Welcome to Savonlinna, FINLAND!

Nordic Walking World Cup Race in Finland, Savonlinna city is part of the St. Olaf´s Marathon (Pyhän Olavin Maraton) which will be held in the city center on the 21 st of July 2019. The route is one of the most beautiful marathon routes in Finland (if not in a whole world) as it goes along the beautiful coast line of Savonlinna crossing the Savonlinna harbour and the ancient Olavi´s castle.

Route description:

The route is flat and goes along the coast line. However there are some uphills on the way as it is typical for the eastern Finland´s landscape. The route is officially measured.

St.Olaf´s Marathon Route Map above: Nordic Walking World Cup 2019 distances: 10,6 km (one lap) and 21,1 km (2 laps).

See pre-walk video above!

Refreshment stations:

There will be refreshment stations every 3 km with water, sport drink, juice, raisins, pickled cucumber and chocolate.

  • Distances: 10,6km (one lap) and 21,1km (2 laps)
  • Series, Men/Women: 15 and younger, 18, 20, M/N (general), 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 and over
  • Prices: 10,6km 30€ / 21,1km 35€

Starting time: at 12:10 am / 21.7.2019 / Mass start

Venue facilities:

Dressing rooms, showers and bag storage available close to the race office. There is also a beach to swim in fresh and clean lake water near to the competition area.

Race office and distribution of race numbers:

You can find the competition office from the OKL sports hall which is 100 meters from the competition area.

Address: Heikinpohjantie 33, 57101 SAVONLINNA

Race office is open on Saturday 20th July from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm and on Sunday 21st July from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

There is a different desk for pre-registrations and registrations at the event. On Sunday the registration opens at 8:30 am and registration at the event closes at 11:30 am. You must confirm your registration 30 min before the start.

The entry fees will not be refunded in any case. You are able to transfer your registration to next year´s edition with a medical certificate or to another person (10 € transfer fee).

Every Nordic Walker will receive a medal and a t-shirt. All runners who have started will be participating in the race lottery.

Saturday 20.7.2019 program

11:00am

Arriving to Tanhuvaara.

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12:00am

International Press of Nordic Walking World Cup Tour 2019 in Tanhuvaara Sport Resort (program will be updated later). Honour quest: European and World Champion, Olympic medalist, Irina Slutskaya.

Address: Moinsalmentie 1042, 57230 Savonlinna.

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14:00pm

TRY OUT Nordic Walking all together around Tanhuvaara trails and paths.

More information about PRESS:

Tanhuvaara Sport Resort

18:00pm

  • pre-walk of race track 10,6km under Marko Kantaneva leadership.
  • Starting point in front of Racing center.
  • ALL ARE WELCOME!

Address: Heikinpohjantie 26, 57100 Savonlinna, Finland.

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More information about pre-walk:

Heikinpohja, Race Center. Address: Heikinpohjantie 26, 57100 Savonlinna, Finland

Sunday 21.7.2019 program / Nordic Walking World Cup

Address:
Heikinpohjantie 26, 57101 SAVONLINNA

Registration:
Opens at 8:30 am and closes at 11:30 am.

Starting times:
at 12:10 am / 21.7.2019 / Mass start of 10,6 km and 21,1 km Nordic Walking World Cup

Awards: approx. 15:30-16pm

More information about race:


TANHUVAARA SPORT RESORT ACCOMMODATION OFFERS

Tanhuvaara Sport Resort

19. – 21.7.2019

Prices

  • Hostellevel 30 € /person / night / doubleroom
  • Terraced house 45 € / person / night / doubleroom / 42 € / person / night / tripleroom
  • Hotellevel 90 € / person / night / singleroom / 55 € / person / night / doubleroom / 48 € / person / night / tripleroom / 44 € / person / night / room for four person

- prices includes breakfast, free Spa and gym.

Meals Breakfast served normally 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

  • Price included Lunch served normally 12 a.m. to 1.30 p.m
  • 12,90 € / person
  • 6,45 € / under 12 yrs

Dinner served normally 5 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.

  • 12,90 € / person
  • 6,45 € / under 12 yrs
  • Evening snack for extra payment 7,50 € / person

Resort & Camping Tanhuvaara Spa

Training facilities

  • Gymnastic hall / Price included
  • Outdoor facilities / Price included
  • Meeting rooms / Price included
  • Classrooms / Price included
  • Ice Rink 98 € / h

Reservations must be made in advanced

  • Saunas in Spa price included
  • Sauna by Lake 200 € /evening (from 6 p.m. to 12 p.m.)
  • Sauna by Kaartila hotel 230 € / evening (from 6 p.m. to 12 p.m.)

Accommodation bookings:

Resort & Camping Tanhuvaara Savonlinna

Phone +358 15 582 0000

More information about race, accommodation and transports:

Marko Kantaneva / WhatsApp: +358 45 214 6681

WELCOME to SAVONLINNA, Finland!