Kuopio Swimrun Ultimate 53km – Thoughest Swimrun race in Finland and even more!

Marathon to trailrun, ¼-marathon to swim, 50 sections altogether and more than 1100 vertical meters to climb!

Check the race map and distance chart HERE

Special instructions for Kuopio Swimrun Ultimate-racers:
Race can only be done in pairs. The route is marked throughout the course. Ultimate race is only for competent swimrunners. The longest swim (Swim 1, 1420m) is guided by safety boat. Thereafter the Ultimate course do the long course loop twice. During the first loop there will be no boat assistance and therefore it will be mandatory to use safety buoy a part of the course (5km). The second loop will be normally assisted as long course race. Energystations every 4-7 kms througout the whole race. Between the loops (at the competition center) you are allowed to have energy of your own.
Preliminary schedule, Saturday 9th of July
5.20 – 5.30 am. Registration confirmation at competition center Neulamäki, Pinokuja 6
5.30 am. Transportation to Start at ”Niuvan uimaranta”
5.45 am. Race briefing beside the start line
6.00 am. Kuopio Swimrun Ultimate start
(10.00 am. Kuopio Swimrun Long course start at Neulamäki)
1.30 pm. Ultimate cut off (39km)
3.00 pm. Prize-giving Ceremony
Entry fee includes:
·         Transportation from competition center to Start (for competitors only!)
·         Safety buoy (mandatory during a part of the first loop, lended by organizer)
·         Timing
·         Marked route through the course
·         Refreshment stations every 4-7kms
·         Salmon soup lunch, protein Cake and coffee at Finish
·         Kuopio Swimrun giveaway
·         Kuopio Swimrun -foldable cup, to be returned when finishing
·         Dressroom and Shower
·         Nice prizes for strongest ones
·         Complete swimrun experience through Finnish Lakeland!

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