2018 RACE PROGRAM*

AUGUST 9TH

Rider’s meeting + document pick up
Opens 13:00 - Closes 16:00
Location: Kex hostel (Gym & Tonic conference room), Skúlagata 28, 101 Reykjavik
Schedule
13:00 Race expo starts. Teams can start collecting their documents.

13:30 Rider’s meeting. We need all participants to be present for the meeting. We'll be discussing safety, route specifics, the race rules, etc. We will pause document hand-over during the meeting. Right after the rider’s meeting teams can continue collecting their race documents.

14:00 Bike delivery opens. All bikes which will be transported with the race crew (all package types except for registration only) will need to be handed in behind Kex hostel (on the parking lot at Atlantsolía gas station: https://www.atlantsolia.is/stodvar/skulagata/)

16:00 Bike delivery closes. All bikes will need to be handed in before this time at the given location.

16:00 Race expo finish.

Transport of riders signed up for the Indoor-Extra package

16:00 Transport to Laugarvatn. We will transport riders signed up for the indoor-extra package. We recommend those riders to be there early to collect the documents, luggage bags and number plates. Riders will need to bring their luggage with them, packed into the race bag (approx. 79 l. Bag handed during registration). You will have the luggage with you in Laugarvatn and hand it in again for transport the next morning. Bikes will be taken directly to the start line on the following day.

AUGUST 10TH

Transport
Indoor, Semi-Indoor and Camp package registrations transport to the start line
06:00 Meet at Fiskislóð 16, 101 Reykjavik for transport. Please bring your luggage with you for transport, neatly packed into the luggage bags handed in (approx 79 l. bag)

Transport of Indoor-Extra package registration to the start line
08:30 Transport from Laugavatn to the start line

06:30 Transport from Reykjavik to start location (for basic and advanced packages) Meeting point at Fiskislóð 16, 101 Reykjavik.
Race start
10:00 Race start from Geysir geothermal area. 
Camp in Húsafell
13:00 - 22:00 The camp services are open. They include info and food tent. Luggage collection from transport is in camp. Post race meal available until race finish.

13:00 - 19:00 Húsafell swimming pool open for riders.

18:00 - 20:30 Dinner buffet open in the Húsafell bistro.

20:45 Rider’s meeting in camp, main tent (approx. 15 minutes debrief).

AUGUST 11TH

06:30 - 08:00 Breakfast buffet open in the Húsafell bistro.

09:00 Race start, stage 2. 
Camp in Hveravellir
13:00 - 22:00 The camp services are open. They include info and food tent. Luggage collection from transport is in camp. Post race meal available until race finish.

Hveravellir hot springs open for riders.

19:00 - 21:00 Dinner buffet open in the Húsafell bistro.

21:15 Rider’s meeting in camp, main tent (approx. 15 minutes debrief).

AUGUST 12TH

06:30 - 08:00 Breakfast

09:00 Race start, stage 3.
Finish line
12:00 - 17:00**. Finish line open at Gullfoss waterfall. Services include snacks and finisher award medals. Riders will hand in their chips after crossing the finish line. We will shuttle riders from the finish line to Úthlíð when arriving. A shuttle will leave every hour.

12:00 - 18:30**. Final celebration in Úthlíð. Warm showers, hot tubs, beer, BBQ and sharing stories. Award ceremony for race winners, first 3 places in each category.

18:30**. Bus transport back to Reykjavik for riders (except registration only). Estimated arrival in Reykjavik at 21:30.

* Please note to check the schedule before arrival for any changes. We reserve the right to make changes to the program.
** Subject to weather. If we face dramatic weather effects on race time for stage 3 scheduled arrival to Reykjavik might be postponed.