INFORMATION - Rovaniemi66

Rovaniemi66, 14.-16 February 2020

 

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

(will finish next January 15th 2020) 

66 kilometers ultramarathon. Maximum time to complete it: 18 hours. Three categories: foot, fatbike and ski.

 

Rovaniemi66 intends to be, as well, the initiation to winter races. To participate on it is not necessary to have experience in other winter races but we recommend to people who participate to have experience in marathons or winter mountain traverses.

 

We understand that anybody who intends to participate in this kind of race without previous winter experience must have the common sense to get good information about all the needs to face a competition like this one.

 

At the checkpoints, except in Sinettäjärvi checkpoint, racers will find a camp fire and basic shelter. Only will find water in Porohovi checkpoint which is the first and last checkpoint.

 

Rovaniemi66 is limited to 100 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 10:00 h.

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

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

- Race ends February 16th 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.