Five participants share the 90 km route from Sälen to Mora. It doesn’t matter if you are a company or a group of friends; everyone gets to experience the same party atmosphere and joy. Train together and hype each other up within your team!

The five sections:

1. Start in Sälen–Mångsbodarna 24 km
2. Mångsbodarna–Evertsberg 24 km
3. Evertsberg–Oxberg 14 km
4. Oxberg–Hökberg 9 km
5. Hökberg–Finish in Mora 19 km


Classic technique. Swedish Ski Association rules apply. It is allowed to take off their skis only downhill.

Multiple sections per person

One person may ski multiple sections. The team receives five chips. Those planning to ski multiple sections should use the same chip for all sections and they may pass the exchange area without completing any exchange. Chips that are not used during the race should be returned to the race office at the start or at an exchange checkpoint.

Membership in ski club

You don’t need to be member of a Swedish ski club to participate in the race.

Minimum age

You may participate in the race from the year you turn 11.

Ban on fluorinated ski wax

Ski wax and top-coating products that contain fluorine are prohibited in all our ski races starting from 2024. Their use can result in a starting ban or disqualification. Read more on the Swedish Ski Association’s website.

Swedish Ski Association’s website
How participants skis are tested >

Time penalty for littering in the Vasaloppet Arena

It is allowed to throw garbage in three different ways during Vasaloppet’s Winter Week. If you will be caught by throwing debris otherwise you may be penalized with a time penalty of 15 minutes.

You must throw litter:

  • in the bins at the Vasaloppet checkpoints.
  • in the marked littering zones between each Vasaloppet checkpoint.
  • where you as a participant know that a team leader or associate will pick up what you throw.
False pretences

A competitor will automatically be disqualified if he/she participates in the competition under false pretences such as starting under false name/with false timing chip or practice any unsportsmanlike behaviour. The Race Director and/or Race Secretary have authority to disqualify, penalize or ban from participation if evidence of rule infraction is submitted after the race is completed and after the Jury has finished their work.