Ice Ultra

Quick facts

Location Lapland, Sweden

Distance Ultra marathon

Date February

About Ice Ultra

The Ice Ultra is an extreme footrace through Arctic Sweden. The Ice Ultra offers an incredible adventure over 230km of some of the most pristine snow covered landscapes in the world. With snow fields, mountains and frozen lakes, the Ice Ultra offers a demanding route in challenging conditions with temperatures dipping up to - 30°C. Starting amongst the Kungsleden trail, you will enter a UNESCO World Heritage area so remote that snow mobiles are not even permitted to enter. With the freezing temperatures and various terrains testing your physical and mental endurance, the Ice Ultra offers an amazing adventure and one of the biggest ultra-marathon challenges.

As a self-sufficient race you will responsible for carrying your entire kit and equipment during the 230km race, including food, sleeping bag, safety equipment and a minimum of 1.5 litres of water which can be re-filled at various checkpoints and water stations along the stages. Running in Arctic conditions can mean extra kit is needed compared to some of our other ultras, making an already challenging course exceptionally harder.

Practicalities

Accommodation

Runners will overnight in remote cabins or Traditional Tipi Tent

After Race Services

Food & celebratory drink as you cross the finish line.

Aid Stations

As a self-sufficient race you will responsible for carrying your entire kit including food, sleeping bag, safety equipment and a minimum of 1.5 litres of water which can be re-filled at various checkpoints and water stations along the stages.

Maximum Time

5 Days

Start:

Swedish Lapland

982 99 Gällivare, Sweden

Finish:

Jokkmokk

Jokkmokk, Sweden

Difficulty

extreme

Highlights

Abisko and Aurora Sky Station

The Labyrinths

 Icehotel

 Treehotel

The Midnight Sun

Overview

The Ice Ultra is an Extreme Ultra Distance Footrace set in the Arcitc, Sweden. The 230km race distance is split in to 4 stages with a maximum number of 5 days to complete the challenge. The race begins at Swedish Lapland,  along  Kungsleden trail and ends at Jokkmokk, Arctic Town.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.