Cheer on the Vikingarännet Skating Competition in Sigtuna

On Sunday, February 19th the world’s largest skating competition on natural ice will take place between Uppsala and Stockholm. The town of Sigtuna (located part-way between) will host several activities supporting the races. Come to Sigtuna to participate in one of the races or enjoy the natural beauty and cheer on the other brave skaters. On the ice in Sigtuna there will be materials available for anyone who would like to to make their own placards or banners to cheer on the skaters. Sigtuna is also the place where the Short Race (Kortis) Skaters cross the finish line; where the Women’s Only (Tjejrännet) Race starts, and where a special award will be given to the first from the 80km race to cross the Sigtuna line. Take the opportunity to go skating with Sigtuna Sports and Outdoor who will be out on the ice with hands-on activities. Also, be on the lookout for Vikings frying bread on the ice. Here, the atmosphere is at the top. There is also ‘After Skate’ at Hotel Kristina from 12-17. And last, but not least, delicious goulash and other goodies are served at the Cafe Våfflan in the Sigtuna Harbor.
Welcome to Sigtuna to feel the pulse of Vikingarännet!
Organizers: Vikingarännet, Sigtuna Kommun, Swedavia, Destination Sigtuna and Hotel Kristina.
Hours and info:
Vikingarännet 80 km, first start in Uppsala at 8:00 am
Vikingarännet “Kortis” (Short Race) 30 km, Uppsala-Sigtuna, first start at 9:00 am
Vikingarännet “Tjejrännet” (Women’s Only Race) 40-50 km, Sigtuna- Stockholm, the first start at 10:00 am in Sigtuna
After Skate at Hotel Kristina, from 12:00pm-17:00.
 Price 175 SEK/ adult, children under 12 years 90 SEK/ child.
Café Våfflan in the port opens at 10 am

Find ice reports and additional information here:

http://www.vikingarannet.se/

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