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Konig Ludwig Lauf 2018 race report

On the weekend of 3/4th February, Germany’s Konig Ludwig Lauf Worldloppet race was held in Oberammergau. The race start was near Ettal and finished at the Sports Centre in Oberammergau. On Saturday at 9am some 500 skiers lined up for … Continue reading

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2018 Marcialonga Report

Passo Lavaze: On Thursday 25th January the crowds flocked to Passo Lavaze for the annual 22km Silver Worldloppet classic ski race. The sun was shining, it was still and the temperature was just below zero, making for extremely pleasant conditions … Continue reading

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Dolomitenlauf 2018

We arrived in Obertilliach Austria on Wednesday 18th January, a few days before the weekend of Dolomitenlauf events. Obertilliach is a small mountain village with a population of 700, mostly farmers at about 1500 metres elevation. The farmland is all … Continue reading

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China-Vasaloppet 2018 race report

Being independent travellers and finding information for the China Vasaloppet so difficult to obtain, this race report will provide lots of information for fellow travellers as well as info on the 2018 race. Several years ago, when China Vasaloppet first … Continue reading

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The worlds biggest long distance skirace calendar 2018

As every year we present a list of circa four houndred skimarathon races. The longest we know of. The list is made by our executive member Thomas Huber. Enjoy the list. It contains skiraces from so many nations. Happy travel and … Continue reading

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Ushuaialoppet and Marchablanca 2017

The Tierra Mayor valley a few km north from Ushuaia had abundant snow early August. But just a few days before Ushuaialoppet planned on August 12, strong rains and high temperatures destroyed the snow cover. Skiers who visited the area … Continue reading

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Worldloppet Master cheating scandal. Status update

Time has passed and this is an update and latest status on the cheating masters. Many cheating race results have been set to DSQ (disqualified) the last year and many master diplomas have from this been removed. But there is … Continue reading

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