The Ski Classics Challengers event Latloppet Madona is a 32km long-distance race in classic technique this Sunday, March 12, in Madona, Latvia.
The Latloppet Madona is a long-distance skiing race in classic technique being held annually, and for this year, the leading 32km race runs through two 16km long loops around the region.
Latloppet is the only popular classic skiing series in Latvia, and it was started in 2018 with the mission to revive classic skiing traditions, especially among recreational skiers.
Latloppet skiing series is carried out in the northeast part of Latvia – the uplands of Vidzeme. Main event, which is entered in the calendar of Ski Classics Challengers, is located in the surroundings of Madona, which local people call “the winter capital of Latvia.”
The event venue is in Ski Center “Smeceres sils” which is the main cross-country skiing and biathlon center in Latvia. The center is famous for hosting high-level sports events both in winter and summer (FIS Scandinavian Cup of cross-country skiing, IBU European Junior Championships, European Ski Orienteering Championships, and FIS Rollerski World Cup, among others.
The area is known to have good natural snow conditions compared with other Latvian regions. Most of the competition course winds through mild hilly meadows where you can enjoy fantastic views with good weather conditions.
The organizers are happy to welcome every new cross-country skier who joins the classic skiing family.
Latloppet Madona – Ski Classics Challengers
- Location: Madona, Latvia
- Date: Sunday, March 12
- Start Time: Women & Men 11:00 CET
- Distance: 32km Classic technique
- Website: Latloppet Madona
- Registration: Latloppet Madona
- Facebook: Latloppet Madona
Course Map & Profile
Latloppet Madona program, start lists, live results, and final standings can be followed here when available.
You can find more information about the event here.
As Latloppet Madona is a Ski Classics Challengers event, Pro Team registered athletes could collect points for the Ski Classics Champion and Youth competitions in their respective gender.
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One of the central features of MyPages is that you get your global SC ranking. The SC Ranking is a live updated international ranking, unique in combining women and men, professional and recreational skiers in one single list.
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