News

  • 2 days ago

    64 nations and more statistics for Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2019

    On Tuesday (2019-02-19) at midnight online registration closes for Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2019. After that you need to register on location. Yes, you can actually register all the way up until the start if there are places available. As per tradition we will present some geographic registration statistics for Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2019.

  • 4 days ago

    At least 14 couples getting married at Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2019

    Lovely news to get around Valentine's Day: All you need is love… and Vasaloppet! Getting married after finishing a ski race during Vasaloppet's Winter Week turns out to be a popular idea. So far 14 couples have notified that they're ready to say "I do" to each other during the world premiere of these ski-in nuptials in forefathers' tracks. "It's so fun, we've had to recruit more priests for the Winter Week," says Matts Sandström, the vicar of Mora.

  • 7 days ago

    Continued time penalty for littering

    The rule that adds a time penalty of 15 minutes if you are found to have littered where not allowed during your race is now in its third year. Last year, monitoring was strengthened with an increased number of inspectors, using better equipment, and Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2019 continues along the same track.

  • 1 week ago

    Information about registration and alterations Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2019

    It's high time to register for Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2019. Around 60,000 are already registered but there are still plenty of places available for those who want to ski in a race (or several). You can register online at vasaloppet.se up until Tuesday, February 19, at midnight. After that, registering on location is the only option!

  • 2 weeks ago

    60,000 registered for Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2019

    Snow and cold weather has grasped large parts of Sweden, and Vasaloppet has grasped the skiers: About 60,000 participants from around 60 nations are registered for races during the Vasaloppet Winter Week 2019. Cross-country elite are skiing, recreational athletes are skiing, celebrities are skiing, neighbours and co-workers might even be skiing. This year we have more races than ever before so there are still plenty of start places available for those who want to participate – anything between 9 and 90 kilometres is on the menu. The "main" Vasaloppet is fully booked, though.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Vasaloppet removes all glide wax with fluorine

    Vasaloppet has decided to, as early as this winter, remove all ski waxes that contain fluorine-based substances from the official wax service due to environmental and health risks connected to these products.

  • 4 weeks ago

    We're right on track!

    Preparations for Vasaloppet's Winter Week and the 95th Vasaloppet since 1922 are well underway along the whole Vasaloppet track. We hope you had a good holiday break with opportunities to charge your batteries and polish your technique in preparation for your race in forefathers' tracks; take your time and come well-prepared to the start in just over a month. We look forward to seeing you!

  • 4 weeks ago

    Watch our Nattvasan videos

    Most who have skied Nattvasan will tell you that it's a magical experience but also a great challenge that puts you to the test in the dark of evening and night. In the Vasaloppet School you'll find some instructional videos that can help you prepare with things that are knowing beforehand and keeping in mind out in the tracks.

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