When is the race held?
March 27th 2021 (the original race took place in 1884)
How long is the race?
What is the total climb?
When is the start?
The start for the elite race is at 05.00 in Jokkmokk, skiing stadium. Starting gates are open for placement of skis from 04.30.
When and where is the price ceremony?
Directly after elite skiers have finished the race at Jokkmokk Ski Stadium (no public allowed).
Can family and friends follow my progress in the race from home?
Yes, results and timings are published live on the live results page (link will be added before the race).
Can family and friends follow the race on-site in Jokkmokk?
Due to Covid19 no public is allowed along the entire racecourse. Entry to the race area is only permitted for registered participants and race officials with ID.
What’s the official hashtag?
Any extra tips for participants?
- Control of ski markings takes place at the check in for the start.
- We recommend participants to use a drink belt.
Is the entire track prepared?
Are you only allowed to ski in classic style?
All participants who expect to ski until darkness falls need a headlamp. All participants are solely responsible for having headlamps.
What food is served during the race?
Red Bull. Enervit energy bars and energy gel, sport drink, cheese sandwiches and sweet rolls, bananas and oranges, coffee and more at a total of 19 stations
Warm food like pasta and meat soup at 3 stations (4 passings).
If you break a pole:
A number of reserve poles is available at the checkpoints. These poles are marked with the race`s logo and must be returned after finishing the race. Failing to return the pole adds a charge of 500 SEK.
Is it possible to quit the race?
Yes, it is possible to quit the race at any station along the track. Transport by snowmobiles and minibuses back to Jokkmokk is available along the entire race track.
Do you have vaxing service on the track?
Yes, there will be vaxing service at selected stations.
What is the maximum time to complete the race?
Showers: Due to Covid19 no public showers are available.
Food after finishing:
Due to Covid19 we cannot offer food at the competition center.
Instead all participants get a bag with snacks directly after finishing and a coupon worth 120 SEK that is accepted at restaurants and coffee shops in Jokkmokk.
Do you have tips for accommodation and transportation?
Yes! Check “Travel & Accommodation” below.