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 13th till 16th of August 2020, in the town of Svolvær.
COVID-19 UPDATE: Week 33 – Lofoten Triathlon/Lofoten Swimrun:
The race is still on 😊
The new Covid-19 regulations from the Norwegian Government allows sports events up to 200 persons, which means Lofoten Triathlon is still on. YAYYYY! 😊
We have close communication with the local authorities, including the local medical officer Jan Håkon Juul, and we will make the necessary adjustments to meet the current Covid-19 situation. We will do everything we can to make a safe and memorable event for all athletes and volunteers.
Good news for triathletes from Europe The Norwegian government has decided to open the borders for most European countries (Schengen and EEA) from 15th of July.
More information regarding travel advice:
We are looking forward to welcoming you to Lofoten Triathlon 13.-16. August.
Thursday 13th of August:
LOFOTEN SWIMRUN: 16 KM (3,4 km swim + 12,5 km run) The Race will take place in and around the iconic fishing village of Henningsvær. Read more here.
Friday 14th 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 15th 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 and Lofoten Triathlon Extreme
- SILVER – Lofoten Skimo 4000+, Lofoten Ultra-Trail 50 Miles and Lofoten Triathlon Extreme
- BRONZE – Lofoten Skimo 1000+, Lofoten Ultra-Trail 48/24KM and Lofoten Triathlon Olympic+
All races in The Arctic Triple are fully supported and marked – external support only allowed in some points, see race manual.