This Sunday, the Visma Ski Classics Challengers 90-kilometer roller-ski race Klarälvsloppet in Karlstad, Sweden, will be broadcast live with English commentary on www.langrenn.com in Norway, www.langd.se in Sweden, www.kestavyysurheilu.fi in Finland and on www.vismaskiclassics.com internationally. The start time of the race is 9:00 am CET for men and 9:05 am CET for women.
Klarälvsloppet is the longest roller-ski event in Sweden and the trail cuts right through the Värmland countryside following the course of the river Klarälven, a 90-kilometer asphalted nature trail. The race is in classic technique and welcomes both elite and recreational participation.
Many Visma Ski Classics Pro Teams are going to be present, and the start list has such names as:
Team Ramudden: Max Novak, Johannes Eklöf, Herman Paus and Lina Korsgren
Team Ragde Charge: Andreas Nygaard and Kasper Stadaas
Team Curira: Stian Hoelgaard, Klas Nilsson and Gabriel Thorn
Team Kaffebryggeriet: Vetle Thyli, Magnus Vesterheim and Stian Berg,
Team Nordic Experience: Antoine Auger, Thomas Joly and Arnaud Du Pasquier
Team ParkettPartner Sjusjøen: Marie Renee Gansø
Lager 157 Ski Team: Hanna Falk
The winners of the 2019 edition were Lina Korsgren and Stian Berg. Additionally, Petter Northug will also participate in the race.
The start time: Men 9:00 CET, Women 9:05 CET
Distance: 90 km
Location: Hagfors-Karlstad, Sweden
Klarälvsloppet results and spilt times can be found on the Visma Ski Classics Live Center https://www.vismaskiclassics.com/livecenter/klaralvsloppet/