Competition starting times & disciplines (all local time)
The women's competition is held at Sunday 12.9.2021.
9:30 Teemu Virtanen starts his 24h roller ski
18:00 Team captains meeting at Imatra Spa Hotel
10:00 Classic Roller ski Men and Women 60km, 6 x 10km
55420 Imatra, Finland
South Carelian Ski District; Ski Clubs Imatran Urheilijat and Lappeen Riento.
+358 400 716 386
Athletes who have Visma Ski Classics points have a privilege to elite series in ranking order. Next category to elite series is athletes who have FIS distance points in ranking order. Maximum number of athletes accepted in elite series is 80 – 100 in both men’s and women’s competition.
The recreational series has no limits in entries.
Each competitor must have the insurance against accidents of their own or by their club/team.
- Registration before 15.6.2021 = 30€
- Registration after 15.6.2021 = 40€
- Registration before 15.6.2021 = 50€
- Registration after 15.6.2021 = 60€
Afterward entries are accepted until 9.9.2020, 16:00 (local time). Normal entry fee + 15€.
The elite series have Marwe Classic roller skis with zero wheels given one hour before the start. The recreational series can compete with their own classic (grip wheel) roller skis or with Marwes race skis (starting to give 9:30). In case of lost or not returned skis, the organizer will charge the competitor 400€ fee. .
The course is 10km long, you can find the map here. The competition will be 6 x 10km = 60km both days. The map of the course can be seen also in the Stadium in the info board.
You can get the bib numbers in the race office during it’s opening times. The bib numbers are not to be returned.
The transponders are given to all competitors beginning at 9:00. In case of lost or not returned transponder, the organizer will charge the competitor 100€ fee. . Recreational series do not use transponders.
Start lists and results
The start lists in elite series are composed first in Ski Classics ranking order and secondly in FIS distance points order. If there is still space in elite series, those who have registered for elite series without any points are lotted in start lists. The results are in the events website.
If you have done the entry but you don’t start, the organizer will not return the entry fee.
When giving up you must take the bib number and the transponder to the finish officers (not through the finish line).
The Race Office will be located at the Ukonniemi stadium
Opening times (local):
Sun 12.9. 20219 (8:00 – until the end of the competition)
Bib numbers are available in the morning of the competition.
ExTime/Imatran Urheilijat Ski Club
Coaching is allowed everywhere except in the stadium area.
Organizers drinking point is available at the stadium for each lap. There are juice and water available.
Award ceremony for the three best athletes at the stadium right after each competition.
The elite series prizes are:
- Winner 800€
- Second 400€
- Third 200€
The recreational series prizes are:
- Winner 150€
- Second 100€
- Third 50€
Furthermore, 150€ prize is lotted among all the competitors and another 150€ is lotted among all the recreational competitors.
If the prize money can’t be paid to athletes ski club or team (so that club/team can pay prize to an athlete based on expenses) the organizer must announce the income to tax authorities or in case of a foreign competitor the organizer must withhold tax at source (15%).
Equipment, lockers and toilets
Near the starting area there is a place where the warmup clothes can be left during competition. The locker rooms of the Ukonniemi Arena are available during the competition for dressing and showering. There are several toilets in the stadium area.
Parking for the competitors and coaches are shown in the area map and guided by signs beside nearby streets. See more details in the map.
Arrival to the competition venue is guided from the highway 6. For more details visit for instance google maps/Ottelukatu.
Partners of race organization in accommodation are published in the web site under title accommodation partners.
Chief of Competition
Kari Ahonen, +358 400 716386
TD Niklas Turku, +358 400 715655
TDA Jukka Rasimus, +358 40 7681031