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45ER

June 29, 2024

Shorten the distance and extend the fun! Start and finish with the Lutsen 99er racers in this 45-mile adventure. The Lutsen 45er is a shorter distance, but not short on all the race-weekend excitement!

Register for any of the Lutsen 45er and receive the following:

  • Commemorative T-shirt
  • Aid station support
  • And more!

2024 Event Pricing: 

45er: $110

Course Stats:

  • 46.7 miles
  • 3,114’ gain
  • 9.4% max grade
  • 2.9 miles longest climb

*Note – GPS File Users: There are some minor areas where these GPX files are not totally accurate. The course will be marked for the event. 

There will be two aid stations on the 45er course:

  • Mile 22
  • Mile 39.7

Course cut offs:

  • 3:39 PM – Wringer Aid
  • 5:38 PM – Onion Aid
  • 11 hours for the full 45er
  • Note: 
    • Any riders arriving after this time should be transported back to the start/finish via sag vehicles.

If riders insist on continuing it it will be at their own risk, they will be listed as a DNF and their race plate will be removed.

There will be H-frames with a white background, black print and directional arrows OR orange signs with black arrows along the 45er course.

The 2024 Life Time Lutsen 99er Athlete Guide is in the works! Please see the 2023 Athlete guide for reference:

45er awards will be 3 deep in each category:

  • Overall Men
  • Men 16-29
  • Men 30-39
  • Men 40-49
  • Men 50-59
  • Men 60-69
  • Men 70+
  • Overall Women
  • Women 16-29
  • Women 30-39
  • Women 40-49
  • Women 50-59
  • Women 60-69
  • Women 70+
  • Para
  • Non-Binary
  • Single Speed Open
  • Tandem 
  • Fat Bike

Note – Overall winners will be removed from age class awards

Age groups are based on your age as of race day.

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