AR Program 2022

General note: ALL times in this program are preliminary. This page will be updated continuously while we progress with the detailed planning and comply to local COVID19 REGULATIONS

Thursday 17th February 

Note: Each musher will receive an individual time-slot for both the registration and the vet-check to ensure a smooth process and avoid a crowd. List with times to be published on the website latest 1 February. 

Race Registration

08:30 – 12.00 & 13.00 – 16.00  

The race secretary / registration office is open for checking in according to your time-slot, weighing of mandatory food, control of vaccination booklets, chip marking and sale of tickets for the banquet (banquet is included in the entry fee for mushers, for all others: 275 SEK).  

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

Veterinary check

08:30 – 12.00 & 13.00 – 16.00 

Veterinary check, according to your time-slot. 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

Due to the COVID situation we decided to split the group in half and have 2 musher meetings

17:00 – 18:30  

Musher meeting 1 for BIB numbers 1- 21 and 101 – 105 (25 total), mandatory for all mushers and handlers (presence will be checked). Musher + handler may sit next to each other, then 2 meters distance to next team. Presentation of sponsors, veterinary team, trail- and other important race information. 

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

19:30 – 21:00  

Musher meeting 2 for BIB numbers 106 –130 (25 total), mandatory for all mushers and handlers (presence will be checked). Musher + handler may sit next to each other, then 2 meters distance to next team. Presentation of sponsors, veterinary team, trail- and other important race information. 

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

Friday 18th February 

Drive to start area

08.00 – 09.00 

Driving to the start area at the Hembygdsgården för the 320km race. Follow the signs and officials’ instructions about how/where to park. 

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

09.00 – 10.00 

Driving to the start area at the Hembygdsgården for the 170km 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. 

Race start
12.00: The Amundsen – Mid Scandinavian Sled Dog Race 2022 starts! 

12.00 – 13.00 

Start of 320km class, 2-minute interval. You can find your individual start time here

13.00 – 14.00 

Start of 170km class, 2-minute interval. You can find your individual start time here

Saturday 19th February 

Race on-going. The winning 170km 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 20th February 

Race on-going. The winning 320km 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.

Last start out of last checkpoint information

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

Sunday 20th February 02.00 

Last start out of Norråker CP for 320km. 

Sunday 20th February 02.00 

Last start out of Norråker CP for 170km. 

Evaluation meeting

16.00 – 17.00 

Evaluation meeting. Mushers only to keep group size down. 

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

Closing banquet

19.00 – 23:00 

Banquet and prize ceremony. 

Location: Nordica Hotell, Ramselevägen 6, 83335, Strömsund (same building as Folkets Hus).