The Visma Ski Classics Challengers event Flyktningerennet, also called Flyktingloppet in Sweden, is a 44km race in classic technique and takes place this Sunday, April 3.
Flyktningerennet history goes back to 1950 when the first race took place to honor and remember the refugees escaping across the border from Norway to Sweden during World War II.
The 44km long-distance race in classic technique celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2022 and stretches from Nordli, Norway, to Gäddede, Sweden, being part of the Visma Ski Classics series.
In addition to the main 44km race, the event also features 12 and 17km events, gathering both Pro Tour athletes and recreational skiers.
Flyktningerennet/Flyktingloppet – Facts
- Location: Nordli-Gäddede, Norway-Sweden
- Date: Sunday, April 3
- Start Time: Women & Men 11:00 CET
- Distance: 44km Classic Technique
- Website: Flyktningerennet
Flyktningerennet program, start lists, live results, and final standings can be followed here when available.
On Sunday, participants of the 44km classic event collect points for their SC Ranking, as seen on MyPages.
A full list of Visma Ski Classics Challengers events with confirmed dates for the season 2021/22 can be found here.
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