The Arctic Triple
In the unique surroundings of the Lofoten Islands we are offering you the opportunity to do an amazing race – Lofoten Triathlon. The race is set every year in week 33. Lofoten Triathlon will take place 17th till 19th of August 2023, in the town of Svolvær.
Friday 18th of August:
EXTREME: 4 km swim in the harbor of Svolvær, 196 km bike ride around Vestvågøy, Gimsøy and a short visit to iconic Henningsvær before you return to Svolvær. To finish it all with a bang – 45 km run that ends with 18 km terrain and two mountains.
HALF EXTREME: 1,9 km of swim in the harbor of Svolvær, 98 km bike ride around Gimsøy and a short visit to the iconic village of Henningsvær before you return to Svolvær. To finish it all with – 21 km run that ends with climbing the beautiful Tjeldbergtind mountain.
KIDS TRIATHLON: short and fun for the kids (3-12 years)
Saturday 19th of August:
OLYMPIC +: 1000 M swim in the Svolvær harbor, 50 KM bike back and forth to Henningsvær and 12 KM run that goes over the mountain peak of Tjeldbergtinden (367 mas).
DO THE WHOLE TRIPLE?
Many are eager to do all three races – to get an official result you have to complete them all in 12 months.
GOLD = Lofoten Skimo 4000 + Lofoten Ultra-Trail 100 Miles + Lofoten Triathlon Extreme (all extreme distances)
SILVER = Lofoten Skimo 4000 + Lofoten Ultra-Trail 50 Miles + Lofoten Triathlon Extreme / Half Extreme
BRONZE = all other combinations (except triple combinations including Ultra-Trail 12 km)
All races in The Arctic Triple are fully supported and marked – external support only allowed in some points, see race manual.