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.