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Midnight Sun Randonnnée

June 16 - June 20 2024
Brännland Inn
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Distances: 754 miles
Limited to: 200 Participants

Midnight Sun Randonnnée is an epic round trip across the Scandinavian peninsula. Follow river valleys, lake shores and fjords. Cross vast coniferous forests, snow-capped mountains and the Arctic Circle. Experience 24-hour daylight conditions during the summer solstice.


Midnight Sun Randonnnée

Start Located At: Brännland 35, Umeå Sweden
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The starting point, Brännland Inn, is located on the outskirts of Umeå about 10 km from the centre. Start takes place at sunset, 23:05 on the 16th of June. Cut-off times at checkpoints are calculated according to ACP90 on averages speeds between 15 km/h and 13 km/h including stops. If you arrive at a checkpoint over the time limit you will still be allowed to continue the brevet as a tourist but will not receive an official finishing time or medal.

Registration Fees

The entry fee is 250 EUR until the 31st of December then 300 EUR until the 2nd of June. Finally 350 EUR for last-minute entries until the 14th of June. 


MSR is a non-commercial event. The overwhelming percentage of entry fees will go towards food and sleeping arrangements for participants during the event. Included in the entry fee: warm and cold meals, snacks and beverages both at all checkpoints on route, and also before and after the event. Also included are basic sleeping arrangements at seven checkpoints (which also include showers, drying facilities etc). Some checkpoints also offer mechanical services. The entry fee also includes the Randonneurs Mondiaux medal which is awarded to riders who finish a grande randonnée.

Packet Pickups

This ultra-distance event is an exploration into the arctic wilderness and aims to capture this experience, and the solitude with nature. In the spirit of expeditions, riders are expected to carry all requisite equipment on their bikes from start to finish.

Prize / Race Categories

All finishers receive a medal from  Randonneurs Mondiaux.

Changing Rooms
Support for Participants
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Downloadable GPS files
Post Ride Shower
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Jun 16 2024 - EVENT: Midnight Sun Randonnnée