EVENT INFO

COMPETITION INSTRUCTIONS

Competition instructions will be updated later on this page.

Note! In 100 km race it is allowed to change skis only once (after classic style 50 km).

ADDRESS OF THE COMPETITION CENTRE: Vuokatti Sports Institute, Opistontie 1, 88610 Vuokatti

DISTANCES AND STYLES

20 KM free or classic

30 KM free or classic

50 KM free or classic

100 KM Pursuit of Kainuu (50 KM C + 50 KM F)

*100 km is the longest pursuit in the world. Take all out of the Vuokatti hills by skiing 50 km route twice (first round by classical technique and second round by free technique.

Sponsored by   

Vuokatti Hiihto is part of Euroloppet serie. Read more here.

 

PRELIMINARY TIMETABLE

Friday 15.3.2018

  • From 13:00 til 20:00: Competition office open at the Vuokatti hall
  • From 16:00 til 20:00: Ski waxing services opened in the Vuokatti hall
  • 13:00-20:00: Intersport Piipponen shop opened in the Vuokatti hall

Saturday 17.3.2018

  • 6:30 am: Competition office opened in the Vuokatti Hall
  • 6:30-8:oo : Ski waxing services opened in the Vuokatti Hall
  • 6:30-20:00: Intersport Piipponen shop opened in the Vuokatti Hall
  • 11:00 am: The restaurant opens in the Vuokatti Hall
  • 13:30: Price giving ceremonies at the Vuokatti Hall (30km and 50km)
  • 16:00: Price giving ceremony at the Vuokatti Hall (100km)

ROUTE MAPS AND PROFILES

Tracks near the competition center. (jpg-file) *

Note! Examine the map beforehand and check the skiing route before you take off for the race on Friday.

20 km route map and profile

30 km route map and profile

50 km / 100 km route map and profile

Competition center map

SERVICE POINTS

50km – 5 service points

30km – 3 service points

20km – 2 service points

The service points offer juice, sports drinks, water, pickles, raisins and many other things. The variety of the products depends on the particular service point. For the skier´s who participate in the 100km discipline, there is also a skiing booth with service racks. There will be changing rooms and maintenance equipment present. In addition to this, the participants for this discipline also have their own changing rooms next to the finish area.

WAXING SERVICES

The waxing service is provided by START

Waxing price list and opening times will be updated here later.

PRELIMINARY TIMETABLE

Saturday 16.3.2018
Distance
Time Notice
100 km (c+f) 8.00 100 km: First  50km Classic style and the second 50km Freestyle
50 km (c) 8.00
30 km (c) 9.15
30 km (f) 9.45
50 km (f) 10.15
20 km (c & f) 12:30

PRIZES

The three fastest men and women of every race (30km c, 30km f, 50km c, 50km f and 100 km) will be awarded with gift cards. Results will be published also by age categories (M, W, M40, W40, M50, W50, M60 and W60).

The main categories in Vuokatti Hiihto are M/ W 50 km freestyle. On those categories prize money will be  awarded for 3 best skiers as follows:

1 st place – 700 €

2nd place – 400 €

3rd place – 200 €

Timetable:

30km, 50km and lottery prizes – at 13.30 in Vuokattihall

100km – at 16.00 in Vuokattihall

 

TRACK AND WEATHER CONDITIONS

Vuokatti XC-Skiing tracks condition (online)

Vuokatti weather condition

Vuokatti weather camera (road Sotkamontie)