Seeley Hills Classic

Seeley, WI

Utilizes the American Birkebeiner Ski Trail. The 42K skiers will start at the OO building, go north on the new Birkie Classic Trail and return on the Birkie Trail to OO. They will cross OO and go south 11K to the turnaround and return north to the finish at the OO building. Skiers of the 22K race will start at OO building, ski south 11K to the turnaround and head north to finish at OO. Cut-off time will be enforced. Go to event website

Sisu Ski Fest

Ironwood, MI

"Finnish" in downtown Ironwood. Ski through historic mining areas, scenic bluffs, along the Montreal River and by the World's Tallest Native American Statue. Commemorative SISU souvenirs for the first 500 races to sign up! Locally crafted age group awards. Traditional "Yooper" fare. Go to event website

Pepsi Challenge Ski Race

Biwabik, MN

An exciting course has been designed to provide a pleasant experience for skiers of all levels. All races start and end at Giants Ridge in front of The Lodge and are spectator friendly. At the start there is 1K of wide open skiing (at least 6 across) before ascending ancient over burden mountains and descending into beautiful scenic wood lands. The 50k challenges the more daring skiers on the famous World Cup and Olympic training trails, before completion in the stadium in front of the Lodge. The 10k race is perfect for beginners to intermediate and the course will lap through the Stadium twice. The entire race course is groomed to provide excellent conditions for both skaters and traditional skiers. Feed stations are provided approximately every 8k. Gatorade and water available. Trails and race distances are subject to change. Go to event website

Noquemanon Ski Marathon

Marquette, MI

The MGHS Noquemanon Ski Marathon and mBank Half Noque, both in their 14th year, continue to attract cross country skiers from around the nation and around the world. Thousands of skiers have taken the 50K or 25K trek from Ishpeming, the birthplace of organized skiing and home to the U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame to Marquette's Superior Dome, the world's second largest wooden domed stadium along the shores of Lake Superior. Go to event website

North American Vasa

Traverse City, MI

The North American Vasa Festival of Races is back again! MichiganÍs premier cross-county ski trail offers the ultimate groomed trails for all abilities and gorgeous scenery along the trail. Go to event website

City of Lakes Loppet

Minneapolis, MN

The City of Lakes Loppet is a cross-country ski festival featuring the beautiful trails and lakes of the Twin Cities. Join us on the first weekend in February for this celebration of winter in Minnesota! Go to event website

Mora Vasaloppet

Mora, MN

Experience the Vasaloppet, renowned for its hometown hospitality, volunteer spirit and four races that challenge the expert racer and touring novice alike. Go to event website

American Birkebeiner

Hayward, WI

The Birkie is a year-round lifestyle choice for thousands of outdoor fitness enthusiasts of all levels. From its signature ski race--the legendary American Birkebeiner--The Birkie has grown into an exciting array of fitness and recreational opportunities. The 88-kilometer Birkie Trail system attracts skiers, runners, bikers, trekkers, and hikers, from casual day-trippers to elite superstars. Located near Hayward and Cable, Wisconsin, the Birkie is now an outdoor sports mecca, a series of great races, a fitness destination, and a lifestyle. Ski . Run . Live! Go to event website

Great Bear Chase

Calumet, MI

The Great Bear Chase is a great cross country ski event in a land of great amounts of snow. Racers enjoy pasty lunch, prizes and some time to talk over the day. All five events start in a new stadium area and use all the varied trails at Swedetown including the most challenging hills. Go to event website