Accordingly, Ving is renewing its collaboration with TCS Lidingöloppet for another three years. The continued partnership allows Ving to reach out to health-conscious families and Swedes.
In 2021, TCS Lidingöloppet is arranged over a week to ensure safety and security for all participants. TCS Lidingöloppet is the world's largest cross country race and is part of The Swedish Classic Circuit.
- Through the collaboration with TCS Lidingöloppet, we reach even more people who wish to go on active holidays on warmer latitudes. Since many Swedes wish to combine their holidays with training, several of our hotels are Swedish Classic-certified. This means that they are equipped with good training opportunities for the four classic disciplines: running, cycling, swimming and skiing, says Anna Dahlberg, product manager for sports and training trips at Ving.
A Growing Area
Active holidays represents a growing focus area for Ving. Through the renewed collaboration, the company can now reach even more active Swedes and other northerners. Ving already has a collaboration with The Swedish Classic Circuit.
- Training trips is a good way to increase motivation and gain energy before TCS Lidingöloppet. Together with Ving, we aim to enhance public health by encouraging an active lifestyle, says Cecilia Gyldén, Secretary General of TCS Lidingöloppet.
Running trips in Sweden and Europe
Ving also participates on site during the TCS Lidingöloppet Week. Among other activities, the enterprise is responsible for the warm-up before the race -an appreciated part of the race experience for many runners.
- Together with TCS Lidingöloppet, we will arrange inspiring running trips in Sweden. A little further ahead, we also plan to carry out running trips abroad, says Anna Dahlberg, product manager for sports- and training journeys at Ving.
The TCS Lidingöloppet Week
During the TCS Lidingöloppet week, all race events will be spread over a week, staring on Friday the 24th of September, and ending on Sunday the 3rd of October. This allows TCS Lidingöloppet to safeguard participants during the current covid situation.
The week consists of a number of different races for young, old, elite, and recreational runners. The distances vary from a few kilometers for children, up to the classical 30K event. The following is a a summary of this year's races. More arrangements may be added.
Friday the 24th of September
Saturday the 25th of September
TCS Lidingöloppet 30
Sunday the 26th of September
TCS Lidingöloppet 15
TCS Lidingö race junior & veteran
Monday the 27th of September - Friday October 1st
Lidingö School Relays
Saturday, October 2nd
Lidingöloppet MTB 30K
Lilla Lidingöloppet MTB
Sunday, October 3rd
TCS Lilla Lidingöloppet
TCS Lidingö Knattelopp
Digital races, 1-31 October
In addition to the races on Lidingö, runners who wish to participate in TCS Lidingöloppet and Rosa Bandet Loppet can run both races virtually between the 1st and 31st of October.
Ving is a part of the Nordic Leisure Travel Group (NLTG). It is the leading holiday company in the Nordic region and offers both vacation packages and self-packaged trips with scheduled flights and cruises from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. The group includes the tour operators Ving, Globetrotter, Spies, Tjäreborg, the airline Sunclass Airlines, their own concept hotels Sunprime Hotels and Sunwing Family Resorts, as well as Ocean Beach Club and friends Lollo & Bernie. Ving is known to many as Vingresor, which was the previous company name. This was changed to Ving in 1991, but many still know the company as Vingresor.
About TCS Lidingöloppet
TCS Lidingöloppet is the world's largest cross country race and is usually arranged on Lidingö during the last weekend in September. The race is part of the Swedish Classic Circuit. Since 1965, the scenic, yet hilly 30K trail on Lidingö has become an attractive challenge for all kinds of runners. There are also distances over 4, 5, 10 and 15K. TCS Lidingöloppet is owned and arranged by the sports associations IFK Lidingö SOK and IFK Lidingö Friidrott. www.tcslidingoloppet.se
For more information, please contact:
Cecilia Gyldén, Secretary General, TCS Lidingöloppet, 070-570 55 95
Fredrik Montgomery, Marketing and Communications Manager, TCS Lidingöloppet, 070-670 55 40, firstname.lastname@example.org