Stage 1 Olaf Skoglunds Minneløp
OLAF SKOGLUNDS MINNELØP will launch the 2018 Guide World Classic Tour with one of the toughest and longest stage of the season. The athletes will certainly be eager to measure their shape after few months without racing. The 80 km will witness once again an exciting battle for being the first to wear the highly coveted yellow bib of WCT Champion. Pretenders to the victory will have to go through the magnificent journey from the Norwegian’s east cost pearl Kragerø to Gautefall without experiencing any failure in the final hill.
If you are ready for some adventures and discover outstanding landscapes, as only the Norwegian Telemark has to offer, this race is made for you. And if you do not feel confident enough to undertake the 80 km, you can register for shorter distance as the 50 km and 30 km without loosing anything of the Olaf Skoglund Minneløp’s spirit.
Stage 2 Blink Classics
For the third time in its young history, BLINK CLASSICS will be part of Guide World Classic Tour 2018! The race will start in the centre of Ålgård to finish in the centre of Sandnes, crossing breath-taking landscapes amongst magnificent mountains and lakes.
The very best long distance skier specialists and World Cup cross-country skiers from all over the world will compete amongst amateurs. Blink Classics 2016 edition has seen an exceptional fight for the victory in the very animated centre of Sandnes. Who will succeed to Peter Northug and Britta Johansson Norgren on the 2017 edition? The answer on Wednesday 1st of August!
You are a cross-country skiing and biathlon enthusiastic? Why not to spend few more days after your race in Sandnes to attend to the exciting Blink Skifestivalen events and cheer on your favourite world-class athletes?!
Stage 3 Alliansloppet
ALLIANSLOPPET is the world biggest rollerski event gathering more than 1600 participants in 2017. The race is held in Trollhättan, a city well known for its impressive waterfall and locks. The event, which gathers the world strongest long distance skier and some of the best Swedish skier, will celebrate its 10 years of existence. Last year winners Peter Eliassen and Hanna Falk will, with no doubt, give the best they have to defend their crowns.
The now mythic 16 km long loop to achieve three times leads the skier across scenic landscapes. The relatively easy track will be perfect for beginners and amateurs to take part to their first rollerski event. Alliansloppet is also a great rollerskiing and sport celebration! Numerous animations and events for young and old alike take place during a very intense and joyful week.
Stage 4 Fiemme Rollerski Cup
Welcome to Val di Fiemme, one of the most mythical cross-country skiing areas in the world! The Italian valley witnesses in the past some of the most thrilling episodes of the ski history by hosting three World Championships, several World Cup and the legendary Marcialonga. The track will follow long portions of the Marcialonga and will end on a spectacular finish: the arduous and grandiose Alpe Cermis climb which is certainly the toughest and most exciting stage of the winter Tour de Ski. What an exciting finish to end the third season of Guide World Classic Tour 2018!
Ready to experience and enjoy the outstanding Italian summer sceneries and spectacle on your rollerskis? Sign in and take part of this brand new Guide World Classic Tour event!