INFORMATION - Rovaniemi66

Rovaniemi66, 16.-18 February 2018

 

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

(will finish next 31st December 2017)

 

66 kilometers ultramarathon. Maximum time to complet it: 18 hours. Three categories: foot, fat-bike and ski.

 

Rovaniemi66 entry fee:

Bikers, skiers and runners is 115 €

Disabled athletes is free.

 

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 in two of them will find water.

 

Rovaniemi66 is limited to 100 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 11:30 h. 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 18th. 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.