Årefjällsloppet is returning to the Visma Ski Classics as a Challenger event. The mid-Swedish 55km race was a part of the Pro Tour season III-VII and has a challenging course.
Earlier XC-marathon wrote about the Visma Challenger concept. Årefjällsloppet´s 55km race is the second event to be launched after the rollerski race Klarälvsloppet. In addition to the 55km race there is also two shorter distances available during the weekend; 30km and 8km, all in classic technique and with a mass start.
-We are proud to announce that Årefjällsloppet is back in the Visma Ski Classics world as a part of the Challengers tour. Årefjällsloppet is a fantastic long distance ski experience offering a challenging course, amazing nature scenery and great atmosphere, says David Nilsson CEO Visma Ski Classics in a press release.
-It feels so good to be back in the Visma Ski Classic family as a Challenger event. Årefjällsloppet offers a scenic race with a track that will take you trough the mountains of Årefjällen. Hope to se old participants back in the area and we welcome new skiers to Årefjällsloppet, a race for the athletes and for the outdoor lovers, says Ola Bergkvist Event Manager Årefjällsloppet.