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5# Swim the Arctic Circle, Juoksengi in Sweden and Juoksenki in Finland

Saturday, 11 July, 2015 (All day)


3000 meters

Night swimming in the bright nordic summer night. Starting from the Finish shore right after midnight, Finnish hour. You will not only swim over the border between Sweden and Finland, but also cross the Arctic Circle and the time zone. The one that is able to swim the distance in less than 60 minutes will actually cross the finish-line before the day the competition began. 



1500 meters

The mass start at 1500 meters is done during daytime. It starts at the Tullbeach north of the Arctic Circle and before reaching the finish-line south of the Arctic Circle you will have swum over the national boarder to Finland. Start and finish at the Swedish shore.

Start och mål på svenska mark.