The race is a celebration to the 1963 edition of the dutch 200km "Elfstedentocht" (eleven cities tour). We race in similair racing clothes to 1963 and newer racing clapskates aren’t allowed.
The start will take place at Rävgången, Örebro, on the first Saturday when the ice is in acceptable conditions. However we will take the decision no later than 3 days before the race.
The Race will take place at Rävgången, Örebro, on the first Saturday when the ice is in acceptable conditions. However we will take the decision no later than 3 days before the race and announce it here, by email to all registred racers, here on the website and on www.facebook.com/irv200
The start is as early as 05:00 and the skaters will start by running 200m with skates in their hands before they enter the ice. What follows is 17 laps on a 11,5k course, out and back between Rävgången and Lindholmen, might change with ice conditions.
Simple food, hot and cold drinks will be available at Rävgången when the skaters pass by. Skaters must at all times bring their Card on which they recieve a stamp each time they pass by Rävgången.
Equipment: All skates are allowed except racing clapskates.
Clothes: the outerlayer on your upperbody must be knitted (knotwear) in traditional colours (not neon). Tights/pants can be in material of choice but must be in a neutral color (i e black/grey/blue/white). However "modern" speedskating racing skins are not allowed. Skaters must wear mittens.
Ice dubbs and headlamp are strongly recommended.
After 15:59 (10hrs 59 minutes which was the winning time 1963) skaters are not allowed to start a new lap but remaining skaters on the course will be allowed to finish.
Registration fee is 400SEK if you sign up at latest Thursday before the race. After that the registration fee is 500SEK.
(There will need to be at least 5 sign-ups or the race will be canceled)
Once we have recieved your registration we will send info regarding payment.
If the race cannot take place 2019 you will keep your spot for next year or if you wish, we refund 75% of the starting fee.
IRV200k Team Relay
Since 2017 you can take on this crazy and fun event together with your friends. You can split the racedistance (200km) between 2-17 persons. It's totally up to you and the team!
Rules regarding vintage clothes etc are the same as in the individual race.
Stating fee is 200kr/person.
When you sign up for the race you accept the following terms and contitions
- Registration is binding.
- Pay the invoice for your registration that will be send to your mail address.
- Follow the rules in the race.
- When you sign up to the race you accept that we can publish your name, start number, age, pictures form the race and finishing time on internet and other media.
- That you are racing on your own risk.
If you have any questions don't hasitate to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
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From Örebro Central station it is a 3,4 km walk to the start at Rävgången Värmestuga.
By Taxi just ask for Rävgången.
By car steer towards Kasernvägen, Örebro, and follow signs towards Rävgången.