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Invitation

All orienteerers, hikers, mountain runners, hill walkers, outdoor adventurers, firms, friends and families are warmly welcome to participate in the biggest Finnish 24h rogaining event 2019 in Vaskijärvi Area, Southwest Finland 24.-25.8.2019.

 

RULES

IRF rules with deviations announced by the organizer will apply.

EVENT CENTRE

Event Center is located in Yläne, Southwest Finland. Coordinates for guidance point 60.855725, 22.347176 .

CLASSES

24h, 24 hour by foot (Finnish Rogaining Championships)
8h, 8 hour by foot
8h MTB, 8 hour mountain bikes  
4h,  4 hour public race.

Age classes (24 h)

MO Men open
WO Women open
XO Mixed open
MY Men under 23 years
WY Women under 23 years
XY Mixed under 23 years
MV Men Veteran 40+
WV Women Veteran 40+
XV Mixed Veteran 40+
MSV Men Superveteran 55+
WSV Women Superveteran 55+
XSV Mixed Superveteran 55+
MUV Men Ultraveteran 65+
WUV Women Ultraveteran 65+
XUV Mixed Ultraveteran 65+

The teams compete in every class for which they are eligible, for example juniors, veterans, superveterans and ultraveterans compete in open category, too.

8h MTB classes: MO, WO, XO
8h: open
4h: open

PARTICIPATION LIMITS

In 24h, 8h and 8h MTB -classes all participants must be at least 15 years of age. In 4h public race all participants must be at least 12 years of age.

In classes 8h, 8h MTB and 4h age limits can be overruled with the permission of the organizer on condition that a parent of the junior athlete is competing in the same team.

STRUCTURE OF THE TEAMS

A team consists of 2 to 5 members.

TIMETABLE

Friday 23.8.2019
18.00 Event Center opens

Saturday 24.8.2019
09.00 Distribution of maps, 24 h
12.00 Start of the 24 h race

Sunday 25.8.2019
12.00 Finish, 24h race
15.00 Event Center closes

The schedule of 8 h, 8h MTB and 4 h races will be declared in Bulletin 1.


COMPULSORY EQUIPMENT

The list of compulsory equipment will be published in Bulletin 1.

REGISTRATION

The registration is made over the internet at www.turkurogaining.fi/sm2019 . You will receive an invoice by e-mail after your registration. Your registration is not confirmed until the registration fee is paid.

Registration starts January 15th 2019.

ENTRY FEES

 

 

  Paid by 31.3.

 Paid by 31.5.

 Paid by 4.8.

24 h 70 €/person 80 €/person 95 €/person
8 h MTB 50 €/person 60 €/person 70 €/person
8 h 50 €/person 60 €/person 70 €/person
4 h   35 €/person 45 €/person 55 €/person

 

 

 

 

 

Cancellation rules

Cancelled by 31.3.2019: refund 90%
Cancelled by 31.5.2019: refund 75%
Cancelled by 4.8.2019: refund  50%
Cancelled after 4.8.2019: no refund

EVENT MAP

Rogaining map from year 2019. More detailed information in Bulletin 1.

TERRAIN

The terrain includes one of the biggest wilderness area in Southwest Finland, consisting also of large swamps where passability varies from intermediate to impassable. More detailed information in Bulletin 1.

CHECKPOINTS

The visits at the checkpoints are recorded by the teams by using an electronic punching system. The rent of the punching system is included in the fee.

GPS-TRACKING

Some classes will be equipped with a gps tracking system provided by the organizer.

CATERING

Catering at the hash house during the event and after the event is included in the fee.
More detailed information in Bulletin 1.

PRIZES

Best teams in every class shall be awarded a prize.

WASHING, TOILETS ETC.

There are toilets and a First Aid service at the competition center and a washing possibility after the race.

TRANSPORT

We are prepared to organize a bus transport from Turku and Tampere to the event centre if needed. The fee of the transport is not included in the race fee, but the price level will be moderate. From Helsinki there is good public bus and train transport service to Turku and Tampere.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

www.turkurogaining.fi/sm2019
facebook.com/turkurogaining
Twitter: @turkurogaining
Hashtag: #smroga2019

CONTACT

Organizing clubs:
Ilpoisten Vuorenkävijät ry (IVK)
Turun Metsänkävijät ry (TuMe)

Event Manager
Juha Nappu
gsm +358 40 500 5522
sm2019@turkurogaining.fi

Event Secretary
Jenna Viherlaakso
sm2019@turkurogaining.fi