How to influence your start position
Unless you are registered for Vasaloppet, your start position in Vasaloppet 45 is based on your registration date. Early registration results in an earlier start group and later registration results in a start group further back.
Vasaloppet 45 is a seeding based race for Vasaloppet. If registration for Vasaloppet is done before registration to Vasaloppet 45 you will automatically be assigned to start group 0 in Vasaloppet 45. If you register the other way around you will need to contact Vasaloppet in order to be assigned to start group 0.
Bus to start
Once in place at the event you can take the Vasaloppet busses to the start and back home after your finish. With the busses you’re guaranteed to arrive well rested and on time, and you can leave your car at home. Tickets are sold at vasaloppet.se, at the bus entrances, and at the race offices in Sälen and Mora. We recommend advance booking to secure your place!
On the page The Vasaloppet busses you’ll find timetables, bus stops and ticket booking. You can also get to the start area by car, in which case we recommend leaving in very good time!
Through Vasaloppet’s official wax services you can get your skis waxed before the race. Vasaloppet’s wax services can be booked in advance, though the number of pre-bookings is limited.
Collect start number and data chip
All participants must wear a start number and data chip. These are collected at our race offices. Start numbers and data chips that are not collected the day before the race will be at the race office at your start location. On the page Opening Hours you can see when our race offices are open.