Awards and prizes for Finnmarksløpet’s winners

mars 13, 2018 | 11:28 am

The teams that make it first to the finish line in Alta, will take home some great prizes and awards; money, four-wheelers, dog food gift cards, and glass art from Northern Norway.

A long list of awards and prizes are handed out after the race.

 

Harald Tunheim prøvesitter sin nye ATV fra Polaris. (Foto: Ann Christin Pettersen)

Harald Tunheim has already tested his new ATV from Polaris. (Photo: Ann Christin Pettersen)

FL-500
More than NOK 130,000 in  prize money is to be awarded and distributed among the first 20 teams in FL-500.
The winner of FL-500 will receive a NOK 32,000 cash prize, a Polaris Sportsman 570 EPS All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) worth NOK 90 000. In addition, the winner gets glass art from Arctic Glasstudio, a gift card from Labb (dog food), and a complimentary night in a Scandic Alta hotel suite, accompanied by a three-course dinner in the company of the Hotel Director and other invited guests.

The rookie of the year in FL-500 will be presented with a great dog sled from Oinakka.

FL-1200
More than NOK 320,000 will be awarded and distrubted among the 20 first FL-1200 teams.

The winner of FL-1200 receives a cash prize of NOK 68,000 and a Polaris Sportsman 570 Touring SP All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) at a value of NOK 110 000. In addition, the winner receives glass art from Arctic Glasstudio, a gift card from Labb (dog food), and a complimentary night in a Scandic Alta hotel suite accompanied by a three-course dinner in the company of the Hotel Director and other invited guests.

Halde and Suolovuopmi Fjellstue present the rookie of the year in FL-1200 with an Origo Heat pal 5100 red-burner and a three-course dinner at Suolovuopmi Fjellstue.

Furthermore, the team with the best accumulated result from the FL-1200 race in 2018 and 2019 will win a cabin worth up to NOK 600,000. The popular prize is donated by Saltdalshytta – a Finnmarksløpet partner since 2008.

Great prizes in both classes

SpareBank1 Nord-Norge gives this year’s best foreign mushers, both in the FL-500 and the FL-1200 class, a Sami knife from Knivsmed Strømeng.

The winners of the prestigious award for the best dog care in FL-500 and FL-1200 will receive glass art from Arctic Glasstudio and a surprise gift from Axaeco with a lot of nice products for dogsledding

The Red Lantern Award in Finnmarksløpet is a dog house from Aksis. This award is presented to the last musher to finish the race, both in the FL-500 and the FL-1200 class.

Full overview of the prizes in Finnmarksløpet 2018