Preliminary Program 2018

GENERALLY   


We will have a queuing system to facilitate the veterinary inspection and control of mandatory equipment.
The veterinary inspection of dogs is done after the competitor has registered in the secretariat.
The control of equipment is done after the competitor has registered in the secretariat.
Weighing of emergency ration is done by the competitors themselves before the start. It has to be carried in a sealed bag during the race and will be checked by a judge or a volunteer at the finish line of the race.
The secretariat is located at Särna Camping. Veterinary and equipment inspection will take place in the parking area outside Särna Camping.
Parking is prohibited in the school area (see map of the area)
Vouchers to the Banquet is sold in the secretariat and subject to availability. The Banquet is included in the starting fee for participating mushers.
Vouchers to Musher’s Lunch is sold in the secretariat. Musher’s Lunch is included in the starting fee for participating mushers.

SATURDAY, MARCH 3


 Race organization and veterinarian team on site at Särna Camping.

SUNDAY, MARCH 4


During the day the volunteers has to arrive at Särna Camping.

12:00 – 17:00   Secretariat is open for registration and control of pedigree, vaccination etc. Veterinary inspection and control of mandatory equipment is taking place in the parking area during these opening hours
18:00 – 19:30   Mandatory musher and handler meeting for participants of 300km pulka
Location: Buskowius School, Särna
20:00 – 21:00 
  Volunteers’ meeting
Location: Buskowius school, Särna.
          

MONDAY, MARCH 5


07.00 – 10.00   Musher breakfast for those starting Monday
Location: Lena’s Kök & Bar in the main building at Särna Camping.
10:00 – 18:00
  Secretariat is open for registration and control of pedigree, vaccination etc. Veterinary inspection and control of mandatory equipment is taking place in the parking area during these opening hours.
Teams starting Monday and Tuesday have priority
15:00 – 15:30
  Start 300km Pulka, 1–4 dogs
17:00
  Deadline to register for veterinary inspection and control of mandatory equipment.  Those who start on Tuesday have priority.
18:00-19:30
  Mandatory musher and handler meeting for Nome group B, 8-12 dogs class.
Location: Buskowius school, Särna
20:00-21:30
  Mandatory musher- and handler meeting for 160 km Pulka.
Location: Buskowius school, Särna
       

TUESDAY, MARCH 6


06.00 – 10.30   Musher breakfast for those starting Tuesday
Location Lena’s Kök & Bar in the main building at Särna Camping.
07.00 – 08.30   Re-check of dogs and mandatory equipment for teams starting Tuesday. Only after agreement with veterinarian/judge/race marshal
10.00 – 18.00   Secretariat is open for registration and control of pedigree, vaccination etc. Veterinary inspection and control of mandatory equipment is taking place in the parking area during these opening hours. Many teams are starting on Wednesday so make sure to arrive in good time.
17:00   Deadline to register for veterinary inspection and control of mandatory equipment. For the teams’ starting on Wednesday   
11:00-12:00 
  Start 300km Nome, group B 8-12 dog
13:00- 14:30
  Start160km Pulka, 1-4 dogs.
18.00 – 19.30   Mandatory musher- and handler meeting for 300 km Nome, group C. 8 and 12 dog classes
Location: Buskowius school, Särna
20:00-21.30   Mandatory musher and handler meeting for 160km Nome, group B and C.
Location: Buskowius School, Särna
      

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7


06.00 – 10.30   Musher breakfast for those starting Wednesday.
Location: Lena’s Kök & Bar in the main building at Särna Camping.
07.00 – 12.00   Re-check of dogs and mandatory equipment for teams starting Wednesday. Only after agreement with veterinarian/judge/race marshal
09:00 – 10:00
  Start 300km Nome 12 dogs, group C.
10:00 – 11:30   Start 300km Nome 8 dogs, group C.
11:30 – 12.30   Start 160km Nome 6 and 8 dogs, group B.
13:00 – 14:00   Start 160km Nome 8 dogs, group C
14:00 – 15:00   Start 160km Nome 6 dogs, group C
160 km Pulka
  During the afternoon/evening the first team is expected to arrive at the finish at Särna Camping.

THURSEDAY, MARCH 8


160km C   During the night to Thursday the first team is expected to arrive at the finish at Särna Camping
300km B   Early Thursday morning the first team is expected to arrive at the finish at Särna Camping
160km B   Early Thursday morning the first team is expected to arrive at the finish at Särna Camping
300km Pulka   During Thursday morning the first team is expected to arrive at the finish at Särna Camping
300km C   During Thursday afternoon the first team is expected to arrive at the finish at Särna Camping
        
Continuous arrivals during the day at Särna Camping.

FRIDAY, MARCH 9


04:00   Latest time to leave checkpoint. Checkpoint is closing
12:00   Closing time of the race.
12:00   Musher Lunch at Särna Camping (outdoors).
13:30-14:30   Mushers meeting.
Location: Buskowius school, Särna
18:00   Award ceremony and Greenland Coffee, (outdoors). The Banquet will follow at Lena’s Kök and Bar.   
       


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