INFORMATION - Rovaniemi150


 

Rovaniemi150, 16.-19 February 2018

 

Registration next 2018 race will be open next 1st August 2017

(will finish next 31st December 2017)

 

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

 

Rovaniemi150 entry fee:

Bikers, skiers and runners is 300 €

Disabled athletes is free.

 

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 1st 2017.

- Registration closes on December 31st 2017.

- Pre Race Meeting and Check-in mandatory gear: February 16th. 2018, at 13:00 h. in Pohjanhovi hotel.

- Race sign-in: February 17th. 2018, begin at 08:00 h. at the Pohjanhovi hotel.

- Race starts February 17th. 2018, at 09:00 h.

- Race ends February 19th. 2018, 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.