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2023 Regional Cross Country (XC) Ski Races

While outdoor skating may not be possible up north we have a few other great opportunities for you to stay in shape while the white fluffy stuff is on the ground. Our Race Director Joe pulled together his list of the top cross-country ski races in the region. Did we miss your favorite? Let us know and we can get it added!


Sisu Ski Fest - January 6-7, Ironwood, MI

They have closed registration, having hit capacity.

Noquemanon - January 27-28, Ishpeming to Marquette, MI

Nordic Spirit Ski Race and Wooden Ski Tour - January 29, Duluth, MN

City of Lakes Loppet - February 4-5, Minneapolis, MN

Vasaloppet USA - February 11-12, Mora, MN

Minnesota Finlandia - February 18, Bemidji, MN

American Birkebeiner - February 22-26, Cable to Hayward, WI

Pepsi Challenge Ski Races - March 4, Biwabik, MN

Great Bear Chase - March 11, Calumet, MI

What is the NorthShore Inline Marathon?

The NorthShore Inline Marathon is North America's premier Inline marathon. Started in 1996 by Olympian George Hovland, NSIM has become the largest marathon of its kind in the United States bringing together thousands of skaters to northern Minnesota every September. With over 10 skating, roller skiing, and running races NSIM is perfect for everyone.

Join us September 15th - 17th for a full weekend of activities!

Skate, run, and ski the NorthShore!

Registration is open and can be found on our website:

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