Welcome to Finnmark!

Monday, July 21st

During the days of the Arctic Race in Finnmark, participants, media and visitors will notice that they are in an almost separate country. Read more

Welcome to Troms!

Monday, July 21st

And welcome to the northernmost professional cycling race in the world! Read more

Northern Norway welcomes you!

Monday, July 21st

Arctic Race 2013 was truly amazing! Photos from the race went all around the world, framed by cheering people in a fantastic landscape. Read more

Kittel candidate to challenge
Hushovd, Kristoff,...

Wednesday, July 9th

Marcel Kittel of Giant-Shimano and Norwegian sprinters are expected to contest the second Arctic Race of Norway from August 14 to 17 with an unprecedented stage finish at the North Cape even though... Read more

Our recipe for success in year II

Wednesday, June 25th

With the memory of last year's success fresh in mind, many are eagerto find out if the Arctic Race of Norway 2014 has the ingredients needed in order to create a new, spectacular chapter of the... Read more

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news21.07.2014

Welcome to Finnmark!

Hasvik - Finnmark © Anne Olsen-Ryum

During the days of the Arctic Race in Finnmark, participants, media and visitors will notice that they are in an almost separate country.

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news21.07.2014

Welcome to Troms!

Women at a beach in Troms © CH Innovation Norway

And welcome to the northernmost professional cycling race in the world!

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The North Cape © Frithjof Fure Innovation Norway

Arctic Race 2013 was truly amazing! Photos from the race went all around the world, framed by cheering people in a fantastic landscape.

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© A.S.O

Marcel Kittel of Giant-Shimano and Norwegian sprinters are expected to contest the second Arctic Race of Norway from August 14 to 17 with an unprecedented stage finish at the North Cape even though a tougher course might favor a different type of rider, as the organizers unveiled on the eve of the Grand Départ of the Tour de France in Leeds.

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Knut-Eirik Dybdal - Director of the Arctic Race of Norway © A.S.O

With the memory of last year's success fresh in mind, many are eagerto find out if the Arctic Race of Norway 2014 has the ingredients needed in order to create a new, spectacular chapter of the arcticcycling adventure.

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Christian Prudhomme - Director of the Tour de France © A.S.O

Cycling is a sport of discovery par excellence. Having started its history onthe mountain slopes of Europe in the early 20th century, one hundred yearson it is present throughout the world.

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© Knut Godø, Harstad Tidende

Her Majesty the Queen Sonja of Norway has accepted Royal Patronage of the professional cycling race Arctic Race of Norway, organised between August 14 and 17, 2014. - This decision makes us all very proud, affirms ARN Director, Knut-Eirik Dybdal.

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© Trym Ivar Bergsmo / ARN

After winding its way through the Nordland and Troms regions in 2013, the Arctic Race of Norway (August 14-17) is set to continue exploring northern Norway with two stages in Finnmark, starting with a historical push towards North Cape. The profiles of these stages should make them a punchers' affair...

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© A.S.O

The Arctic Race of Norway was already the most northerly race in the history of professional cycling, and it has strengthened its status in the second edition with a new feature: a finish at the mythical North Cape. Another novelty is that it will become one of the most 'connected' races this year... for the 2014 edition, A.S.O. and its Norwegian partners have decided to give a major role to the social networks and the participation of fans from all over the world. Internet users...

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© Trym Ivar Bergsmo/ARN

The extraordinary popular and media success of the inaugural Arctic Race of Norway has moved the bar up a few notches, to the level of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, who is revered wherever nature takes on a majestic scale: the finish of the first stage in the North Cape on August 14!

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© A.S.O

Looking back at 2013, the Arctic Race of Norway is definitely one of the most interesting novelties brought by a sport in search of new horizons. Cycling never reached such latitudes before. In August, between the end of the Tour de France and the start of the Vuelta a España, the Far North welcomed professional cyclists from seven Tour de France teams as well as uprising local talents above the Arctic Circle. It's been a huge success with large crowds on road sides despite the low...

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