Loppet Foundation


Saturday 4:00 p.m.
Start: Near Lake Calhoun Center on Lake Calhoun.
Finish: Loppet Village.

Register early. Free through November 30. Event fees apply starting December 1, and the price goes up along the way. Everyone is a winner – all kids receive a medal, cookie and hot chocolate.


The Minnesota Youth Ski League will provide ski equipment for use in the Minne-Loppet. Come early, supplies are limited.

There are two different courses – 1.5 kilometers (green course) or 3 kilometers (red course). Skiers can choose either course. Look for green flutter flags for the short course and red flutter flags for the long course.

Entry Fees

Status Through August 31 Through November 30 Through January 4 Through January 23 January 27 (in-person only) Through January 30 February 4 (in-person only)
Minne-Loppet Open $0 $0 $10 $15 $20 (No day-of registration)


Proceeds from the City of Lakes Loppet Festival events benefit the Loppet Foundation. Learn more about the Foundation's mission, vision, and values.