The Trailhead1221 Theodore Wirth Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55422
The Coop FIS Cross Country World Cup is the premier international cross country ski race series, held annually at different host sites from November to March. It draws Olympic-level skiers, thousands of international spectators and widespread media attention.
With the support of Explore Minnesota and other partners, The Loppet Foundation is hosting one of the World Cup series races in Minneapolis' Theodore Wirth Park on March 17, 2020. The race will be part of a larger event called the Fastenal Parallel 45 Winter Festival, which will take place from March 14-17, 2020. This four day event will feature the World Cup race, live music, craft beer, citizen races, spectator events and more! Mark your calendars and join us for the first World Cup cross country ski race in the U.S. since 2001!