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Sunset Relay

In the days around midsummer night, it will remain light for a few days in Lapland. The Sunset Relay relay race started on Sunday 21 June, athletes will keep moving as long as the sun does not set.

The athletes departed from Luleå on June 21 at sunrise. They will re-enter Luleå on June 24 after 1,300 kilometers before sunset.

Sunset Relay draws attention to the dangers of the sun. You should not only apply when you are at the beach, you should also apply when walking, exercising or if it is cloudy. In the hottest part of the day it is best to seek shade and wear protective clothing.

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