Loppet Field Day and Surly Brewing Co. Trail Loppet

Sat September 18 - Sun September 19

Minneapolis, MN 55422 US


Packet pick-up schedule and locations will be posted 4 weeks prior to the event. Please check back at that time for details.

Loppet Field Day Schedule (Saturday)
  • Field Day 5K
  • Field Day 1 Mile
  • Field Day Half-Mile
  • Field Day Fun Activities
  • To participate in the 1 Mile or Half Mile sign up for the Field Day events - you can participate in one or both!
Surly Brewing Co. Schedule (Sunday)
  • Half Marathon
  • Half-Half (6-8 miles)

Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup Times/Locations

  • Friday, September 17th - Packet Pickup at the Trailhead from 4pm - 7pm
  • Saturday, September 18th - Packet Pickup at the Trailhead from 7am - 12pm
  • Sunday, September 19th - Packet Pickup at the Start Line from 7am - 10am

Donate or Become a Member!

Memberships Include:
  • Exclusive Member pin plus yearly rotating Loppet stickers for renewing members
  • Discounted registration fees for Loppet Run Club and Loppet Ski Club.
  • A 5% discount at Finn Sisu, a 10% discount at Pioneer Midwest plus a free Hotbox service + free ski ties with a ski purchase (PREMIUM ONLY), and 10% discount on clothing at Gear West (must show Member Card at store).
  • A 10% discount on Loppet Merchandise sold at The Trailhead.
  • A 20% discount on ski rentals
  • The opportunity to enjoy free and fun Loppet Member Events
  • The Foundation’s bi-annual newsletter and monthly e-newsletter




Course Map

The Saturday events will be held on the grass and dirt trails in the north section of Wirth Park near the Trailhead. Sunday events will use the entire Wirth Park system and will follow mostly grass and dirt trails with minimal connecting asphalt trails and streets. The start and finish will be near the Trailhead. Note that the half marathon utilizes some of the hilliest terrain in the park. Be ready for a challenge (but you can do it!).

Course Markings

Our experienced course marking team uses a combination of blue ribbons, blue arrows, flour and other signage. However, runners are responsible for paying attention and staying on course.


Aid Stations

Aid stations will have water and energy to keep runners hydrated on the course.

Cut-off Times

Racers may choose to finish, but course marshals and volunteers will be released from their positions at the cutoff times.




Placement award information will be posted here when available.

Surly-est Runner Contest

Did you get bumped around or really roughed up on the trail? Let us be the judge. Go to the Surly tent to get your name on the contest list before start of the awards ceremony. The one we deem most scratched, scraped, and bruised will be crowned the Surly-est Runner, rewarded with a swag bag! You must be present to win. Anything goes! We take scrapes, blood, sprains, lacerations and breaks (though, really, we hope it doesn’t come to this). The worse off you are, the better your chances of winning. Cheating is unacceptable.

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