The skiing marathon “Around Alauksts Lake” has become the largest and most popular event of this kind in Latvia. The course will run through a scenic landscape over fields and hills around Alauksts Lake. Everybody who likes active recreation is invited to participate – not only athletes but also families, children. Everyone can choose the right distance according to his or her abilities. Professional athletes will compete in the 42 km marathon distance, amateur athletes and weekend skiers will have a 15 km popular ski race, and the smallest participants will also have their own distance - the children’s ski race.