Blåvegenløpet history goes back to 1979 and celebrated its 41st edition in 2019. The course stretches from Umbukta to Brennåsen outside Mo I Rana City. Every year since 1979, approximately 1000-1500 skiers are participating in the event.
Blåvegenløpet has three distances, 10km, 21km and 45km and gathers all from families to professional skiers to one big ski event.
The course follows the Blue road (E12) which connects Norway to Sweden. The start in Umbukta is only 3km from the Swedish border and the finish line just outside the city of Mo I Rana.