90,000 Participants in Loppet activities since its 2002 founding.

6,500 Youths who have participated in Loppet programs (including 5,500 from north Minneapolis).

1,500 Loppet volunteers. They annually donate 7,000 hours.

$97,185 Revenues, 2011-2012, from cross-country skiing in Wirth Park (passes, rentals, lessons and ski meets).


Revenues, 2013-2014, from cross-country skiing in Wirth Park.

$7.5 million Estimated cost of planned Adventure and Welcome Center in Wirth Park.

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