Lake Placid, adirondacks usa - The first-ever Nordic Festival, including ski clinics, demonstrations, parties, headlamp tours and the 33rd Annual Lake Placid Loppet will be held February 27 - March 1, 2015 at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, N.Y.
The Lake Placid Loppet has established itself as one of the best events of its kind in the US. Thousands of skiers have enjoyed skiing and racing on the challenging Mt. Van Hoevenberg trails. As a member of the American Ski Marathon Series, this event attracts hundreds of skiers from across the United States and Canada. It consists of a 50 kilometer Loppet (30.1 miles) and a 25-kilometer Kort Loppet (about 15 miles).
Online registration for the Lake Placid Loppet and Kort Loppet is available now. The cost is $99 for participants who sign up before Jan. 1, 2105, including a festival pass and event t-shirt. Sign up between Jan. 2 and Feb. 25 and the cost is $125.
The Nordic Festival gets underway, Friday, Feb. 27, with the annual St. Lawrence University Winter Carnival. On Saturday Feb. 28, skiers of all abilities and ages can all participate in a 12.5K event at Mt. Van Hoevenberg at 1 p.m. Racers can enter the 12.5K race online now. The entry fee for this event is $50 and includes a Nordic Festival t-shirt if registered before Jan. 1. Racers who have already signed up for the Loppet and Kort Loppet the price is just $25.
For more information about the Nordic Festival, visit the event page.