If you are looking for an exciting winter adventure, look no further than the Finnmarksløpet, the world’s northernmost sled dog race. The Finnmarksløpet takes place in Norway’s Finnmark region, and it attracts top mushers and their sled dog teams from around the world.
This year’s Finnmarksløpet race starts on March 11th, and it promises to be a thrilling event. The race is divided into three different classes, depending on the distance that the teams will be racing. The longest race is the 1200-kilometer class, which takes mushers and their teams through the stunning Norwegian wilderness.
But the Finnmarksløpet is not just for serious competitors. There are plenty of family-friendly activities to enjoy as well. On Tuesday, March 14th, the Finnmarksløpet will be stopping in Kirkenes, and there will be a range of activities on offer for visitors of all ages.
The activities will take place at Kirkenes Torg, and they will run from 12:00 to 20:00. There will be a family show featuring the “Villmarksbarna” girls, as well as test drives of cars, snowmobile and sled exhibitions, a competition, and sample non-traditional outdoor foods. You can also explore the Dáiddadállus wandering exhibition and catch a live broadcast of the Finnmarksløpet race.
For children, there will be ski racing at 17:00, and a dog sledding event at 18:00. The day will conclude with a free concert at 19:00 featuring Agnete Saba and Katarina Barruk.
So, head to Kirkenes on March 14th and experience the excitement of the Finnmarksløpet. There will be something for everyone, so bring your family and friends and enjoy this unique winter adventure!
For more information, visit the Finnmarksløpet website or follow them on Facebook.
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