The Echo

Nordic skis in Loppet Invite

Sophomore Tait Myers races downhill in a classic ski race Jan. 4 at the Loppet High School Invite at Theodore Wirth Park. Myers and his relay partner senior Rakesh Plantz placed ninth in the boys' classic relay competition and the boys' team placed eighth overall.

Sofie Geretz

January 5, 2020

After cheering on her teammates, senior and captain Maggie Klein said the race was different than usual because the team competed in relays. “This meet is unique because there were relays, (which) we’ve never done before,” Klein said. “Normally, we stick with one style for an entire meet, s...

Annual event highlights Minnesotan traditions

The 2018 Luminary Loppet takes place Feb. 3 on the frozen Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis.

Marta Hill and Isabel Kjaer

February 2, 2018

As junior Anika Hanson prepares to attend her tenth Luminary Loppet, she said she looks forward to the lights, excitement and overall vibe of the night. “It's really fun to have the whole lake light up, and it's always a fun night because everyone is excited to be outside, and everyone has a goo...

Luminary Loppet lights up winter

Preparations begin: The Luminary Loppet begins preparations for the event Feb. 6

Maggie Bahnson

February 4, 2016

Freshman Lexi Lee remembers seeing Lake of the Isles illuminated with candles from her previous Luminary Loppet experience a few years ago, and hopes to return one winter. The Luminary Loppet is an annual outdoor event around Lake of the Isles, according to Emily Eastman, the sponsorship and ma...

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