News - 05/02 - 11:15

500 kg salmon delivered to the winner of the Salmon jersey 2018

When sindre lunke secured Salmon jersey as best climber at the Arctic Race of Norway in 2018, the prize was 500 kg of salmon. Friday he invited his new professional team to a feast meal to celebrate.

The cyclist who was born in Stokmarknes in Vesterålen, where the next edition of the race will take place, was very pleased with both the prize and the dinner.


News - 28/01 - 08:27

Arctic Race of Norway created millions in Northern Norway

Arctic Race of Norway went through Finnmark, the northernmost county in Norway, in 2018. Before and during the race Arctic Race of Norway purchased services for around NOK 20 million in Northern Norway, and created additional revenue for around 40 million for businesses in Finnmark. In addition, the host municipalities spent resources on events for their inhabitants, including...

News - 13/11 - 14:00

New agreement between Telenor and Arctic Race of Norway

Telenor and Arctic Race of Norway have signed a new contract that ensures upgrading of the mobile network in Northern Norway. The agreement was announced in connection with the presentation of the next year's Arctic Race of Norway, which will start in Å in Lofoten and continue through Lofoten and Vesterålen, before it is concluded in Narvik.

Telenor has invested...

News - 13/11 - 11:30

Arctic Race of Norway 2019 – storming the Norwegian Ventoux

The Arctic Race of Norway is a suspense-filled race where the young stars shine each year. In 2018, Dutch rider Mathieu Van Der Poel (Corendon-Circus) won two stages and confirmed all the hopes that have been placed on him on the road. This year again, the fast and powerful riders will get to show their stuff on two weekend stages. Prior to that, the peloton will visit the Lofoten...

News - 16/10 - 10:36

Strong increase in inquiries to become a foster home in the weeks following the Arctic Race of Norway

The foster care service in Finnmark, Norway, experienced a sevenfold increase in the number of from people who wanted to know more about becoming a foster home in the three following weeks after the Arctic Race of Norway .

"The Arctic Race of Norway helps to highlight the need for foster homes, which causes people to actually contact. It is important for the children who...

The stage film - 19/08 - 18:30 [GMT + 2]

Van der Poel and Chernetski fly high in Alta

Dutch national champion Mathieu Van der Poel claimed his second stage win at the Arctic Race of Norway as he won the conclusive stage in Alta in an uphill sprint finish ahead of Sondre Holst Enger and Quentin Pacher. Russia’s Sergei Chernetski took the overall victory.

107 riders started stage 4 in Kvalsund. Quickly after the flag off, 12 riders took off: Guy...

The stage film - 18/08 - 19:04 [GMT + 2]

Toupalik fends off the peloton

Czech cyclo-cross specialist Adam Toupalik fended off the whole peloton as he managed to stay up front after a long breakaway. The Corendon-Circus team made a one-two with Mathieu Van der Poel sprinting to second place while Sergei Chernetski, third, extended his lead in the overall ranking.

108 riders started stage 3 in Honningsvåg. Just after Matteo Fabbro...

The stage film - 17/08 - 18:39 [GMT + 2]

Full of Joyce

American fast man Colin Joyce of Rally Cycling won an eventful stage 2 in the Arctic Race of Norway while Russia’s Sergei Chernetski from Astana took the lead over from Mathieu Van der Poel in Kjøllefjord.

Although Mathieu Van der Poel had insisted that his main goal was a stage win, which he acquired after only one stage, he evidenced his GC ambitions by...

The stage film - 16/08 - 19:28 [GMT + 2]

Mathieu Van der Poel meets the expectations

Touted as the hot favourite for stage 1 and possibly for the overall classification, Dutch national champion Mathieu Van der Poel claimed his first victory at the Arctic Race of Norway, fresh from being the silver medallist at the European championship. He rushed to victory in the uphill sprint at Kirkenes, imposing himself ahead of Sergei Chernetski from Astana and Benjamin...

News - 15/08 - 12:20

Equinor extends partnership with the Arctic Race of Norway

Arctic Race of Norway and Equinor are pleased to announce that they will continue their partnership until 2021 and will strengthen Equinor’s positioning as the main partner of the event. Their core focus is to encourage cooperation and development at the local and regional level in Northern Norway, as well as to inspire generations...

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