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And they're off! The Arctic V begin the race of their lives in Greenland

By Vicky Anscombe

We're delighted to announce that Chemmy Alcott and The Arctic V have made it to Greenland safely - and today's the first day of The Arctic Circle Race; the challenge they've trained so hard for.

Over the next few days, the group will cover 160km (that's over the distance of a marathon a day), and they'll be cross-country skiing in temperatures as low as -35ºC. They'll be living off pre-packed rations and sleeping in tents in the snow. It's fair to say it'll be no picnic - but it's an experience they'll never forget, and well be right behind them.

Here's how you can keep up with all the action while they're racing...

Want to get The Arctic V's look? Enter our Kit Bag Challenge competition to win an array of Jack Wolfskin goodies - all you need to do is show us your daily essential kit (handbag contents would be perfect!) and pop it on Instagram or Twitter, tagging us, and using the hashtag #WeLiveNow. You can find some great entries to inspire you here

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