The Vasaloppet First Chance Race is scheduled for Saturday, January 4 beginning at 11am at the Vasaloppet Nordic Center.
The First Chance Race will offer skiers the option of a 5km or 15 km race on potions of the Vasaloppet race course. It is the first event of the Vasaloppet winter race series. That series also includes the Moraloppet on Feb. 1, the Vasaloppet races on Feb. 8, and the Last Chance race in March.
Skiers can register online through January 3 or on the morning of the race. Race distances are dependent on the snowmaking conditions through December.