Trail runners, here are the top 7 most challenging trail running races in Swedish Lapland taking place in 2017!
In all its simpleness, trail running might be the most natural and perhaps the oldest ways of sports or exercise – the running on nature trails. The vast spaces, differences in altitude and the beautiful and serene Arctic landscape makes Swedish Lapland an excellent destination for any trail running enthusiast.
Luleå Trail 15 km, Sept. 9th
15 kilometres (about 9 miles) over bouldered trails and bare rock, through a dense spruce forest just outside Luleå, this race offers a fun trail running challenge in alternating terrain.
Arctic Circle Race 15 km, Aug. 19th
How about getting dropped off by a helicopter 15 km (about 9 miles) out into roadless land and make your way back on foot along trails with the alternating terrain of easily run flat rocks, mossy bogs and dense birch forests? The Arctic Circle Race in Arjeplog is a challenging trail through an area also known as the mountain archipelago.