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Vasa wrap-up

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Photo: Vasaloppet Facebook

With temperatures struggling to make their way into the single digits above zero, the conditions weren’t as pleasant as they could have been. But that didn’t keep the skiers away – at least 1,148 of them competed and completed this morning.

Total participants and race winners follow…

  • 58K Freestyle: 236 racers
    • Matt Liebsch, 30, of Orono – won, 2:21:08
    • Natalja Naryshkina, 29, of Verona, WI – won, 2:43:08
    • David Kroll, 39, of Mora – local winner, 3:26:50
    • Phoebe Miron, 42, of Mora – local winner, 3:39:42
  • 42K Classic: 253 racers
    • David Chamberlain, 38, of Boulder, CO – won, 2:02:41
    • Peter Larsen, 23, of Mora – local winner, 2:08:59
    • Hilary Patzer, 34, of St. Paul – won, 2:24:18
    • Susan France Weber, 58, of Mora – local winner, 5:16:07
  • 35K Freestyle: 363 racers
    • Nathan Porath, 31, of Northfield – won, 1:23:30
    • Elaine Nelson, 34, of Duluth – won, 1:33:19
    • Brendan Johnson, 17, of Mora – local winner, 1:36:44
    • Paige Larson, 17, of Mora – local winner, 1:50:56
  • 13K Freestyle: 251 racers
    • Isaac Miller, 16, of Little Canada – won, 33:35
    • Owen Krueger, 17, of Brook Park – local winner, 36:31
    • Alyson Welch, 14, of Rochester – won, 39:29
    • Sarahjane Madison, 16, of Mora – local winner, 43:18
  • 58K Relay: 9 teams, total 45 racers
    • Nerd Herd Too – won, total time 2:23:30

Complete race results are available here.

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Photos: Kanabec County Times via Facebook

The Kanabec County Times has also compiled a photo album featuring all the winners. Be sure to have a look!

Thanks to all who made the 42nd Mora Vasaloppet a success! We look forward to another great Vasa weekend in 2015… and to the start of new traditions as the big race moves from Sunday to Saturday.

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