Here is a partial schedule of races and Loppets for the 2013-2014 season. Click on the links for more information

Nipika 2014 loppet posterJan 19, 2014  Lake Louise to Banff Loppet and Relay (Sold out)

Jan 25, 2014. Red Deer Bob Johnstone Loppet

Feb 1 & 2, 2014 Nipika Loppet  Registration page Nipika Zone 4

Feb 8, 2014 Edmonton Canadian Birkebeiner

Feb 16, 2014 Golden, BC Huckleberry loppet

Feb 22, 2014 PLPP Kananaskis Ski marathon (Cookie race)

Mar 2, 2014 Lake Louise Loppet

Mar 9, 2014 Canmore Rocky Mountain ski challenge

For a complete listing, see Alberta Loppet series

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1 Andree Iffrig March 1, 2014 at 11:33 am

Hi Bob, the organizers for the Lake Louise loppet cancelled the event this morning, given the prospect of -35 degree windchill for the start of the race tomorrow. The CSC website says 75% of the race fee will be reimbursed to those who registered in advance. I just wrote Helen Isaac and asked her to tell Alasdair not to worry about refunding 75% of my $35 fee. Think of all the work and resources (food already purchased, etc.) that goes into a race of this magnitude. The club is almost certainly going to lose money with this cancellation. Here is a suggestion: would you consider putting up a short message letting your readers know the race was cancelled, and wouldn’t it be generous of us racers if we advised CSC not to worry about refunding our registrations? I want to stress I am not telling YOU what to do; this is a suggestion only. I reckon merely by not going to the race I am saving about $25-35 on gas and of course I won’t be staying the night in Lake Louise. Thanks, Andree


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