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Tasermijit Marathon is one of several marathon races in the region, said to be the 'easiest' of them all.
The route goes through the Tasiusaq settlement, fjord coastline and sheep farm, and it finishes with a series of elevation climbs to save the best view for last.
Arctic Midnight Orienteering is a 4 day event which takes place during the period of 24 hour daylight in Ilulissat. The terrain is challenging, but racers are rewarded by striking, open views of the ocean dotted with islands and icebergs.Find out more »
The Aasiaat Midnight Sun Marathon takes place, as the name suggests, under the midnight sun. The island of Aasiaat does not have many roads to offer, meaning that the marathon route has to be lapped a few times in order to make up the full 42 km.Find out more »
National kayaking championship - Kayakers from all over the country come to town to compete in several disciplines like rolling, speed contests, long-distance courses and more - in traditional Greenlandic kayaks they have made themselves.Find out more »
The Ultra Trail Nuuk is a 72 km and more than 2000 altitude meters mountain race that will take place for the first time on Saturday, August 3rd 2019. The race is open to both men and women of 18 years old and up.
It is very important that participants are well trained and prepared for mountain running.Find out more »
Half marathon fundraiser for the school in Kangerlussuaq.
The race is truly a Kangerlussuaq community effort. Many local businesses and groups, from tour companies to local artists and craftsmen, to the Kangerlussuaq school’s young student body, helps organize and host the event.Find out more »
The Leif Eriksson Marathon is named after the son of the fabled Viking, Erik the Red.
The race's start and finish is in the settlement Qassiarsuk which rests on the site of Erik the Red's and Leif Eriksson's 10th century farm, Brattahlid.
Now the entire area is deemed UNESCO world heritage.