SATURDAY?? Yes, SATURDAY!!
Also, note START TIME adjustments for MARATHON, SPORT Men/Women, COMP Men/Women, ELITE Women (for Laddies Loppet ONLY)!
ON-LINE REGISTRATION ONLY
Early Pre-Registration closes Thursday, Sept 1 at 8:00 PM
Late Pre-Registration closes FRIDAY, Sept 2 at 8:00 PM
The Registration "Race #10 - Laddies Loppet (SATURDAY, SEPT 3)" is not currently available.
No Day-Of Registration....Pre-Registration Only
No Day-Of Class Changes
ALL racers, please CHECK-IN at Registration at least 30 min before your race. (If you have your race number, please bring it to check-in.)
Racers who have NOT raced a Series race this year will pick up their race number on race day.
Racers who HAVE raced a Series race this year will use their existing race number and will NOT pick up a new race number.
|Class||Start Time||Approx. Distance||# of Laps||Early Pre-Registration (closes 9/1 @ 8:00 pm)||Late Pre-registration (closes 9/2 @ 8:00 pm)|
|Kids Comp||9:00 AM||3 miles||1||$18||$28|
|Citizen Men & Women||9:30 AM||7 miles||1||$29||$39|
|Sport Women||11:00 AM||7 miles||1||$34||$44|
|Marathon||11:10 AM||44 miles||4||$38||$48|
|Sport Men||11:15 AM||11 miles||1||$34||$44|
|Comp Women||11:21 AM||11 miles||1||$34||$44|
|Elite Men||1:10 PM||18 miles||2 starter loops + one full lap||$38||$48|
|Elite Women||1:30 PM||15 miles||1 starter loop + one full lap||$38||$48|
|Comp Men||1:38 PM||15 miles||1 starter loop + one full lap||$34||$44|
|All riders 18 and under||$23||$33|
Award ceremonies will follow each class of racing. Medals (1st, 2nd, 3rd) will be awarded for all classes/subcategories as follows:
Kids Comp (Age Group)
Citizen (Age Group, Clydesdale)
Sport (Age Group, Clydesdale)
Comp (Age Group, Single Speed, Fat Bike)
Elite (Age Group, Overall)
2022 Race Information
Laddies Loppet Mountain Bike Event
Saturday, September 3, 2022 (Series Cross Country Race) & Sunday, September 4, 2022 (Short Track Race)
The Laddies Loppet Mountain Bike Event is held every Labor Day weekend at Maplelag Resort, with the first event taking place in 1990. This is a great event for the whole family with races and age categories for every type of rider. The entire resort is reserved for the mountain bike event. Lodging is available onsite with camping. (Note: You must and please register before the event for camping. No show up day of camping permitted. This will be strictly enforced.) We have a dirt jump track for the kids, bonfire Sunday night, swimming, canoes, and a great atmosphere.
The race and course are designed and promoted by mountain bikers and was voted the race of the year in 2011, 2012 & 2016! We continue to add new singletrack every season.
Racing action begins on Saturday with the traditional Series Cross Country races for all classes. The cross country races count for points in the Series.
On Sunday we will hold our traditional Short Track races with Open Men's and Women's Classes in Kids Comp, Citizen, Sport, Comp and Expert/Elite. The Short Track racing will be held on a tight course winding through the cabins and trees near the lodge making for great spectating.
For more information and trail reports, visit the Maplelag website.
You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram for course updates and event details: @LaddiesLoppet
The race is named after one our original friendly dogs named Laddie. The word Loppet comes from the Norwegian word lopet which refers to an endurance event over varied terrain.
Note: Canadian racers will NOT be required to carry a UCI license to race in the Minnesota Mountain Bike Series.
*Specific course elements are subject to change based on course conditions on race day and discretion of the race director and property owner.
Citizen, Sport Women
Marathon, Sport Men, Comp Women, Comp Men, Elite Women, Elite Men
|Class||Start Time||Distance||Early Pre-Registration (closes 9/1 @ 8:00 pm)||Late Pre-Registration (closes 9/3 @ 8:00 pm)|
|Kids Comp||10:00 AM||2 laps||$10||$15|
|Citizen, Sport Women||10:15 AM||10 min + 1 lap||$15||$20|
|Sport Men, Comp Women||10:45 AM||12 min + 1 lap||$15||$20|
|Comp Men, Elite Women||11:15 AM||14 min + 1 lap||$15||$20|
|Elite Men||11:45 AM||18 min + 2 laps||$15||$20|
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