Author: Elsa Varja

The affects of Covid-19 restrictions in 2020
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The affects of Covid-19 restrictions in 2020

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions set by Finnish Government with the assistance of health care experts, the crowd events of more than 500 participants must be cancelled in Finland in summer 2020. There are no possibilities to organise crowd events of more than 500 participants in a safe way. This means that the NUTS Ylläs…

Chance to bound from NUTS Ylläs Pallas to Western State 100 in USA

Chance to bound from NUTS Ylläs Pallas to Western State 100 in USA

Good news for those who are aiming for the US races! The Western States 100 race has awarded the qualifying race status to the two longest courses of the NUTS Ylläs Pallas 2020 event – as the first ultra-races in Finland. The Western States 100 (or WSER) is the world’s oldest 100-mile race held annually…

Be prepared to the equipment check

Be prepared to the equipment check

When you arrive to collect your race materials from the race office, remember to bring along your packed race backbag or vest. We will check your mandatory equipments before delivering your race materials. All runners must pick-up their materials personally.   Equipment Checks You must carry all the mandatory equipment from the start to the…

Force Majeure – Changes on the 160 km and 55 km routes!

Force Majeure – Changes on the 160 km and 55 km routes!

According to Metsähallitus (National Parks and Wildlife Service Finland) the well in Hannukuru (the aid station on 160km and 55km) is contaminated by a bacteria. That’s why there’s no access to drinking water in Hannukuru. We have now changed the location of the aid station, so that we can serve you with clean water. The…

Changes to the Aid Station services of the 160 km

Changes to the Aid Station services of the 160 km

The Drop Bag aid stations will locate at Pallas & at Peurakaltio Due to reasons related to the access to electricity, we have had to change the location of the Drop Bag aid station. The Drop Bag aid station will locate at Pallas (55,3 km) instead of prior informed Rauhala (76,3 km). This change affects…

Choose the cosiest way to travel!

Choose the cosiest way to travel!

We can’t offer you a passenger ship connection to the event destination but there are plenty of other possibilities to arrive to Äkäslompolo’s event centre in Lapland. Express Train from Helsinki and waystations There is a smooth express train + bus connection from the capital city Helsinki to Äkäslompolo village (in Kolari municipality). Time-table Wednesday…

Join the renewed NUTS Ylläs Pallas 2019!

Join the renewed NUTS Ylläs Pallas 2019!

Join the adventure and experience the renewed NUTS Ylläs Pallas presented by Garmin & La Sportiva in July 12–13! There will be four new races: 160 km, 105 km, 55 km and 37 km in Pallas–Yllästunturi National Park. All of them will be run from north to south as opposed to the previous years. The…

(English) Heat of the day and night – NUTS Ylläs Pallas 2018

(English) Heat of the day and night – NUTS Ylläs Pallas 2018

There was an exceptionally warm weather in Northern Finland throughout the NUTS Ylläs Pallas presented by Garmin & La Sportiva weekend. Despite the circumstances the weekend offered some great race thrillers as well as several new course records. Due to bright weather the 134 km race offered an experience of midnight sun as its best….

Here we go!

Here we go!

The increasing popularity of trail running in the fells of Lapland under the magical midnight sun is evident as for the first time we’ll see over one thousand runners participating in this year’s NUTS Ylläs Pallas presented by Garmin & La Sportiva -event. Due to exceptionally warm and sunny weather conditions this summer the trail…