【Ended】Vasaloppet Japan Cross-Country Ski Seminar

EventWanted Notices

In order to allow our citizens to discover the appeal of the Vasaloppet Japan, one of the country’s largest cross-country ski competitions that is held in Asahikawa, a beginner’s seminar will be organized for foreign nationals residing in Asahikawa.   
After receiving instruction on use of equipment and fundamental ski technique, participants will test out the “Kitaisaito Leisure Ski Course” that was newly created this year.  
Following the activities, Vasaloppet Japan will provide participants with the Swedish specialty “Blueberry Soup”, which can be enjoyed while mingling with other seminar participants.
Cross-country skiing is the ideal sport for overcoming a lack of exercise during winter. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity!    

1 Date & Time  Monday, February 11, 2013, 13:00~15:00 (please arrive before 12:50)

2 Location    Kitasaito Leisure Ski Course (Miyamae Dori Higashi, Asahikawa City)

     (Meeting place and rest area: CoCode Parking Lot, Asahikawa City Citizen’s Activity Exchange Center)

3 Cost      Free

4 To Bring Warm Clothing, Cross-country ski equipment, towel, change of clothes, drinks, other items you may require.※ Ski equipment rentals are available for those without their own equipment

5 Registration 

Please provide the required registration information to the Asahikawa City Board of Education Sports Division by telephone, fax, or e-mail before Monday, February 4, 2013. 

TEL: 0166-23-1944 / FAX: 0166-25-2680


For email registration, please attach the registration form available on the official Vasaloppet Japan web site:

6 Other  

・ In the event of poor weather, the seminar may be shortened or cancelled.

・ Treatment for any injuries that may occur is the responsibility of the participant.  



The Asahikawa City Board of Education Sports Division. 

TEL: 0166-23-1944 / FAX: 0166-25-2680