Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon is a triathlon race with distances similar to Ironman competitions. The swimming starts from a car ferry on the Hardanger Fjord, the 180 kilometres by bike goes through the Norwegian mountain region and the finish line for the marathon is situated at Gaustatoppen, 1883m above sea level.
The competition has been held in August every year since the beginning of 2003. However, there is only room for 250 competitors. The venues are decided by a lottery. Those who want to participate in the 2019 race, need to register for the draw between October 31st – and November 4th. And hope they are one of the lucky ones. Or unlucky ones, depending on how you view it….