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Finnmarksløpet – an amazing event

This page is made for participants, support-team and volunteers in Finnmarksløpet, here you wil find information necessary to complete the race.

Finnmarksløpet needs 300 volunteers, 8 wilderness cabins, 500 hotelrooms, 27 cars and 35 snowmobiles. The 150 participants use 1300 dogs and need more than 450 people to support their effort. Finnmarksløpet is truly an amazing event.

News for contestants

  • September 15, 2021
    Registration for Finnmarksløpet 2022 is open. We kindly ask participants who are going ...
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  • September 6, 2021
    Signup starts 15th of September
    As every year, registration for Finnmarksløpet for participants opens September 15. ...
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  • November 25, 2020
    Info for foreign entrants
    Finnmarksløpet have made a change concering refund for foreign mushers who can't travel to...
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  • November 23, 2020
    Info about FL-2021
    In this article we have gathered useful info for anyone wondering how the Finnmarksløpet 2...
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  • September 15, 2020
    Registration for FL-2021
    Registration for Finnmarksløpet 2021, all classes, is open from Tuesday 15th September at ...
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  • March 11, 2020
    Scandic Alta FL-600 banquet canceled
    Due to coronavirus infection precautions, Wednesday's closing banquet for FL-600 at Scandi...
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  • March 7, 2020
    Important reminder for mushers resting on the trail
    Mushers are reminded to move well off the trail when resting underway between checkpoints....
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  • March 5, 2020
    Startliste 2020 er klar
    Rekkefølgen på de startende 2020 er klar, og det er lokale helten Harald Tunheim som start...
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  • November 26, 2019
    Important date
    An important date in the calendar of Finnmarksløps is November 30. It‘s the last date for ...
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  • September 12, 2019
    Changes for FL-2020
    Here are the most significant changes for FL-2020. Signup/registration for Finnmarksløp...
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  • September 12, 2019
    Registration for Finnmarksløpet 2020 is open. We recommend every entrant to read throug...
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  • September 13, 2018
    Registration for Finnmarksløpet 2019 is open. Click here to visit registration page.
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  • Finnmarksløpet logo tag with husky dog
    September 8, 2018
    Minor changes
    As usually, changes for next year's Finnmarksløp is announced prior to sign-up start. For ...
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  • April 11, 2018
    Finnmarksløpet 2019
    Finnmarksløpet 2019 starts in week 10. The first start will be Friday, 8 March. Also in...
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  • Harald Tunheim prøvesitter sin nye ATV fra Polaris. (Foto: Ann Christin Pettersen)
    March 13, 2018
    Awards and prizes for Finnmarksløpet’s winners
    The teams that make it first to the finish line in Alta, will take home some great prizes ...
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  • March 11, 2018
    Race status at noon, Sunday 11 March
    Here's an update on the development in all three race classes during the past couple of ho...
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  • March 9, 2018
    Live broadcast
    Follow us live! Finnmarkløpets showstart and official opening/FL-1200.
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The biggest prizes

To finish Finnmarksløpet is an achievement on it’s own. In addition to honor and fame the best mushers can win great prizes. For the top mushers we offer cash prizes. In addition, our partners, offer prizes for winners and other achievements.

We will especially mention “Saltdalshytta” that offer a cabin worth NOK 600.000.- for the best combined result of 2018 and 2019.

Polaris offer a Polaris Sportman ATV for the winner of both FL1200 and FL500 in 2018.

Many other partners offer other wonderful prizes, see the full list.

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bilde av løype

FL-1200km 14-dogs

13 legs

Start – Kautokeino: 130 km
Kautokeino – Jergul: 100 km
Jergul – Levajok 1: 120 km
Levajok 1 – Tana bru: 100 km
Tana bru – Neiden 1: 95 km
Neiden 1 – Øvre Pasvik: 80 km
Øvre Pasvik- Kirkenes: 85 km
Kirkenes- Neiden 2: 75 km
Neiden 2 – Varangerbotn: 80 km
Varangerbotn – Levajok 2: 120 km
Levajok 2 – Karasjok: 85 km
Karasjok – Jotka 2: 80km
Jotka 2- Finish in Alta: 50km

See race track 1200km

FL-500km 8-dogs

7 legs

Start – Jotka 1: 80 km
Jotka 1 – Kautokeino: 115 km
Kautokeino – Jergul: 100 km
Jergul – Valjok: 80km
Valjok – Karasjok: 50km
Karasjok – Jotka 2: 80 km
Jotka 2 – Finish in Alta: 50km

See race track 500km

FL-junior 6-dogs

4 legs

Start – Jotka: 50km
Jotka 1 – Suossjavri: 50km
Suossjavri – Jotka 2: 55km
Jotka 2 – Finish in Alta: 50km

See race track junior

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