Norway’s highest uphill race – and down again. Two races with different altitudes and distances. A weekend filled with experiences for both big and small, based on everything the village has to offer.

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Next event August 24th 2024!

Norddal Idrettslag is ready for another day in the mountains in August!

We’re repeating last year’s success and will be hosting another Skyrace across Middagshesten. Save the date and get ready for a new day in the mountains! In addition to the skyrace, there will be a hiking group, a children’s race, and activities in the start-/finish area.

Norddal Skyrace
Start: kl.12.00
Start-/finish line: Melchiorgarden

Short route: 16 km, 1400 mas

Long route: 19 km, 1650 mas

Competition groups:
U20 OppNed Middagshesten (15-20)
Senior OppNed Middagshesten via Småskorene  or OppNed Middagshesten (21-49)

Veteran (50+) May choose either option


Hiking group:
Start at 10.00
Starts at Melchiorgarden and as long as you’d like to walk towards Middagshesten.

Children’s race in Norddal:
Start at 12.15
Start-/finish line: Melchiorgarden

Information regarding the trail can the found in the menu above under practical info. We will post more updates regarding the day and registration shortly.

1851 OppNed Norddal


Next Event

1851OppNed 2021

17th of July 2021

1851OppNed Norddal 2020

On the 18h of July, Norddal is ready to host a Skyrace to the fourth time. Like last year, participants will be able to choose between two races.

18th of July 2020

New record!

Anniken Hjelbak Hole broke a new record for the women’s class, and ran to the finish line in 3:36:13.

26th of August 2019

1851 OppNed Norddal 2019

Norway’s highest uphill race, an altitude of 1851 meters, and back down again!

24th of August 2019

New record!

Frank Løke, also known as Action Frank, is planning to break the record at 1851OppNed Norddal this year.

5th of March 2019

Impressive new record!

Lars Åkernes Rimereit from Eidsdal IL made a new record, and finished the race all the way to the top of Torvløysa and down again in 2:44:19.

9th of January 2019