International marathon ski race from Enontekiö, Finland to Kautokeino, Norway
on Sunday, 8 April, 2018.
(NB! Date changed)

Saami Ski Race track follows an ancient mail delivery path from the village Hetta, Enontekiö in Finland to Kautokeino, Norway. In the old days mail was carried on foot, on skis or with a reindeer sled. On the way, it is possible to see some reindeer because this area is also an important pasture for the reindeer. The Saami culture in both countries gives a special character for the race as well. In Kautokeino 90 % of the population speaks Saami and in Enontekiö roughly 10%.

The 90 km race starts from Hetta, Enontekiö and the 60 km race starts from Näkkälä. The 30 km race starts from the Sitsajärvi crossing in Norway. The finish is situated in the Kautokeino.  There are classes for men and women. The skiing style is free, and you may ski classic style on a groomed track.

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