AR Program 2023

Will be updated over time

Thursday, February 23th  

The race secretary / registration office is open for checking in, weighing of mandatory food, control of vaccination booklets, chip marking and sale of tickets for the banquet.

(Note: the banquet is included in the entry fee for mushers, for all others: 350 SEK. All mushers received an email Feb 11 to confirm their presence at the banquet and pre-order ticket for handlers/others, Kindly respond Monday 14th Feb at the latest).  

Location: Folkets Hus, Ramselevägen 6, 83335, Strömsund

Veterinary check: ALL dogs must to be checked before start. 

Location: large public parking between gas station OKQ8 and the Strömsund bridge. Follow the signs. 

Musher meeting, mandatory for all mushers and handlers (presence will be checked). Presentation of sponsors, veterinary team, trail- and other important race information. 

Location: Folkets Hus, Ramselevägen 6, 83335, Strömsund. 

Room: Virveln

Friday, February 24th 

Driving to the start area at the Hembygdsgården för the 350km race. Follow the signs and officials’ instructions about how/where to park. 

Location: Hembygdsgården, Strömsund (near to the Strömsund bridge) 

Appointed race officials will check mandatory equipment in the sleds before the start. 

Note: Be on time to drive to the start area. I you are not in time you will not be able to start as you cannot enter the start area after your time-slot!

Driving to the start area at the Hembygdsgården for the 180km race. Follow the signs and officials’ instructions about how/where to park. 

Location: Hembygdsgården, Strömsund (near to the Strömsund bridge) 

Appointed race officials will check mandatory equipment in the sleds before the start. 

Note: Be on time to drive to the start area. I you are not in time you will not be able to start as you cannot enter the start area after your time-slot!

12.00 – 14.00 The Amundsen – Mid Scandinavian Sled Dog Race 2023 starts! 

Start of 350km class, 2-minute interval. You can find your individual start time here

After the last 350km team has started, start of 180km class 5 minutes later (exact time follows later) 

Start of 180km class, 2-minute interval. You can find your individual start time here

Saturday, February 25th

Race on-going. The winning 180km teams are expected to the finish line in Fjällsikten, Tåsjö during mid Saturday morning (approx. 10:00?), depending on weather and wind. Last mushers are expected to reach the finish line during Sunday morning. 

Sunday, February 26th 

Race on-going. The winning 350km teams are expected to the finish line in Strömsund very early during Sunday morning (approx. 05:00?), depending on weather and wind. Mushers are expected to reach the finish line until 16.00 on Sunday afternoon.

Same for both classes. NOTE: can be adjusted by the race judge!

Sunday 26th February 02.00 

Last start out of Norråker CP for AR350. 

Sunday 26th February 02.00 

Last start out of Norråker CP for AR180. 

AR Evaluation meeting.

Location: Folkets Hus, Ramselevägen 6, 83335, Strömsund. 

Banquet and prize ceremony. 

Location: Aula ‘Virveln’ in Folkets Hus, Ramselevägen 6, 83335, Strömsund