Tougher than a marathon but not as long as Ultravasan 90. Perfect for those who want to experience Vasaloppet at their own pace; walk, jog or run, you have 11.5 hours to finish!

The course

Ultravasan 45 runs on 40 km of forest road, 3 km of gravel and 2 km of asphalt.

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Course record

The course record for men is 2.34.29 (Jesper Lundberg, 2023), and for women 3.02.09 (Erica Lech, 2023).


The competition is organized in accordance with the Swedish Athletics Association’s regulations.


The race has two classes: Women och Men. In both classes you compete for prize money.

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Minimum age

You may participate in the race from the year you turn 17.

Time limit

You may spend a maximum of 11.5 hours on the course. Read more under Time restrictions at the page During the race.

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Time penalty for littering in the Vasaloppet Arena

It is allowed to throw garbage in three different ways during Vasaloppet’s Summer Week. If you will be caught by throwing debris otherwise you may be penalized with a time penalty of 15 minutes.

You must throw litter:

  • in the bins at the Vasaloppet checkpoints. It is also allowed at two controls more, Gopshus and Läde, where you are allowed to throw garbage
  • in the marked littering zones between each Vasaloppet checkpoint
  • where you as a participant know that a team leader or associate will pick up what you throw.

Vasaloppstrippeln – three Vasaloppet in one year

Vasaloppstrippeln, the Vasaloppet trifecta, is a challenge where participants complete three 45-kilometre Vasaloppet races during one calendar year.

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