The race Lysefjorden in in beginning was a success with a new impressive record. Tom Erik Halvorsen managed to finish the 63km long race from Oanes to Lysebotn in amazing 05:47:17. Congratulations. Next race arranged by Lysfjord Running is already June 23. So if you want to compete and try your strength in the worlds longest wooden steps, 4444 steps, there is still a chance to sign up here:-)
The race starts at Flørli pier at 12.00. Then continue up the “world’s longest wooden stairca- se” with 4444 steps. The staircase is 1470 meters tall and has an increase of 741 meters. Along the stairs, the pipes used for power generation were previously located. On the way up there are several rest areas that can bene t from tight leg muscles and quick breath. Next to the stairs there are waier and wooden railings that you can conncet to.
The staircase is up to 50 degrees steep and under you the individual seats will be 4-5 meters. They are numbered wood sign for every 500 steps. At the top of the staircase there will be a drink / food station and a split time, while you can enjoying the spectacular view over Flørlibygda far down there and see Lysefjorden in panorama view.
Further you follow the gravel road towards Stora Flørvatnet (3km.), Here is the highest point of the race at about 829 m.o.h. At Stora Flørvatnet, the road divides and you turn right and follow the gravel road towards Flørli. After about 1km, run o the gravel road and follow the tourist trail. The path goes alternately on mountain, rock, forest and marsh down towards the Fløyrlistølen with a fantastic view down to the ord. From Flørlistølen it goes steeply down towards Flørli kai with the nish mark on the pier. The race will be well marked with penn- ants and lashes marked with Lyse ord Running. The race will have an split time on the top of the Flørlitrappers after about 1.5km.