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The Luminary Loppet

-Anne M.  Day Hiking Ambassador Home to numerous lakes and a large Scandinavian population, Minneapolis hosts an annual City of Lakes Loppet. A loppet is a Scandinavian term for a long-distance endurance event, namely cross-country skiing. In Minneapolis, it includes cross-country skiing, skijoring, fat tire bicycling, and snowshoeing, not to mention bonfires, ice luminaries, snow …