Here you can find all the necessary information of the event


Venue and race office

The venue is Ukonniemi Stadium (Ottelukatu 11, 55420 Imatra, Finland). Competitors will find all the necessary services and information there. The race office is at thestadium and the opening times are: 

Sun 18.8. from 8:00 to the end of the competition

Bib numbers are given in the morning of the rece.

Venue Map



Saturday 17.8.2024

18:00 Team Capatains' meeting in Imatra Spa.

Sunday 18.8.2024

10:00 Men and Women classic 60km (6 x 10km) and Men and Women 30km F 20km (3 x 10km)

The Classic series start first in order elite-recreational and after that Free series in the same order.

The start lists of classics are composed as follows: In the first group are the athletes who have Visma Ski Classics points (in ranking order). The second group are the athletes who have FIS distance points (in FIS points order). If there is space in elite series, those who have entered there are lotted in the third group. The Free series are composed in order of FIS points and after that lotted.


Race Course

60 km race makes 6 loops in the 10km race course between Imatra Spa Hotel and Holiday Club Saimaa resort. Course follows the shoreline of Lake Saimaa, with the beautiful scenery of the largest lake in Finland. Recreational series and women elite series have a change in the route so that the route does not include difficult down hills. See the new route in the finnish web site ''kilpailureitti''.

Race map

Service cabins and team rooms

It is possible to rent a cabin at the stadium for price of 200€/weekend. Enquiries and bookings

Prize money

Three best athletes in all elite series will receive prize money.  Award ceremony will take place at the stadium right after each competition.

Elite series 60km

  1. Winner                    600€
  2. Second                   300€
  3. Third                       150€

Elite series 30km:

  1. Winner                    150€
  2. Second                   100€
  3. Third                       50€

Three best in recreational series will get prizes of goods. Furthermore, 150€ prize is lotted among all the competitors and another 150€ is lotted among all the recreational competitors. 


Register to the race Latest 15.8.2024, 15:59 (local time). Registration will be open 15.5.2024. 

Men’s and women's elite classic - max. 80 participants

Men’s and women's recreational - no limits

In the Free series the same

Athletes who have Visma Ski Classics points have a privilege to classics elite series in ranking order. Next category to elite series is athletes who have FIS distance points in ranking order.