twin cities orthopedics ski rennet

January 18–19, 2019

10145 Bush Lake Road, Bloomington, MN 55438

The Twin Cities Orthopedics Ski Rennet, presented by L.L. Bean, features two days of racing on world-class trails with challenging climbs and scenic views of Hyland Lake Park Reserve. An all-day party with free activities for all ages includes music, fat bike and cross-country ski demos, a sponsor village with food, and more. 5K of guaranteed, man-made snow ensures this race is held in almost any condition.

Course options include: Hoigaard’s 26K Freestyle, Gear West 26K Classic, Boulder Nordic Sport 10K Freestyle, Boulder Nordic Sport 10K Classic, 2K Para Nordic Cup, Pioneer Midwest High School 6K, Finn Sisu Junior Race, 10K Skijor, 4K Skijor, and 2K Skijor.

Efforts have been made to bring all aspects of skiing into this event through partnerships with the Twin Cities Orthopedics, Minnesota Youth Ski League, Skijor USA, and many sponsors that bring a competitive, fun race at an affordable price.

Interested in fat bike races? Check out the QBP Fat Bike Rennet later in the day.

Online pre-registration is now closed. You can still register onsite on race day.

Races are held rain, snow or shine. There are no refunds for any reason, including event cancellation.

Fees, schedule, directions, parking, packet pick-up, course information.

Many volunteers are needed for this race. One-time helpers are welcome.

Three Rivers takes steps to make the Signature Races safe and sustainable to the environment.

Watch the Post-Race Video

What you get

All Racers

  • Chip-timed results.
  • Virtual Race Bag (via email) that includes the official event guide, exclusive offers, coupons, giveaways messages from our sponsors and other valuable information.
  • Limited-edition Ski Rennet travel coffee mug.
  • Family-friendly entertainment including music, fat bike and cross-country ski demos, and more.
  • Food and beverages.

Top Three Age Category Finishers

Awards will be given to the top three age category finishers in the following races:

  • Gear West 26K Classic
  • Hoigaard's 26K Freestyle
  • Boulder Nordic Sport 10K Classic
  • Boulder Nordic Sport 10K Freestyle

Top Three Men's and Women's Overall Elite Winners

Awards will be given to the top three men’s and women’s overall elite winners in the following races:

  • 10K Skijor
  • 4K Skijor

Where To Stay

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Bloomington is offering racers a special rate of $85/night for double rooms. The DoubleTree is less than four miles from the Racer Village. Book your room today!

Race Village

Check out the race village to mingle with event sponsors, sign up for raffle prizes, partake in free fat bike and ski demos, and cheer on participants. All are welcome!

Chowgirls Killer Catering will be onsite from 11 AM–8:30 PM offering a variety of beverages for purchase, including beer exclusively from LTD Brewing. Additional concessions will be available for purchase within the Hyland Lake Visitor Center

See the race village map.

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July 14 | Lake Rebecca
Shred through one of the newest mountain bike trail system in the Twin Cities at the Big Woods Classic race.

Oct. 13 | Elm Creek
From hard-core distance runners to casual walkers, this annual event offers a 10K, 5K & 1K—something for everyone.

Jan. 18–19 | Hyland
The Twin Cities Orthopedics Ski Rennet, presented by L.L. Bean, features two days of racing on world-class trails with challenging climbs and scenic views of Hyland Lake Park Reserve.