Post-race impressions

It has been two weeks since the race ended and we are proud about all the positive reactions we have received from our athletes. Here are some of them: “Adventure has a new definition after this!” “That was the most beautiful race I have ever done!” “How do we describe it? BRUTAL!!” “It is difficult […]

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Final results

  It’s a wrap! Nordic Islands Adventure Race Valhalla 2019 is done and what a race it was! Last week our athletes (read “Vikings”) tackled an incredible 667km course from Åre, Sweden to Ålesund in Norway. This really is not something you do every day – journey this demanding required months and months of preparations, […]

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Teams arriving to Ålesund, Norway

The city of Ålesund is rather quiet town – but it gets really lively on two occasions: when a huge cruise ship docks at the harbour and when an adventure racers rush to the finish line. Ålesund is often called ‘Scandinavian Venice’ as its channels resemble the popular Italian destination – only Ålesund has less […]

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Day 7 – Highlights

Photo by Honza Zak […]

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Second place for Hamilton

It has truly been an eventful race for Hamilton Adventure Team! They had few unfortunate moments but persevered and finished in amazing second place! They started very strong, challenging Swedish Armed Forces Adventure Team and even leading couple of times! However, during the third stage they felt behind and since then weren’t able to recover. […]

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Day 6 – Highlights

Photo by Kirsten Oliver   […]

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NIAR "Valhalla" 2019

Welcome to a true Nordic Adventure - a six day race that journeys from the Swedish mountains to the Norwegian coast.

Read about Valhalla

NIAR "Ragnarök" 2019

Discover the newborn in the NIAR family.

Read about Ragnarök


Mixed teams of four will set out on a journey to explore the Nordic legacy.

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