INFORMATION - Rovaniemi150

Rovaniemi150, 14.-17 February 2020

 

Registration next 2020 race will be open next August 15th 2019

(will finish next January 15th 2020)

150 kilometers ultramarathon. Maximum time to complete: 42 hours. Three categories: foot, fatbike and ski.

 

To participate in Rovaniemi150 is not necessary to have experience in other winter races, but participants must have experience in marathons , long distances races, long distance traverses or winter mountain traverses. It is also strongly recommended that you have experience in winter bivouacs.

 

Anybody who intends to participate in this kind of race without previous winter experience must have the common sense to get good information about everything needed for a competition like this one.

 

At the checkpoints, except Sinettäjärvi checkpoint, racers will find a camp fire, basic shelter and water.

 

Rovaniemi150 is limited to 150 participants.

 

DATES AND TIMES

- Registration opens August 15th 2019.

- Registration closes on January 15th 2020.

- Pre Race Meeting and Check-in mandatory gear: February 14th. 2020, at 12:30 h.

- Race sign-in: February 15th. 2020, begin at 07:45 h. until 08:30 h.

- Race starts February 15th. 2020, at 09:00 h.

- Race ends February 17th. 2020, at 03:00 h.

 

WEATHER AND DAY LIGHT HOURS

- Temperatures: could reach or even over exceed -30ºC.

- Light hours: from 8:00 h. to 17:00 h. approximately.

- Finnish Meteorological Institute.