LAHTI - HOLLOLA - LAHTI
FINLANDIA-HIIHTO
February 24-25th 2018

SCHEDULE 2017

please see further details from our guides web page
 

Thursday 2.2.2017

  • The Race Office opens at Thursday 2nd of February.

  • Race Office Opening hours between 2-5.2.2017 :
    • from 13:00 to 18:00 at Thursday
    • from 10:00 to 20:00 at Friday
    • from 06:00 to 19:00 at Saturday
    • from 08:00 to 17:00 at Sunday

  • Late Entries Registration opens
    • During the late entries the registration can only be made in the Race Office at Lahti during the opening hours.
    • The registration fee can not be paid by bank account transfer. The fee must be paid at the location in the Race Office with a credit card or by cash (we recommend using cash to avoid problems).
    • It is recommended to make a preliminary registration through our website to speed up the late registration process in the Race Office.

  • Bib packages (envelopes) are available
    • The bib package includes a bib with a number and a timing chip attached among other possible items. A Meal Ticket can be found from inside the envelope.
    • The bib package should be collected from the Race Office during the opening hours (we recommend picking up the bib package before the actual race morning so you can avoid the rush).
    • The bib package can be collected by another person by handing us a letter of credentials from the actual bib package owner.
    • We do not mail bib packages. A participant is responsible for the package content after we have handed it out.

  • Late Entries Registration closes
    • CT 100km registration ends at Saturday 4th Feb cl 07:15
    • CT 50km registration ends at Saturday 4th Feb cl 09:00
    • CT 32km registration ends at Saturday 4th Feb cl 10:30
    • FT 50km registration ends at Sunday 5th Feb cl 09:00
    • FT 20km registration ends at Sunday 5th Feb cl 10:30
 

Friday 3.2.2017

  • The Race Office is open at Friday 3rd of February between 10AM - 8PM.
  • Finlandia-hiihto cordially invites Worldloppet Masters for a special evening dinner on Friday February 3rd at 7PM located in the Race Center (Lahti Fair Center), Ravintola Koti. A price for the dinner is 15 €/person, tickets can be bought from the location.
 

Saturday 4.2.2017

  • The Race Office is open at Saturday 4th of February between 6AM - 7PM.
  • Saturday races: 100km, 50km and 32km in Classic Technique.
  • Starting area will close 5 minutes after the last start. When the starting area is closed no one is permitted to enter the race any longer.
    • Please be on time! It is highly recommend to be ready 20 minutes before your own group is set on their way.
    • Please wear your bib at all times during the race. Your personal timing chip is attached to the bib.
  • Prize-giving ceremony cl 14:00
    • cl 15:00 - CT100
  • The race ends at 19:00. In case a skier has not finished until the closing time unfortunately we have to disqualify the skier from the race.
    • Sauna is open until 19:00.
 

Classic 100 km, CT100

  • The Registration (late entries) closes for CT100 km in the Race Office at 07:15.
  • Classic 100 km starts at 08:00 sharp. Everyone will start at the same time.
  • Classic 100 km course is same as 50 km but it will be done twice. The special course is arranged to celebrate Finland's 100th Indepence day in 2017

CT100 at the gate start group bibs target time

07:40 08:00 ALL 4001-4500 4:00-11:00
 

Classic 50 km, CT50

  • The Registration (late entries) closes for CT50 in the Race Office at 09:00.
  • Classic 50 km starts at 10:00 sharp when the first group starts the race. After that the groups are sent on the way every 15 minutes.
    • Elite skiers will start the race side-by-side with the national championship skiers (CCNC).

CT50 at the gate start group bibs target time

09:40 10:00 ELITE 1-100 2:20-3:00

09:40 10:00 CCNC 101-219 2:20-3:30

09:40 10:00 1 301-1000 3:00-4:00

09:55 10:15 2 1001-2000 4:00-5:30

10:10 10:30 3 2001-3000 5:30-7:30
 
* CCNC stands for Cross Country National Championship competition for veteran skiers (ages 40/50/60 for men and 40/50 for women). Participation requires an official licence from the (Finnish) National Association of Skiers.
 

Classic 32 km, CT32

  • The Registration (late entries) closes for CT32 in the Race Office at 10:30.
  • CT32 starts at 11:15. Everyone will start at the same time.
    • Please be prepared that the CT32 start time may be delayed slightly. The staff will announce of any delays through the speakers.

CT32 at the gate start group bibs

11:00 11:15 ALL 5001-5800
 

Sunday 5.2.2017

  • The Race Office is open at Sunday 5th of February between 8AM - 5PM.
  • Sunday includes races for 50km and 20km in Free-style Technique.
  • Starting area will close 5 minutes after the last start. When the starting area is closed no one is permitted to enter the race any longer.
    • Please be on time! It is highly recommend to be ready 20 minutes before your own group is set on their way.
    • Please wear your bib at all times during the race. Your personal timing chip is attached to the bib.
  • Prize-giving ceremony cl 14:00
  • The race ends at 17:00. In case a skier has not finished until the closing time unfortunately we have to disqualify the skier from the race.
    • Sauna is open until 17:00.
 

Free-style 50 km, FT50

  • The Registration (late entries) closes for FT50 in the Race Office at 09:00.
  • Free-style 50 km starts at 10:00 sharp when the first group starts the race. After that the groups are sent on the way every 15 minutes.

FT50 at the gate start group bibs target time

09:40 10:00 ELITE 6001-6100 2:20-3:00

09:40 10:00 1 6101-6500 3:00-3:30

09:55 10:15 2 6501-7000 3:30-4:30

10:10 10:30 3 7001-8000 4:30-6:30
 

Free-style 20 km, FT20 & FT20jun

  • The Registration (late entries) closes for FT20 in the Race Office at 10:30.
  • FT20 starts at 11:20. Everyone will start at the same time.
    • Please be prepared that the FT20 start time may be delayed slightly. The staff will announce of any delays through the speakers.
  • There will be a seperate race for under 16-years old junior skiers.
    • Adults and juniors will start the race together. Please take extra notion of the safety because of the juniors and families participating the race.

FT20 at the gate start group bibs

11:00 11:20 adults 8001-8500

11:00 11:20 juniors 8601-8800
 
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Finlandia-hiihto (Finlandia Ski Marathon) is an non-profit organization. The income (after expenses) will be divided between the two organizing local sports clubs - Lahden Hiihtoseura (Lahti Ski Club) and Hollolan Urheilijat -46 (Hollola Athletics '49). By participating you are supporting local youth athletics.