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Årefjällsloppet, back as a Challenger!

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Årejällsloppet makes its comeback in Visma Ski Classics as a Challenger event. This Swedish 55km race was a part of the Pro Tour season III-VII and is known for its tough course with breathtaking nature scenery. 

The new Visma Ski Classics Challengers series, launched earlier in April this year, is a common platform created in order to connect and promote long distance skiing events worldwide. Årefjällsloppet´s 55km race is the second event to be launched as a part of the Challengers tour. Årefjällsloppet is a complete ski weekend that offers something for everyone. In addition to the 55km race there is also two shorter distances available during the weekend; 30km and 8km, all in classic technique and with a mass start.

"We are proud to announce that Årefjällsloppet is back in the Visma Ski Classics world as a part of the Challengers tour. Årefjällsloppet is a fantastic long distance ski experience offering a challenging course, amazing nature scenery and great atmosphere." says David Nilsson CEO Visma Ski Classics.

"It feels so good to be back in the Visma Ski Classic family as a Challenger event. Årefjällsloppet offers a scenic race with a track that will take you trough the mountains of Årefjällen. Hope to se old participants back in the area and we welcome new skiers to Årefjällsloppet, a race for the athletes and for the outdoor lovers.” says Ola Bergqvist Event Manager Årefjällsloppet.

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