The first weekend is all about cycling, starting on Thursday and Friday with the short invitational race Cykelvasasprinten by Lindvallen in Sälen. Cykelvasan Öppet Spår also runs on Friday, starting at the classic Vasaloppet start in Berga by in Sälen, just like the main bike race Cykelvasan 90 on Saturday. The shorter Sunday races Ungdomscykelvasan, Cykelvasan 30 and Cykelvasan 45 start in Oxberg.
The running races take place on the second weekend of the Summer Week. On Friday, Trailvasan 10 is arranged, with start and finish in Mora. On Saturday there are two relay races and three individual races: The ten-person relay Vasastafetten, with sections of 4.5–15 km, and the four-person relay Vasakvartetten, with sections of 19.1–24.2 km, both start in Sälen. The prestigious running race Ultravasan 90 starts in Sälen as early as 05.00 while the shorter version, Ultravasan 45, starts in Oxberg. Trailvasan 30 starts in Oxberg.
Every year Vasaloppet attracts about 100,000 participants. Which race is right for you?
Vasaloppet’s Summer Week 2022
Bike and running races in the Vasaloppet arena
• Friday, August 12
Cykelvasan Öppet Spår 94 km, start Sälen
Cykelvasasprinten 1 km, Lindvallen, Sälen
• Saturday, August 13
Cykelvasan 90 94 km, start Sälen
• Sunday, August 14
Cykelvasan 45 45 km, start Oxberg
Cykelvasan 30 32 km, start Oxberg
Ungdomscykelvasan 32 km, start Oxberg
• Friday, August 19
Trailvasan 10 10 km, start Mora
• Saturday, August 20
Ultravasan 90 90 km, start Sälen
Ultravasan 45 45 km, start Oxberg
Trailvasan 30 30 km, start Oxberg
Vasastafetten 90 km, running relay for ten-person teams, start Sälen
Vasakvartetten 90 km, running relay for four-person teams, start Sälen
Vasaloppstrippeln – ski, bike and run Vasaloppet in one year
Vasaloppstrippeln, the Vasaloppet trifecta, is a challenge where participants complete three Vasaloppet races during one calendar year. Ski, bike and run 90, 45 or 30 kilometres in forefathers’ tracks.