Participant info for the Femund race 2020

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Here you can find important information about your participation. Most of this information is already available on our website, including program, description of the track, veterinary information, rules etc. It is your responsibility to make yourself acquainted with the rules and regulations as well as any other relevant information. Welcome to Røros!

Instagram and #femund4all

Participate in the competition and win products from our sponsor and partner Devold by tagging pictures with #femundlopet2020

Anyone can post pictures from the Femund Race on Instagram with the tag #femundlopet2020

Advertising on the participants’ hat/cap

With reference to chapter 3.7 in our regulations, the event organizer can make the participants carry advertising on their clothing or sled.
The county of Hedmark has made a substantial financial contribution to the Femund Race this year. The profiling agreement states their right to profiling on the participants’ sled. Appetitt by Felleskjøpet Agri has also bought advertisement space on the sleds. Two number plates will be handed out at registration and should be tied to each side of the sled.

The opening ceremony, a cultural event

All participants, volunteers and others to a memorable opening ceremony of the Femund Race and Norwegian Championship 2020 in the church of Røros Thursday 30th January at 6:30 pm. Free entrance.

Registration and secretariat

All registration takes place at the secretariat Wednesday and Thursday at Idrettsparken Hotel. Licenses can be acquired here. The Race administration opens at Idrettsparken Hotel on Friday. See program for opening hours. Maps can purchased at Amnéus book store at the mall.

Dog identification / chips

A list of chip numbers for all your race dogs. Must be handed in at registration. The chip list may be downloaded and completed before you leave home.

Documentation on pre-race veterinary checks

As stated in the regulations for 2020 and the veterinary information, there is a requirement for a pre-race veterinary check to take place at your own veterinary. Documentation confirming this must be handed over at registration. All necessary information can be found here.

Club adherence / starting licence / insurance

According to the rule § 6.10 of the Norwegian Sleddog Federation (NHF) all participants at official races of the NHF have to belong to a club associated to the NHF. The Femund race 2020 is an official NHF race. Foreign participants shall belong to a club of their national federation. Participants without association to a club (no team) can’t start.

You are able to buy a one-time licence from the NHF upon registration in Røros. If you have a valid Norwegian licence this is valid as insurance.

All participants must have a valid accident and liability insurance to start the race. We also recommend all participants to have a travel insurance.

Files for downloading

Here you will find downloadable PDF-files with the chip list for the registration of your race dogs and the declaration for the rules and mandatory equipment for The Femund Race 2020.

Race café

Rørosvidda Hotel (Idrettsparken) has a café that is open while the secretariat and the race office are staffed. We recommend everyone to use Rørosvidda Hotel as the race café.

The start

All the races start in Church street (“Kjerkgata”) in the centre of Røros. The stabling area is in the parallel street next to Church street (“Bergmannsgata”) and at Malmplassen. All the racers with their dog sleds will get assistance by ATVs and crew at the start of the race. More information will follow at the musher meetings.

The track

Read the track information on this page. The track between Drevjsø and Trysil will be updated.

Finish line

F650 and F450 finish at Øra stadion near Idrettsparken Hotel. FJunior and F200 will finish in Trysil.

Toll roads and parking fees

There is a toll road and a parking fee at checkpoint Søvollen and Orkelbogen. Checkpoint Drevsjø also has a parking fee.

To get your ticket for the prize ceremony, you need to return all the equipment given to you. If you do not finish the race (DNF), you return the equipment to the closest checkpoint, please remember to return the equipment. If you do not return the equipment, you will be invoiced with NOK 5.000.

Contact information

Secretariat, Åste Øverby
(+47) 936 58 246

Head of race, Rune Hesthammer
(+47) 416 64 763

Head veterinarian, Arild Jøssund
(+47) 952 14 880

Tracks, Jon Anders Kokkvoll
(+47) 480 11 564

Images of the finish line and order for start

Click on the images for a larger view, or download them all in a Zip-file [1.3 MB].

Oppstillingsplan F600 og FJr (1)
Oppstillingsplan F600 og FJr (1)
Oppstillingsplan F600 og FJr (2)
Oppstillingsplan F600 og FJr (2)
Oppstillingsplan F400 (1)
Oppstillingsplan F400 (1)
Oppstillingsplan F400 (2)
Oppstillingsplan F400 (2)
Målområde Idrettsparken hotell - trasé
Målområde Idrettsparken hotell - trasé