Loppet NEWSROOM...

Big Thunder Nordic's Steps n' Strides to the Sleeping Giant Loppet eight week clinic is back! For only $100, you'll gain confidence and improve your technique as you train for one of the Loppet events. Visit www.btnordic.ca for details. Starts January 2015!

Registration for the 2015 Loppet is open! It's time to think skiing so, get those training plans out and start skiing.

Register for the Sleeping Giant Loppet

The 2015 Sleeping Giant Loppet, Hidden Bay Designs Throat Coat (aka neck tube), complimentary with registration. Pick it up at the Kamview front desk the week after you register.

Photographer Martin Kaiser and collegues have some great photos for you, check them out here!

Check out this great review of the Loppet by tbnewswatch, thanks to all the media who braved the cold to hang out at the finish line!

Many thanks to our food vendor for the 2014 Loppet: Pinetree Catering (proprietor of the Local Motion Food Truck) for the fantastic food at the finish!

Read the 2013 Winter Nordic NEWS here.  

We will once again offer a Grand Prize Attendance Draw of a one-year lease for a Nissan Juke courtesy of Half-Way Motors Nissan.

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Sleeping Giant Loppet

Saturday March 7, 2015

Sleeping Giant Loppet from Imagine Photo Cinema on Vimeo.

The Sleeping Giant Loppet is a mass participation ski festival that offers fun for the whole family and challenges competitive athletes.  The Loppet takes place in the beautiful wilderness setting of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. It features multiple events with distances for skiers of all levels and abilities. Our 8km Mini-Loppet is perfect for families, children and rookies.  If you're ready to increase your distance or work on your speed, then the rolling 20km Marie Louise Lake loop is for you. The popular 35km Tour is a relaxed event that takes in the scenic vistas and challenging terrain of the storied Burma Trail.  For the ultimate challenge, register for the Loppet's flagship event, the 50km Classic or Skate distance.  The 50km is perfect for elite skiers vying for one of our generous prize packages or citzen racers looking for a PB.  Mark March 7th, 2015 on your calendar and we'll see you at the start of the 38th annual Sleeping Giant Loppet! 

 

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

Presenting Sponsor:

Halfway Motors

Sprints Sponsor:

rbc

Checkpoint Sponsor:

tbaytel

Gold Sponsors:

chronicle journal

dougall media

fresh air

gear up for outdoors

the keg

nordmin resource & industrial engineering

ontario parks

sam niemi designworks

walleye magazine

Park 'n' Ride Sponsor:

lmi

Silver Sponsors:

crc communications

cross country skier

lakehead printing

ostrom outdoors

signs now

city of thunder bay

tim knudsen engineering

Event Hotels:

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Bronze Sponsors:

alignment chiropractic & rehab

carrel+partners

WSP Group

hills greenhouses

investors group

petries cycle & sports

rollin thunder

superior seasons

venshore mechanical

wilderness supply

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