Important!

Here you will find information that are important and is best to read through and memorize before the race. It is a good idea to check this space regularly for updates. 

 

 

Start:
50 km  - (42 km) From 08:00, we use a floating start, competitors can start when they are ready. Fast skiers should take a earlier bus. Skiers should keep right in track so overtaking is possible.
25 km - (21 km) From 09:00, same starting as in 50 km. (42 km)
12,5 km -  (8 km) From 09:10, same starting as in 50 km (42 km)

 

Time limit:

Time limit are as follows. You must be at the drinking station Heiðin (approx 8 km)  within 1:45. and also at the same place after approx 35 km within 5;30

 

Fossavatn busses:

Please note that bus fares are included in your race package on raceday. Skiers therefore travel for free when going to race, at 15:00 and 15:30 on Thursday and from 06:30 to 09:30 on Saturday. On other busses a return fare is 1000 ISK.
There will be no cars allowed up to the race grounds. Please take a good look at the bus times and plan your time in accordance to those.

 

Weather:

In Iceland, the weather and weather forecasts can change both often and quickly. We highly recommend you check the forecast on a regular basis to best keep on top of the latest information. 

The following webpage is normally quite accurate and is updated a few times during the day:

http://en.vedur.is/weather/forecasts/elements/west-fjords/

 

Backpack:

Remember that you have to have a backpack in 25 km and 50 km on Saturday. The backpack has to weigh 1,5 kg and include a jacket and trousers, gloves and a hut.