Reindeer Sprint Race in Rovaniemi

Today, Friday 22nd of March, the Reindeer Sprint Race come back to Rovaniemi. One more spring we can enjoy this fast event where speedy reindeer are pulling crazy skiers down Koskikatu street in the center of Rovaniemi.

During the day the track will be prepared, adding some extra snow in Koskikatu street, from Lordi Square down to the Kemijoki river. For security reasons, the track will be fenced. The track consist in only one straight that the competitors have to complete as fast a possible.

Two reindeer and their skiers will be competing at the same time on the tracks. If you are in Rovaniemi today, try not to miss it. It will be starting at 18h and there will be a great atmosphere in the center.

And if you are not in Rovaniemi, you will be able to follow it from in straeming in real time. Just click the play and enjoy!

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Author: Julián Amorrich

A Spanish happily living in Lapland for the last 14 years. Passionate about Finland and her nature. Working in tourism, at Lapland Safaris, running on the forest no matter the weather, writing at and

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