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Post Race: Thank You to All and Awards Winners

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 at 06 48 pm
Whoop, whoop, and that's the end of the race above the Arctic Circle, 250 kilometers (155 miles) across Europe's last wilderness -- RacingThePlanet: Lapland 2022.  Congratulations to all who took part and especially those who won an award.  Of course, nothing would have been possible without the AMAZING volunteers, camp team, drivers, course team, medical teams, media teams, management team and all the locals who offered their support.  A big THANK YOU to the country of Finland for being the most amazing host, and Riitta Hanninen of Finland who organised every detail. We LOVE you all.

RacingThePlanet: Lapland Award Winners
1st, Takuya Wakaoka - JPN - 24:23
1st, Sarah Oppermann - IRE - 30:45 (8th), Women
2nd, Terumich, Morishita - JPN - 25:22
2nd, Anim Swart - CAN - 33:00 (15th), Women
3rd, Tomi Savolainen - FIN, 28:50
3rd, Michaela Punz-Raml - AUS - 33:55 (18th), Women

29 and under
Sacha Wilson - UK
Daniel Samperio - MEX, Women
Ilya Nikitin
Hannah Walsh - UK, Women
Graham Fowke - UK
Sandra Rumplmair - AUSTRIA, Women
Mark Harrod - UK
Joelle Kabbaj - FRA, Women
Muhammad Cooper - UK
Theresa Schneider - USA, Women
Shinichi, Tada - JPN
Special Awards:
Spirit:  Garcia, Bea, SPN
Sportsmanship: Woo, Sangtae, KOR

See you at our next race at the Atacama Crossing in Chile, which begins on 25 September.  We hope to see everyone at another race in the very near future.

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Post Race: Breaking News

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 at 03 30 pm
The first Post-Race Breaking News for RacingThePlanet: Lapland 2022 will be added on Sunday, 21 August 2022.