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Race Packet Pick-up
Friday 2/9 Vasaloppet Headquarters 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday, 2/10 Race day, Celebration Tent 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

When you pick up your packet, please confirm that your name, date of birth, and ski race are correct.

Ski Waxing – information coming soon.

Celebration Tent

The start and finish area will be right downtown, one block from the Celebration Tent so this is a great place to wait and keep warm before the start of your race.
After you pick-up your clothing bag adjacent to the Celebration Tent, go inside and celebrate your race with a tasty hot lunch, your race bib is your ticket. Then be sure to have some extra cash so you can enjoy a beverage at the bar.

Registration Information

No registrations on race day.

Online,  fax, and walk-in. registration closes on Friday 2/10 at 9 pm.

Transfers between races accepted until 2/6/17. Written request and $10.00 transfer fee required.

Entries are non-transferable. Skiing under another person’s name will result in disqualification.

There are no registration refunds, even if race is cancelled.

If you need to cancel due to a medical condition, please have your doctor provide a note, and your registration will be automatically transferred to the next year with no additional charge.

The Vasa and The Classic racers must be 18 years old by 12/31/17.
Racers under 18 years old in The Dala, The Team and The Bell Ringer races must have waiver signed by parent or guardian.

Clothing bag  
A bag tag will be included with your race packet. Please confirm that the number on the bag tag matches your bib number. You may use your own personal clothing bag, or a clothing bag provided by Vasaloppet USA. Securely close your bag and attach the bag tag so that the number is clearly visible. At the race start area, deliver your bag to Celebration Tent, where you will also pick it up when you cross the finish line.  You must have your race bib to claim your bag.

Parking
There is ample parking all over the City of Mora.

Self-seeding
The Vasaloppet uses a system that allows skiers to place themselves at the start area  according to their realistic expectations of their finish time.

Sportsmanship 
Please show consideration for your fellow skiers on the trail by following trail etiquette, including the yielding of the track. A special note to The Classic skiers – It’s a Classic style race so skating, even only a few strides is not cool (and could get you disqualified if a protest is filed.) If you really like that skate motion please register for The Vasa or The Dala Freestyle races.

If you drop out of the race 
It is important to notify the race office and soup stops are equipped with cell phones for your use. Ask a soup stop volunteer for the person in charge of the phones. Remember, there might be someone at thr finishline waiting for you.

Showers Available at Mora High School. Be sure to bring your own towel.

Skier Lunch  A free skier lunch is provided at the Celebration Tent. Your bib is your lunch ticket.

Awards Ceremony
Will be at the Celebration Tent following the skier lunch.

Lost items 
Please file a report if you have requested a recovered item, including a broken pole, to be returned to you. Reports are available at the Vasaloppet headquarters. Lots of the lost items end up at the race office so check there.

 

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