GENERAL INFORMATION

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 16th till 19th of August 2018, in the town of Svolvær.

Friday 17th of August the following triathlon will be offered: Olympic +. It consists of 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 M above sea level).

Saturday 18th of August the extreme edition of Lofoten Triathlon is on! 4 km of 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.

Registration opens Sunday 4th of September at 18:00 (local time, Norway).

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 and Lofoten Triathlon Extreme
  • SILVER – Lofoten Skimo 4000+, Lofoten Ultra-Trail 50 Miles and Lofoten Triathlon Extreme
  • BRONZE – Lofoten Skimo 1000+, Lofoten Ultra-Trail 24KM and Lofoten Triathlon Olympic+

All races in The Arctic Triple are fully supported – no external support will be allowed.

PICK YOUR RACE

DISTANCES

LOFOTEN TRIATHLON EXTREME
LOFOTEN TRIATHLON OLYMPIC +

LOFOTEN TRIATHLON 2017

THE MOVIE

RACE REPORT LOFOTEN TRIATHLON 2016

LOFOTEN TRIATHLON

WHAT’S ON?

When you register for a race you’ll be given access a to make reservations at the event hotels.

For travel info have a look at our info page or check out Destination Lofoten!

Time tracking
GPS tracking
Full support
Start kit
Drink and food stations
Finisher shirt
Swim cap
The Arctic Triple buff
Warm meal after finish
Early breakfast at event hotel for Accomodations
Meal deals

Please note! All races include a mandatory equipment list that will be detailed in the race manuals.

Olympic+
09/17 – 12/01  2017 – NOK 1,750.00
12/01 – 04/01  2018 – NOK 1,950.00
04/01 – 08/13  2018 – NOK 2,150.00

Extreme
09/17 – 12/01  2017 – NOK 4,950.00
12/01 – 04/01  2018 – NOK 5,550.00
04/01 – 08/13  2018 – NOK 6,150.00

GOLD – The Arctic Triple
Skimo4000+//Ultra-Trail100miles//Triathlon Extreme
09/17 – 12/01  2017 – NOK 12,450.00
12/01 – 04/01  2018 – NOK 13,450.00
04/01 – 03/05  2018 – NOK 13,950.00

SILVER – The Arctic Triple
Skimo4000+//Ultra-Trail50miles//Triathlon Extreme
09/17 – 12/01  2017 – NOK 9,950.00
12/01 – 04/01  2018 – NOK 10,950.00
04/01 – 03/05  2018 – NOK 11,450.00

BRONZE – The Arctic Triple
Skimo1000+//Ultra-Trail24KM//Triathlon Olympic+
09/17 – 12/01  2017 – NOK 4,250.00
12/01 – 04/01  2018 – NOK 5,250.00
04/01 – 03/05  2018 – NOK 5,750.00

Will be come later!

LOFOTEN TRIATHLON – EXTREME

Saturday 18th of August 2018

The Arctic Triple – Lofoten Triathlon Extreme consist of 4 km of swim in the harbor of Svolvær, 196 km bike ride around Vestvågøy, Gimsøy and a short visit to the iconic village of Henningsvær before you return to Svolvær. To finish it all with a bang – 45 km run that ends with 20 km of terrain and two mountain passes.
Height gain/loss: 3000 M
Maximum number of particpants: 250 athletes

Cut Off // Extreme

SWIM 2,15 hours
BIKE 16:00 (10 hours after start)
RUN 25 KM/18:30 (12,5 hours after start) + 36 KM/22:00 (16 hours after start)

Please respect – Lofoten Triathlon is fully supported – no external support will be allowed. For more details read the Race Manual – an updated version will be published in January.

“Last year it was the hardest race I have ever done. This year it was the most beautiful race I have ever done!”
Allan Hovda, two times champion in Norseman Xtreme Triathlon and winner of Lofoten Triathlon 2016 and 2017
REGISTER
DOWNLOAD GPX FILE
Race Manual Lofoten Triathlon Extreme

RACE DETAILS

DISTANCES

4 KM SWIM
196 KM BIKE
45 KM RUN

MAP

All three legs of The Arctic Triple – Lofoten Triathlon Extreme starts and ends at the town square of Svolvær. Routes are illustrated in the map below with each leg in its own color. Use zoom function in if you want to get a more detailed view of the course. Point your mouse over the map markers for more information.

LOFOTEN TRIATHLON – OLYMPIC +

Friday 17th of August 2018

It has already become a tradition that the routes in The Arctic Triple is a bit longer… We want to make sure the triathletes get the most out of Lofoten during their race! The Olympic+ starts with a 1000 M swim in the harbor of Svolvær, then a 50 KM bike tour back and forth to Henningsvær. The whole adventure is completed with a 12 KM run that passes over the mountain peak of Tjeldbergtinden (367 M above sea level) before you finish it all with passing throug our iconic finish line – a traditional fish rack.
Height gain/loss: 800 M
Maximum number of particpants: 350 athletes

Cut Off // Olympic+

SWIM 45 Minutes
BIKE 4 hours after start
MAX TIME TO COMPLETE: 6 hours

Please respect – Lofoten Triathlon is fully supported – no external supported will be allowed. For more details read the Race Manual – an updated version will be published in January.

REGISTER
DOWNLOAD GPX FILE
Race Manual Lofoten Triathlon Olympic+

RACE DETAILS

DISTANCES

1 KM SWIM
50 KM BIKE
12 KM RUN

MAP

All three legs of The Arctic Triple – Lofoten Triathlon Olympic + starts and ends at the town square of Svolvær. Routes are illustrated in the map below with each leg in its own color. Use zoom function in if you want to get a more detailed view of the course. Point your mouse over the map markers for more information.

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