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Press release, ...

FOSSAVATNSGANGAN CANCELLED. Dear cross country skiers Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the expected development of the disease here in Iceland for the next few weeks we have decided to officially cancel Fossavatnsgangan 2020. In ...

Press release, ...

   FOSSAVATNSGANGAN 2020 The government of Iceland has imposed a wide range of restrictions on public life in the country, including a ban on all events with more that 100 participants. In several countries, including ...

Press release, ...

We´ve decided to send out a press realease in regards of Fossavatnsgangan  2020.  We´re on full speed organizing the event, making this skiing marathon memorable for our visitors.   For the past few days we have ...

Its sold out in the ...

We´ve now closed for the registration in the 50 km race 2020 but we´ve still got open slots in the 12 and  25 km races. If you plan to sell your bib you can place an ad on our facebook ...

Fossavatnsparty is ...

You can buy a ticket to the great Fossavatnsparty, in which a selction of various seafood dishes are availble. Dont forget that after the dinner we´re going to dance like crazy into the night.   Last year it sold out very ...

Fossavatnsgangan ...

Fossavatnsgangan has signed a 3 years contract with Wild Westfjords, a tour operator located here in Ísafjörður. They offer various selections of tours and tickets to Fossavatnsgangan. Please visit their website here This ...

Registration is now open

We’ve opened for registration for the race 2020. Sign up ASAP because we’ve only 700 slots available. Last year it sold out very fast. New thing this season is that Fossavatnsgangan has decided to go ‘green’ and ...

Next race is on 16th ...

Next race will be on 16th -19th of Aprli, the weekend after easter.    Registration opens in the beginning of August.   Thanks for this year see you hopefully next year.

Results in 50 km ladies

The first three ladies have now finnished their race in 50 km. Marine Dusser, France, is in first place, Sanna Soudunsaari, Finland in the second and finally Caitlin Gregg, USA in the third.  Congratulations to you all. 

The results in men's ...

The results in 50 km men´s are clear. First place is Morten Eide Pedersen, Norway, 2nd runner up was Alexis Jeannerod, France and third Iivo Niskanen, Finland.

Map of the 21 km ...

Here we have a map of the 21 km course that will be  use in the 25 km and 50 km race tomorrow. Tomorrow racers will go two 50 km circles. As before stated the course is quite diffrent from the original route, lets ...

Tracks are open ...

The tracks have been groomed and are open untill 19:00. Buses are scheduled to the tracks from Torfnes at 12:00 and every other hour there after. Buses depart from starting area aprox. 30 minutes after departure from Torfnes. ...

Coursmap for 2019

Here you can see the course map for the 21 km race. 50 km will be 42 km, that is 2 X 21 km. 

New Course profiles

Here you can see the new 21 km profile. It is not 100% correct and the course is changing every day. But at least it shows the outline of the course.   Compared to our usual track, we are starting at the usual 10 km mark of ...

Dates for next year´s ...

We have decided the dates for next years races. 2019 - May 2-4th 2020 -  April 16-18th 2021 -  April 15-17th 2022 -  Marsh 30th - April 2nd   These are other dates then earlier presented. Global warming ...

Start and finish moved

  As you may have heard, the winter has been exceptionally mild here in Iceland. As a result of this, we no longer have any snow at our regular start and finishing area. Therefore, Fossavatnsgangan will be opperatet according to our ...

Snow conditions 27th ...

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Fossavatnsparty, rules

We´ve decided to allow families with children to participate in the Fossavatnsparty on the condition that children under 18 years of age must leave the premises no later than 22:00.