Category Archives: Race reports 2014

Finlandia Hiihto 2014 – “Finite Snow”

Water skiing! Rock skiing! Dirt skiing! and yes some snow skiing!  That was the 2014 Finlandia Hiihto Worldloppet race, with a little rain too.  The overcast weather shrouded any glimpse of the sun on both days. Despite appalling snow conditions … Continue reading

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More pictures from Finlandia

Pictures by Boris

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Tartu Open Track saved from the warm weather

The opening events of the 43rd Tartu Maraton, the Open Track, took place in Alutaguse Recreation Center, 200 km north east from Otepää ! Fantastic organization even if the poor snow conditions cut the classic tracks. Two laps from 25.5 … Continue reading

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La Transjurassiene 2014

The Jura Mountains where the La Transjurassiene is held are only a stone’s throw from Geneva International Airport in Switzerland.  It’s an easy 2 hour train trip from the airport via Nyon to La Cure then only 3 kilometres to … Continue reading

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More from Tartu and Transjurassienne

Pictures from ECMs Boris and Minoru. Transjurassienne pictures from Minoru: Tartu pictures from Boris:

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More from Konig Ludwig Lauf

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Comments on Dolomitenlauf 2014

Comments by member Annie Ponsonnet: I have several Austrian friends, and I enjoyed the two Austrian Euroloppet ‘Koasalauf’ and ‘Ganghoferlauf’ races. I was looking forward to the  Worldloppet ‘Dolo’ race. I did not mind the race distance being shortened and the … Continue reading

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Germany: Konig Ludwig Lauf

As the Oberammergau church bells toll, echoing through the dark night, light snow floats down, as I type this report. The Germans have followed the Italians and pulled a rabbit out of a hat (created a miracle).  Apparently a week … Continue reading

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Birkie Tour in 2014 – Another World

by Minoru Matsuyama This winter USA was covered so cold wave, air temperature was -35C. But, Birkie Tour week end was a lucky pocket, temperature was mild -7C at noon. It was a wonderful day, no wind, sunshine, blue sky … Continue reading

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Marcialonga – January 26th 2014

Despite limited natural snow on much of the lower kilometres of the Marcialonga course, the Italians succeeded in working a miracle and provided 70km of double ski track  to run the  mighty Marcialonga, much to the delight of skiers and … Continue reading

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