73Days 17Hours 02Minutes 40Seconds

April 7th, 2018.

34 or 50km in classic technique.
An Arctic ski experience between ocean and mountains.

“Thoughest 50K race in Visma Ski Classics season 2017!”


Reistadløpet was arranged for the first time in 1958 and is one of the ski races in Norway with the richest traditions. The race was established in memory of Colonel Ole Reistad, He was a great skier and athlete well-known for having led the Norwegian ski patrol to victory in the Olympic championships in St. Moritz in 1928.

Reistadløpet, at a latitude of 69° North, is the northernmost of all the races in the Visma Ski Classics.  There are two different races to choose from – one being 50 kilometres long and the other 34 kilometres long, both running through a stunning arctic scenery from Setermoen to Bardufoss. There is also a race for the children – “Barnas Reistadløp”.

Registration fee

20/10-28/2 1/3-31/3
                             50km Classic NOK 800,- NOK 1.000,- Start 9.00
                                                             34km Classic NOK 550,- NOK 750,- Start 10.30
                                                             34km Classic NOK 400,- NOK 550,- Start 09.15-10.00 and 10.30 “trim”

Reistadløpet – Pure Arctic Madness!

Setermoen and Bardufoss are easily accessible by plane, bus or car. There will be bus transportation between Start and Finish

Previous winners

Previous winners since 1964 (Women) Year Name Club Time 1964 Rigmor Vanebo BOIF 3:14:28 1965 Asbjørg Skottvoll Bardu 3:15:00 1966 Wally Pettersen Kræmer 3:41:49 1967 Eli T Hellandsjø Tromsdalen 4:22:15 1968 Randi Bjerkaas Harstad 3:12:24 1969 Sigrun Pedersen Bjerkvik 2:36:56 1970...

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How to get here

There is a lot of different ways to go to Reistadløpet! By air: Bardufoss airport is the nearest with only 27 km to Setermoen, and only 4 km from the finishline at Bardufoss. Bardufoss airport (BDU) is operated by Norwegian and Widerøe. You...

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Race info 2017

Some information for those planning on participating in Reistadløpet.  WEATHER PROGNOSES The course are situated trough a mountainous terrain, which means that the weather varies along the course. The weather forecast for the week is light snow-fall most of the days. However...

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Bibs are handed out in the Race Office in the Town Hall at Setermoen on the following times : Friday March 31st 10:00-20:00 Saturday April 1st 07:30-10:30

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