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Latest Casualty Of The Mild Winter: Mora Vasaloppet

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The mild weather has ruined another winter event.

The 40th annual Mora Vasaloppet — which was scheduled to take place this weekend — has been cancelled.

“With the warm temperatures and all that we had moved it to the lake [Knife Lake], and now that isn’t going to work either, so we did have to cancel,” said Laurel Robertson, the coordinator of the popular cross-country ski race.

Robertson said more than 2,000 skiers were expected to take part, some from as far away as Sweden.

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It’s only the fifth time the Vasaloppet’s been cancelled due to mild weather.

Skiers who registered for the race will receive a certificate providing a 25 percent discount off the 2013 registration.

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