Cycling Race in Kiruna

Road: A 35 km long mountainbikelopp are implemented on August 24, starting in Kiruna and finish at the famous ice hotel.

With Kiruna as starting and the world-famous ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi as targets, so goes the new bicycle race TRAC XC Challenge will take place on Saturday, August 24. Below, information from the Organizer.

“On Saturday, August 24, organized a new bike race in Kiruna, with gains at a value of 35 000 kr-TRAC XC Challenge. Mountain bike competition will be 35 km long, starting outside Team Sportia shop in Kiruna ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi and at the finish. Then held “After Biking” with live performance and awards ceremony during the afternoon and in the evening the XC Challenge After Party in Icehotel Adventure Centre in Jukkasjärvi.

The race is held in conjunction with the annual running race like Team Sportia in itypeauto is organizing. For those who wish to combine the both races offered a mix-class where students first participate in 12 km running and then compete in the cycling race.

Anders Rönnquist, store manager at Team Sportia in Kiruna:

“We know that cycling in all forms are becoming more and more popular and when we arranged Team Sportia-race in previous years, we have noticed that many participants are asking for additional events, such as events and food. That’s why we turned this winter to ICEHOTEL, which we believe will be able to offer a good experience in addition to the actual competition arrangement. ”

From race management aims at between 30 to 50 people, but does not exclude that there may be many more.