Visma Ski Classic

The 42km long-distance race in classic technique stretches from Nordli, Norway to Gäddede, Sweden and now becomes part of the Visma Ski Classics Challengers series.

FLYKTNINGERENNET – ONE CHALLENGERS EVENT AND TWO COUNTRIES Flyktningerennet history goes back to 1950 when the first race, also called Flyktningloppet in Sweden, took place to honor and remember the refugees escaping across the horder from Norway to Sweden during the World War Il.

The 42km long-distance race in classic technique stretches from Nordli, Norway to Gäddede, Sweden and now becomes part of the Visma Ski Classics Challengers series.

In addition to the main 42km race, the event also features 17 and 12km ski events, gathering both Pro Tour athletes and recreational skiers as well.

”We are happy to announce that Flyktningerennet now is a Visma Ski Classics Challengers race. Flyktningerennet is an annual long-distance ski race starting in Nordli city centre in
Lierne, Norway and finishing in Gäddede, Strömsund municipality, Sweden. Injoining the Visma Ski Classics Challengers calendar we expect to welcome skiers from around the

world for the 70th anniversary of this historical race”, says Flyktningerennet SA President, Karl Audun Fagerli.

EVENT INFORMATION

• Place: Nordli, Norway • Date: April 5th, 2020 • Technique: Classic
• Distance: 42km

• Registration fee (Euro): 58
• Number of active years: 70
• Number of participants: 1200
• Website: www.flyktningerennet.no and www.flyktingloppet.com 
• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FlyktningerennetFlyktingloppet-102596486487496/ • Registration website: https://flyktningerennet.no/flyktningerennet/pamelding/

To see more events of Visma Ski Classics Season X go to www.vismaskiclassics.com

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