News

  • 1 week ago

    Over 9,000 have already secured their start place in Vasaloppet's Summer Week 2021 – registration for everyone is open

    After the decision that Vasaloppet's Summer Week 2020 will not run on location in the Vasaloppet Arena due to the covid-19 pandemic, those 18,000 with registered start places have now chosen how to proceed. In summary over 9,000 have chosen to move their start to next year and over 8,500 will participate in Hemmavasan this summer. Registration for the Summer Week 2021 and Hemmavasan 2020 is now opening for everyone.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Vasaloppet's CEO concludes her service

    After four and a half years Eva-Lena Frick has chosen to resign from her position as CEO of Vasaloppet: "I've had fantastic years here and the pleasure of working with competent, driven colleagues and an enormously strong brand. But for personal reasons I've now chosen to conclude my service."

  • 4 weeks ago

    Vasaloppet launches Hemmavasan 2020

    Vasaloppet's Summer Week, August 14–22, 2020, with the biggest Nordic mountain bike race Cykelvasan 90 and the biggest Nordic ultrarunning race Ultravasan, will not be held on location in the Vasaloppet Arena.

  • 1 month ago

    Vasaloppet, one of four races in cross country skiing’s new “Grand Slam”

    The long-distance skiing world championship, Visma Ski Classics, launches The Grand Classics Events. If an athlete wins all four in the same season he or she completes a Grand Slam. The Grand Classics events are the four largest and most prestigious events in the Pro Tour: Marcialonga, Jizerska Padesatka, Vasaloppet, and Birkenbeinerrennet.

  • 2 months ago

    Vasaloppet is part of Visma Ski Classics Pro Tour 2020/21

    The 11th edition of Visma Ski Classics Pro Tour, Season XI, includes 11 events with a total of 586 km. It starts with the Prologue weekend in Livigno with a 15 km Pro Team Tempo 15 km on November 27th, 2020, and ends in Northern Finland when the 70-kilometer final Ylläs-Levi takes place on April 17th, 2021, a winter tour around Europe.

  • 2 months ago

    Work in the Vasaloppet Arena continues all year round

    Snow and ice melts away from this winter's ski tracks and soon summer will enter the Vasaloppet Arena. This means that 90 km of bike and running tracks have to be kept in tip-top shape, something that doesn't happen by itself. Vasaloppet has seven year-round employees working the ninety-kilometre arena. We had a chat with Arena Manager Anders Holmberg about the work in the arena this spring.

  • 2 months ago

    Notice about Vasaloppet's Summer Week 2020 before Midsummer

    The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many summer sports events to cancel or postpone. Vasaloppet is choosing to continue planning for the Summer Week, August 14-22 and to adapt the events to the new conditions. "Of course we are also affected by the pandemic. Our goal is to run the races but we're not yet certain what shape that will take," says Eva-Lena Frick, Vasaloppet's CEO.

  • 3 months ago

    1 minute and 20 seconds of ski joy from the Winter Week 2020

    Sun, snow, rain and ice. Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2020 gave us every imaginable weather condition, challenging participants and organizers alike. But it also gave us masses of smiles and excited people, long-awaited finishes, acts of strength and tears of joy.

  • 3 months ago

    Watch Vasaloppet 2020. Free access to Visma Ski Classics PLAY now

    As from today, April 6th, until June 30th, a free of charge access to the live streaming platform Visma Ski Classics PLAY is offered to cross country ski fans around the globe, including the Visma Ski Classics 60-minute Season highlight published today! And also the 5-hour broadcast from Vasaloppet 2020 with English commentary.

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