The Ski Classics Challengers event Blåvegenløpet is a 50km long-distance race in classic technique this Saturday, April 1, in Mo i Rana, Norway.
Blåvegenløpet is a long-distance skiing race in classic technique held annually, with a history going back to 1979, and will celebrate its 45th edition in 2023. The course stretches from Umbukta to Klokkerhagen, close to the city center of Mo i Rana.
Every year since 1979, approximately 1000-1500 skiers are participating in the event.
Blåvegenløpet has four events: 10km, 15km, 26km, and 50km, gathering all, from families to professional skiers, to one big ski event. The 50km long-distance race in classic technique is part of the Ski Classics Challengers series.
According to the Local Organizing Committee, they are set for Blåvegenløpet 2023, with lots of snow in the whole course and the weather forecast looking perfect for the weekend and adds:
“We have a new finish area for this edition of Blåvegenløpet. The new finish is closer to the city center of Mo i Rana and offers better logistics and scenery.”
Blåvegenløpet – Ski Classics Challengers
- Location: Mo i Rana, Norway
- Date: Saturday, April 1
- Start Time: Women & Men 11:00 CET
- Distance: 50km Classic technique
- Website: Blåvegenløpet
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When available, the Blåvegenløpet program, start lists, live results, and final standings can be followed here.
You can find more information about the event here.
As Blåvegenløpet is a Ski Classics Challengers event, Pro Team registered athletes could collect points for the Ski Classics Champion and Youth competitions in their respective gender.
Everyone participating in Ski Classics, Pro Tour or Challengers events, recreational and professional skiers, can connect their profile to the results database of Ski Classics, called MyPages.
MyPages can be connected when subscribing to Ski Classics online community proxcskiing.com. In the profile, you can view your Ski Classics event results, collect pins, print diplomas, and analyze your results with friends in the SC ranking system. In your profile, you collect points according to your performance and are rewarded with pins and diplomas.
One of the central features of MyPages is that you get your global SC ranking. The SC Ranking is a live updated international ranking, unique in combining women and men, professional and recreational skiers in one single list.
A full list of Ski Classics Challengers events can be found here.
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Photo: Arild Nikolaisen/Blåvegenløpet