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Registration open!

Dear ski friends! We are happy to announce that registration is now open for Blafjallagangan 2022! Blafjallagangan ski race will be on March 19 2022 and you can register here

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Bláfjallagangan is CANCELLED 2021

Unfortunately, due to lack of snow and weather conditions, the Bláfjallagangan is cancelled for 2021. We thank you for sharing our optimism this winter and will fully reimburse the entrance fee in the next days.

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Registration open!

Dear ski friends! We are happy to announce that due to better situation concerning Covid – 19 and less restrictions, Blafjallagangan ski race will be held as scheduled on March 20 2021 and registration is

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Blafjallagangan 2020 is cancelled!

Unfortunately, this is the announcement for the cancellation of the Blafjallagangan this year. In Iceland, there is ban on gatherings for organized activities with more than 20 people, which will remain in effect until May 4th. Given the

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The race

Blafjallagangan ski race will be held at Blafjöll ski area, 19th of march 2022. The race is in classical technique. Blafjöll ski area, which is about 30 min drive from Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, is especially known for its spectacular views and varied landscapes.

Blafjallagangan was cancelled last two years due to Covid-19 but had 322 participants in 2019 and has been increasing in popularity last years, and is now one of Iceland’s biggest cross country skiing competition each year.

The race is part of Euroloppet. Euroloppet is one of the biggest ski marathon series in the world with many long-distance cross country ski races in different European countries.

Distances:
40 km (17 years and older)

5km, 10km and 20km

Registration deadline: 18th of march 2022

Race tracks

Track lengths are; 20km, 10km, 5km and 1km. See picture below.

Registration and entrance fee

For registration: netskraning.is/blafjallagangan/

40 km (17 years and older):
Registration fee:  7.000ISK

5km, 10km and 20km:
Registration fee: 5.000ISK
12 year old and younger: 1.000ISK

Registration deadline: 19th of march 2021

Agenda

Thursday 17th of March:
4pm – 6pm: Collection of bibs in Everest outdoor shop in Skeifan 
Friday 18th of March:
4pm – 6pm: Collection of bibs in Everest outdoor shop in Skeifan 
Saturday 19th of March:
09:00 AM: Start for competitors in 40 km
10:00 AM: Start for competitors in 5 km, 10 km and 20 km
10:10 AM: Start for competitors in 1 km

All participants get a free admission to the swimming pool Ásvallalaug in Hafnarfjörður on race day.

General information about the race

Time measurement is with automated chip timing system.

Food stations

Wax service
There will be no wax service during the race.

Results
Timataka.net

Travel:
For participants traveling from abroad, the best way to get to Iceland is via airplane. Nearest international airport is Keflavik international airport which is located about 50km from Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. Blafjoll ski area is located about 35km from Reykjavik city centre. 

From Keflavik airport there are different ways that can get you from the airport to Reykjavik city centre:

By bus: https://www.isavia.is/en/keflavik-airport/parking-and-transport/coach-and-bus

Car rental: https://www.isavia.is/en/keflavik-airport/parking-and-transport/car-rental

With taxi: https://www.isavia.is/en/keflavik-airport/parking-and-transport/taxi-service

From Reykjavik to Blafjöll ski area:
There will be no direct transfer with bus to Blafjoll ski area. The best way to get to Blafjoll ski area is by car.

Acommodation:
For accomodation we recommend that you stay in Reykjavik or surrounding cities (Kopavogur, Hafnarfjordur, Gardabaer, Mosfellsbaer).
https://visitreykjavik.is/where-to-stay

Euroloppet:
For the first time in 2020, Blafjallagangan ski race is part of Euroloppet (euroloppet.com). The organizers of Blafjallagangan are proud to be one of the races in Euroloppet, which is one of the biggest ski marathon series in the world with many long-distance cross country ski races in different European countries.

Questions: If you have any questions, don´t hesitate to contact us via email: blafjallagangan@gmail.com