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Sun January 14, 2024 Minneapolis, MN 55422 US


Long Course Ski

9:00AM CST - 12:00PM CST

Long Course Fat Bike

11:00AM CST - 2:00PM CST
Do both Long Course Ski and Long Course Fat Bike races!

Double Dare Pre Challenge

9:00AM CST - 12:00PM CST

5K Freestyle

8:30AM CST - 12:00PM CST


The Pre-Loppet event includes both ski races and fat bike events. Pending good snow conditions with typical Loppet optimism and can-do-ism, the 2024 Pre-Loppet long course ski and fat bike (approx. 15K-18K) will utilize the natural snow trails in Theodore Wirth Park between the Trailhead and Glenwood Rd (e.g Bridge, Skyline, Tornado, JD Rivers, Wirth Lake and Jar Hill) and finish on the world class snowmaking trails plus the scenic natural snow Judy trail near the Trailhead.

The Pre-Loppet has always been the key tune-up event for the City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival.


1221 Theodore Wirth Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN US 55422

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