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KBC-stafetten 2019

It is time for the (almost) annual cross country skiing relay!

When: Tuesday, 26th of February (Please note the new date!)

Start: 10:00 am (Number tags can be picked up at the speaker boots from 9 am onwards)

Place: Umeå University Campus, next to Teknikhuset (see map below)

Award ceremony will take place at 11:30 am in the Glasburen, KBC

Everyone is welcome! Join in and register your team now or come to support your colleagues! 

There will be extra prizes this year including 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes for the relay race, best-team-in-show (maybe think about team's theme costumes?), and a lucky-star prize – everyone will have a chance!

Link to the registration form

Registration deadline

20 February 2019


You can choose to participate in one of the two different classes:

Class 1 (relay race):

  • 4 members in each team
  • Each member runs the distance once (1.7 km)
  • At least two genders should be represented in the team
  • "Running start" (Le Mans)
  • Only classic cross-country, NO SKATING ALLOWED!

Class 2 ("slagskepp"):

  • All 4 team members on one pair of skis
  • 1 x 1.7 km

Max. 32 teams can participate. First comes, first serves. Preference will be given to KBC teams.

Contact: Anna Shevtsova,

Thank you to our sponsors!

  • SLU, Faculty of Forest Sciences
  • GN Catering
  • KBCon Interactive Learning Environment
  • Umeå Biotech Incubator (UBI)
  • Umeå Congress
  • Svensk Markservice
  • AkademiskaHus
  • KBC service centre & Kemiförrådet

Map for the KBC-stafetten start