The Arctic Snowshoe Race!
The Midnight Sun Marathon Foundation introduces a new winter run with snowshoes, called Arctic SnowShoe Race 23rd March 2019.
Here are the results from the race 2019
Some photos from the race.
The course was 10km (two laps in a 5km course). Start from sea level at Kvaløysletta Ski Stadium, following tracks before embarking on a slow but gentle climb to about 150m obove sea level. The course goes towards the treeline, through the beech forest, then taking the runners through a loop on the open marshlands before entering the ski stadium for the finish line.
The lower age limit is 12 Years. The race will be open to anyone with snowshoes. You choose whether you want to run or walk the course.
Start and Finish: Kvaløya Skistadion 13.00 o’clock
Distance: 10km competition and 5km motion
The date for 2020 is not set yet. This will be done in end of May. We will at the same time open for registration for 2020.