In English

Welcome to Kuopio Swimrun, a great swimrun adventure on Finnish lakes, isles, hills and forests!

There are two different courses at Kuopio Swimrun:

Long: 25km, which 4,5km of swimming. Total of sections 25 pcs (12 swims), the longest swim 800m

Short: 14km, which 2,1km of swimming. Total of sections 13 pcs (6 swims), the longest swim 600m

There are total of 4 different categories:

Short Course: 1-3 persons / team, !!! For single participants former swimrun race experience is required !!!

Long Course: 3 different categories (ONLY in pairs): Men Team, Women Team, Mixed Team

Prizes for the best at long course, some lottery prizes for short course

Entry fees:

Short 14km

Long 25km

until 31.5.

35€ / person

50€ / person

1.6. – 8.7.

40€ / person

60€ / person

9.7. – 12.7.

60€ / person

90€ / person

 Students / children: discount -5€ / person

Register: info(a)

Mark the following details via registration:
  • First name, Surname
  • The name of your Team (or club / town for singles) and Category
  • Email and Phone number
  • Have you competed swimrun before? How long distances?
  • If you are under 18 years or student (picture of student card)
  • If you register a team make sure to mark your friend´s details as well
Entry fees must be paid directly by way of email-responded invoice.
Entry fee includes:
  • Timing in every categories
  • Marked route through the course
  • Refreshment stations every 4-6kms
  • Snack bar after finishing
  • Dressroom and Shower
  • Nice prizes for lucky and strongest ones
  • Awesome swimrun experience through Finnish Lakeland!
 Maximum capacity will be 100 first registered competitors! 

By registering the competition, you accept the following rules! 

  • Each competitor goes through the competition course at his / her own risk. The organizer has no responsible for any accident during the race. Find out you have a valid insurance of your own for swimrun.
  • Children under 18 years may compete only with a permission by one´s guardian!
  • The participation fee must be paid by bank transfer in pursuance of registration. Participation cannot be cancelled, but your participation can be transferred to another competitor. If so, send message to: info(a)
  • If the competition is cancelled, the organizer has the right to withhold 30% of the entry fee. If the competition is cancelled or the race course is changed during the competition day due to weather conditions, the entry fees will not be refunded.
 Mandatory equipment:
  • Swimming cap 1pc / person
  • Whistle  1pc / person
  • First Aid Bandage 1pc / person or team
  • Foldable cup 1pc / person (lent by organizer)
  • Wetsuit 1pc / person

Recommended equipment:

  • Pull Buoy
  • Swimming goggles
  • Hand paddles
Forbidden Equipment:
  • Floating equipment with a total size of over 60cm x 100cm
  • Flippers longer than 15cm
During the race:
  • Competitors must proceed the whole course along the marked route
  • Maximum distance between team members is 50m on the ground and 10m on the water
  • Refreshment stations (liquid+energy) are available every 4-6 kilometers. Competitors can also carry their own snack. Receiving external assistance is only allowed in emergency.
  • Competitors / Teams carry all their equipment from the start to the finish. Gel rubbish etc. can be junked at refreshment stations, otherwise absolutely no littering!
  • If needed, each participant is obliged to assist an injured competitor or organizer in an emergency situation.
  • The organizer has guiding / rescue personnel on longer swim sections and as a tail-end supervisor, but make always sure to protect your way especially on difficult trails and some short roadways.
  • On the long course, there is a Cut Off point (11km / 2.5h). Missed teams will be directed to the short cut (short course).
  • Abandoned competitors must report straight for the nearest refreshment station or finish. The other team member cannot continue the race alone, but one can join into another team if accepted.
  • The protests must be left to the competition information after the informal results and before the prizegiving. The results will be published on the website
  • The organizer reserves the right to publish the images and videos taken during the event for marketing / reporting the competition.
If the previous rules or some later instructions given by organizer aren´t observed, team / single competitor can be disqualified.