Stranda Fjord Trail Race 25km and vertical climb: 1700m

Course description

The race starts in Opshaug (100masl) The first three kilometers of the race is on a gravel road before the course continues on the hiking trail up to Liavarden (799masl). From Lievarden the course continues on the ridge high above the fjord to Duklidalen.

In Duklidalen the real climb of vertical meters begins as the course gets steeper up towards Mønet (1058 masl). You will need to use your hands on some parts of the course here.

On Mønet you have en extraordinay view of the fjord as you are standing 1000m straight above it. Here the course starts to get even more rugged and alpine, as the course is on scree and slab on the way up to Fremste Blåhornet(1478masl), and further over Heimste Blåhornet(1336masl). The running on this part of the trail is technical both ascending and descending.

After the technical descent down the ridge of Heimste Blåhornet the course continues off trail over a mountain platou with several marshes to Vardenakken(878masl) and Dregetua(693masl). From Dregetua the course continues on a flowy hiking trail down to Stranda and sea level. The last bit down to the finish line in Stranda on a asphalt road.

Course facts

Length:25km
Ascent: 1700m
Descent: 1800m
Course on trail: 16km
Course off trail: 5km
Course on gravel road: 3km
Cours on asphalt road: 1km

Food stations: 2 and there´s rivers and streams where you can refill water along the course.

Course & profile

Important info

Registration opens 12.00 on the 16 th of September 2018

Registration for SFTR 25K costs 700,- until 31.12.18

Registration for SFTR 25K costs 950,- from 01.01.2019 until 01.05.2019

Registration for SFTR 25K costs 1150,- from 01.05.2019 until 01.08.2019

The registration closes on 12.08.2018 or when the race is full.

What´s included in the starting fee?

  • Shuttle bus to the start
  • 2 foodstations along the trail
  • A race organization with staff and medics on strategic points along the trail.
  • Time keeping
  • SFTR fold a cup
  • T-shirt
  • Medal
  • Warm food after finish

 

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