Loppet Foundation

Rossignol Junior Loppet

U8 1.5km Race Start: 3:00 p.m.
U10/U12 3.5km Race Start: 3:03 p.m.
U14 and Older 5km Race Start: 3:06 p.m.

The Junior Loppet event begins near the Lake Calhoun Center on the northwest corner of Lake Calhoun. There are three course distances to challenge the older, middle, and youngest ages of the Junior Loppet participants. The courses loop around Lake Calhoun and finish with the crowds awaiting them in the Loppet Village near the Lake Calhoun Center. The race is open to anyone 19 and under.


Prize Categories

Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each two-year age class:

U20 Born between January 1, 1997 and December 31, 1998
U18 Born in 1999 or 2000
U16 Born in 2001 or 2002
U14 Born in 2003 or 2004
U12 Born in 2005 or 2006
U10 Born in 2007 or 2008
U8 Born after December 31, 2008

Entry Fee

Status Through August 31 Through November 30 Through January 11 Through January 31 Through February 3 (in-person only) Through February 4 (in-person only)
Rossignol Junior Loppet Closed $13 $15 $17 $20 $25 No day-of registration

Registration and transaction fees are nonrefundable, including in the event of cancellation. Registration is not transferable to another person or another event for any reason, including injury. Competing under another person’s name will result in disqualification.

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