Ski Marathon, Great Bear Chase, and the Sisu Ski Fest have formed a cooperative working group to develop plans on how to safely hold their scheduled ski races in 2021. Video of first working group meeting July 21.

The Vasaloppet, as with most of the races, plans to hold the regularly scheduled races with necessary changes to assure the safety of skiers and volunteers. A COVID-19 Vasaloppet committee is meeting to determine this changes.

All the events involved in the regional race working group say while they are committed to holding races, skiers should expect some significant changes due to COVID-19.

Registration for Vasaloppet USA 2021 is open now. Be sure to register before the fees increase on September 1, 2020.

 

 

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