2023 TNSC Annual Loppet - Mass Start

TNSC Loppet - Sunday, March 26, 2023


Where: Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club, on Portage Bay Road (just north of the Cobalt turnoff -- intersection of Highway 11 & 11B)

When: Sunday, March 26th, 2023

Registration Instructions:

  • Register online for all events.
  • On-line registration closes on Saturday, March 25th at 10:00 PM.
  • In-person registrations at the chalet will be accepted on the morning of the Loppet (before 10:00 a.m.)
  • Pick up your race bib on race day at the chalet.

Entry Fee:

  • Age 18 and under: $10.00*
  • Adults (19 and over): $20.00*
  • *Plus applicable processing (credit card) fees

Race Events, Distances and Start Times:

All are MASS STARTS----->

11:00 AM:

1 km Classic/Skate

11:20 AM:

2 km Classic/Skate

5 km Classic/Skate

10 km Classic/Skate

20 km Classic/Skate

Facilities and Food:

The Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club has a large heated log chalet with indoor washrooms, kitchen, waxing area and change rooms for men and women. The club offers ski and snowshoe rentals at very affordable, family-friendly rates.

A lunch (chili and bun, including vegetarian option) will be available to purchase after the loppet, starting at noon. Cost for lunch is $8 for adults and $6 for ages 12 & under.

Prizes and Awards:

  • Participation wood medals (woodals) will be awarded to all who completed the Loppet.
  • Weather-permitting, award presentations will take place outside the chalet at approximately 1:30 pm. Alternatively, awards will be inside in two separate presentations, with awards for the shorter distances first at approximately 12:30 pm.

Weather Considerations:

  • The course is subject to change, without notice, due to weather and snow conditions.
  • Cancellation due to poor trail conditions or extreme weather will be announced via e-mail by Friday, March 24th (barring unpredictable weather changes). Please visit our website for event details and updates.

Contact Anthony Story at anthonystory(at)yahoo.ca with any questions about facilities, trail conditions, or the race itself.

For registration questions, contact Jean-Francois Blain at jeanfblain(at)gmail.com.


Registration open until Mar 25, 2023
Registration is Closed