66k, 10.-11 February 2023
Registration next 2023 race will be open next 15.11.2022
(will finish next 15.01.2023)
Registration fee: 350 €. (fee includes 10% VAT.)
REFUSAL OF ENTRY
About disabled athletes:
In case a participant cancels the registration, the refund will be under the following terms:
Entries are non-transferable to any other racer.
The race may canceled after the start in case of severe conditions that make it extremely hazardous and/or impossible. Also any other unexpected nature circumstances may force the race director to cancel the race.
Maximum time allowed to complete the race is 14 hours* (by 24:00 h. 11.02.2023). Any participant who is unable to complete the race in this time will be disqualified.
* Have a look at the checkpoints cut off time down under.
MANDATORY PRE-RACE MEETING
Pre Race meeting is mandatory for all participants. Failure to attend means the participant will have a discount penalty of 4,5 h.
RACE DAY CHECK-IN
FINISH POINT CHECK-IN GEAR
1. Fleece jacket.
2. Goretex, or similar, jacket.
3. Goretex, or similar, pants.
4. Extreme cold mittens.
7. Rear red flashing lamp.
8. Four (4) reflective patches
10. Helmet for fatbikers. Helmet must be worn at all times when you are on your fatbike.
ABOUT MANDATORY TELEPHONE:
ABOUT REFLECTIVE GEAR, REAR RED FLASHING LIGHT and HEAD TORCH LIGHT
FOLLOW THE TRACK
BIVY/REST ON TRACK
If you sleep or rest on track, you have to do it out of the main trail, but in sight of the trail and with the red flashing light on in dark hours, attach to some point (fatbike, ski pole or in some visible place) to alert your presence to snowmobiles or cars.
NO OUTSIDE HELP
Checkpoints are small so any non-racers or people who are following the racers, are not permitted. Checkpoints have a shelter but not big at all. So be prepared in case you don't find a place to rest inside the shelter.
All racers must physically sign-in and sign-out at the following checkpoints:
COOKING IN CHECKPOINTS
You will only find water in Porohovi, the first and last checkpoint (not hot, not boiling). If you need to cook or melt snow with your stove at checkpoints you have to do it outside the shelter. You also can cook using the firewood outside the shelter.
RESCUE, EVACUATIONS, SCRATCHING and DISQUALIFIED.
Rescue alarm will be activated:
GPS, SATELLITE TRACKING DEVICE
All units for navigation, tracking or emergency position are allowed.
LITTER and USED or WET GEAR and OTHER STUFF
Do not litter the trail. Racers will be disqualified for littering. Leave no trace. You have to carry everything you start with until the end. You are not allowed to leave anything or any gear at any checkpoint or on the track.
Do not defecate on the race trail. Go as far as possible off the trail.
Please use only toilet paper and burn it afterwards. Don't use wet wipes if is not biodegradable, the wet wipes can last 100+ years.
Any participant with a dog on the race will be disqualified.
RESPECT YOURSELF and OTHERS
Do not damage any structures, Private Property. Be respectful to everything and everyone.
Respect Private Property. Participants are not allowed to pass, sleep or use any Private Property (Finnish laws), if participant do will be disqualified.