Vasaloppet one of 15 Visma Ski Classics Pro Tour Season XII events
The 12th edition of Visma Ski Classics Pro Tour consists of 15 events on 12 events weekends in 8 different countries. It has 3 new destinations 2021/2022: Orsa Grönklitt, Misurina and Tartu and one new competition format, The Individual Tempo. Season XII starts off with a Prologue weekend in Orsa Grönklitt, Sweden, on December 18th and ends in Northern Finland with the 70-km final Ylläs-Levi on April 9th. In total the tour covers a distance of 810 race km.
Season XII starts with a new destination in the Pro Tour, Orsa Grönklitt in Sweden. The prologue weekend includes a Pro Team Tempo on Saturday December 18th and an Individual Prologue on Sunday December 19th. After the holiday break, the tour picks up in another new destination, Misurina in Italy with Tre Cime Criterium Saturday January 8th, starting in San Marco and after a loop finishing on the Misurina lake. The Misurina Individual Tempo on Sunday January 9th is the first Individual Tempo in Ski Classics where the Pro Team athletes will start one at the time, skiing from Misurina up to the Rifugio Auronzo by the stunning Tre Cime di Lavaredo.
Next up is another back-to-back weekend in Val Venosta with hilly La Venosta on Saturday January 15th and flat Reschenseerennen on Sunday January 16th. A stop in Switzerland for Engadin La Diagonela on Saturday January 22nd, where the start has been moved to Pontresina shortening the race course to 55 km. Then back to Italy for the first Grand Classics event of the season, Marcialonga, taking place on Sunday January 30th, ending the Alp segment of the Tour.
The Pro Tour takes a weekend off before it continues northeast to the second Grand Classics event Jizerska50 on Sunday February 13th and thereafter to 60kmTartu Marathon, that makes it back in the Pro Tour for the first time since season one, on Sunday February 20th. The two events become the central/Eastern European segment before heading to Scandinavia.
Then it is time for the Scandinavian part, with the two Grand Classics events Vasaloppet on Sunday March 6th and Birkebeinerrennet on Saturday March 19th. Followed by Årefjällsoppet 100 km, voted Event of the Season in XI, on Saturday March 26th and Reistadløpet Saturday April 2nd. The final event, Ylläs-Levi on Saturday April 9th, concludes Visma Ski Classics season XII.
”The season XII is the most complete Tour we have set so far, with four competition blocks. And moving the prologue to Orsa Grönklitt and Scandinavia is natural after having for many years in the Alps, the idea is to have a dynamic opening. I am also happy to welcome Misurina as to welcome back Tartu Maraton, which I believe has one of the best and varied courses in the long distance world!” says David Nilsson CEO Visma Ski Classics.
Visma Ski Classics Pro Tour
Season XII 2021/2022:
1. December 18th 2021: Orsa Grönklitt Pro Team Tempo, Grönklitt, Sweden, 15 km
2. December 19th 2021: Orsa Grönklitt Individual Prologue, Grönklitt, Sweden, 35 km
3. January 8th 2022: Tre Cime Criterium, Misurina, Italy, 48 km
4. January 9th 2022: Misurina Individual Tempo, Misurina, Italy, 15 km
5. January 15th 2022: La Venosta, Val Venosta, Italy, 45 km
6. January 16th 2022: Reschenseerennen, Val Venosta, Italy, 50 km
7. January 22nd 2022: Engadin La Diagonela, Pontresina-Zuoz, Switzerland, 55 km
8. January 30th 2022: Marcialonga, Moena-Cavalese, Italy, 70 km
9. February 13th 2022: Jizerska50, Bedrichov, Czech Republic, 50 km
10. February 20th 2022: Tartu Maraton, Otepää-Elva, Estonia, 63 km
11. March 6th 2022: Vasaloppet, Sälen-Mora, Sweden, 90 km
12. March 19th 2022: Birkebeinerrennet, Rena-Lillehammer, Norway, 54 km
13. March 26th 2022: Årefjällsloppet, Vålådalen, Sweden, 100 km
14. April 2nd 2022: Reistadløpet, Setermoen-Bardufoss, Norway, 50 km
15. April 9th 2022: Ylläs-Levi, Ylläs-Levi, Finland, 70 km
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Vasaloppet upcoming events
Hemmavasan 2021 – July 3–August 22 2021, anytime, anywhere
Hemmavasan Cykel 90 – bike 94 km
Hemmavasan Cykel 45 – bike 43,5 km
Hemmavasan Cykel 30 – bike 31,7 km
Hemmavasan Cykel 10 – bike 10 km
Hemmavasan Ultra 90 – walk, jog or run 90,8 km
Hemmavasan Ultra 45 – walk, jog or run 44,2 km
Hemmavasan Trail 30 – walk, jog or run 31,7 km
Hemmavasan Trail 10 – walk, jog or run 10 km
Elite races, Summer 2021
Thur 19 Aug: Cykelvasan 90 Elit. 94 km. Start Sälen
Sun 22 Aug: Ultravasan 90 Elit. 90 km. Start Sälen
Sun 22 Aug: Ultravasan 45 Elit. 45 km. Start Oxberg
Anniversary race 2022
Sat 12 Feb: Jubileumsvasan. About 90 km. Start Sälen
Vasaloppet’s Winter Week 2022 – 100th anniversary!
Fri 25 Feb: Vasaloppet 30. 30 km. Start Oxberg
Sat 26 Feb: Tjejvasan. 30 km. Start Oxberg
Sun 27 Feb: Ungdomsvasan. 9 km Start Eldris, 19 km Start Hökberg
Sun 27 Feb: Öppet Spår Sunday. 90 km. Start Sälen
Mon 28 Feb: Öppet Spår Monday. 90 km. Freestyle. Start Sälen
Tue 1 Mar: Vasaloppet 45. 45 km. Start Oxberg
Fri 4 Mar: Stafettvasan. 9–24 km. 90 km relay for 5-person teams. Start Sälen
Fri 4 Mar: Nattvasan 90. 90 km. Freestyle. Individually or in two-person teams, start Sälen
Fri 4 Mar: Nattvasan 45. 45 km. Freestyle. Individually or in two-person teams, start Oxberg
Fri 4 Mar: Nattvasan 30. 30 km. Freestyle. Individually or in two-person teams, start Oxberg
Sat 5 Mar: Blåbärsloppet. 9 km. Start Eldris
Sun 6 Mar: Vasaloppet. 90 km. Start Sälen (FULLY BOOKED)