Race Memo / Race Info

Here you can find the most up-to-date info about the 2018 race.

Race memo

Maps

(Special thanks to Calle Bjernekull for help with the maps)

Race week program 2018 (27 June – 1 July)

*** Times may change.

Download tidsprogram as .pdf here

 (Ver.3  2018.06.22)  

Day

Time

What

Place

Wed.

27/6

18.00 - 19.30

Test a kayak. Nordic Kayaks (NK)+Kajaktiv (see footnote 1)

Åre Strand

19.30 - 21.00

Meet the Brewers. Taste NKB’s assortment, this year’s new brews, and watch the documentary film ”Mountain”

Copperhill

Thur. 28/6

10:00 -17:00

Race Office/Sponsor Village is open (2)

Copperhill

10.45 -12.30

Specialized guided tour of the bike leg (3)

Åre Bikes in Åre

18.00 - 18.30

ÅEC Paddle Race by NK + Beer Garden + prizegiving (4)

Draklanda, Åresjön

17.00 - 20.00

Test a kayak with Nordic Kayaks (NK) (1)

Fri.

29/6

09.30 - 10.00

Morning run with Team Altra. (5)

Copperhill

10.00 - 18.00

Race Office/Sponsor Village is open (2)

Copperhill

10.45 - 12.30

Specialized guided tour of the bike leg (3)

Åre Bikes in Åre

10.00 - 14.00

Lundstams ÅEC Kidz Event at Copperhill (6)

Copperhill

14.00 - 16.00

Test a kayak with Nordic Kayaks (NK) (1)

Åre Strand

14:00 - 18:00

Gear drop-off for “race-sponsored” transport (7)

Björnen

18.00 - 18.45

Race Meeting. MANDATORY for all racers

Copperhill

19.00

Racer’s Dinner Buffet. Best to pre-book! (8)

Sat.

30/6

05.00

Breakfast at Copperhill Mountain Lodge (for hotel guests)

Copperhill

05.45

Transport to start for both RIVER & LAKE class

Copperhill Entre

08.00

Start RIVER CLASS (check-in opens at 6.00)

Tännforsen

08.30

Start LAKE CLASS (check-in opens at 6.30).  Coffee for purchase from Big Lake Coffee.

Draklanda, Åresjön

9.10 – (9.45)

First kayak portage for LAKE CLASS (spectator friendly!)

09.30 - (11.45)

First run transition (estimated).

11.00 - (15.00)

First bike transition (estimated) (9)

Huså herrgård

12.35 - (18.00)

First finish (estimated) (10)

Åre torg

17.00-18.00

Pre-dinner drinks and beer tasting in the bar (11)

Copperhill

18.30 - 20.00

Race Banquet (12)

21.00 - 22.00

Prize ceremony and Race Movie (13)

22.00

After party. Free entrance. Buy “strong” beer from NKB!

Sun.

1/7

10.00 - 11.15

”Plogga” with Erik Ahlström! Brunch afterwards (14)

Copperhill

11.00 - 13.00

Racer’s Brunch. Best to pre-book! (15)

 

1 Test several different surfski & kayak models to see which one fits you best!

2 Pick up your race bib, buy an extra Race T-shirts/Clif Bars, check out cool products from our sponsors and get special offers. 

3 Free! Last 15 km of the bike leg. Max 20 people. Equipment: helmet and bike. Bike rentals possible. Sign up here.

4 On-site registration for kayak race available.  Food for purchase for spectators. Read more here.

5 Free! Easy 30 min run around Copperhill. Sign up here.

6 On-site registration for Kidz Event available. Food for purchase on site. Read more here.

7 Racers without support can order 3 types of transport: The racer to the start,  his/her kayak and/or  his/her bike. Book here.

8 Save money!Make a reservation before 20 June and get 20 % off hotel’s regular prices. Book at reservations@copperhill.seor 0647-14300.

9 The transition area closes at 3 pm. Racers must exit before this to make cut-off. Food for purchase at Huså Herrgård.

10 The finish area is open until 6.55 pm. Visit ”ÅEC’s Beer Garden” sponsored by Nordic Kiwi Brewers (NKB).

11 Special offer on NKB’s” strong” beer! If you want to pre-order beer, do it here.

12 Tickets included for racers. Buy tickets for your support crew and others here.

13 Prize ceremony and Race Movie. Everyone is welcome!

14 Environmental initiative started by ÅEC founder Erik Ahlström that combines jogging with trash removal. FB Event here

15 Save money!Make a reservation before 20 June and get 20 % off the hotel’s regular prices. Book at reservations@copperhill.seor 0647-14300.