LAHTI - HOLLOLA - LAHTI
FINLANDIA-HIIHTO
February 22-23rd 2020

Schedule 2019

 

Thursday 21.2.2019

  • The Race Office opens at Thursday 21nd of February.

  • Race Office Opening hours between 21-24.2.2019 :
    • from 13:00 to 18:00 at Thursday
    • from 10:00 to 20:00 at Friday
    • from 08:00 to 18:00 at Saturday
    • from 08:00 to 14:00 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.

  • Late Entries Registration closes
    • CT 50km registration ends at Saturday 23th Feb cl 09:00
    • CT 32km registration ends at Saturday 23th Feb cl 10:30
    • CT 20km registration ends at Saturday 23th Feb cl 10:30
    • FT 50km registration ends at Sunday 24th Feb cl 09:00
    • FT 20km registration ends at Sunday 24th Feb cl 11:00

  • Bib packages (envelopes) are available
    • The bib package includes your bib 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 to pick up the package before the race morning so you'll have more time to prepare for the actual race.
    • 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.
 

Friday 22.2.2019

  • Finlandia-hiihto cordially invites all Finlandia Masters to a special event with coffee at 5:00-6.30 PM located in the Race Center, Ravintola Koti (Lahti Fair Center, upper floor).
  • Finlandia-hiihto cordially invites Worldloppet Masters for a special evening dinner on Friday February 3rd at 7:00 PM located in the Race Center (Lahti Fair Center) Vesijärvi -hall. Event is open to everyone interested, not for the masters exclusively.
  • Price for the dinner is 14 €/person, tickets can be bought from the location.
 

Saturday 23.2.2019

  • Saturday's races are: 50km, 32km and 20km 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 at 14:00 in LAHTI -hall.
  • The race ends at 18:00. In case a participant whom has not finished until the closing time will be disqualified from the race.
 

Classic 50 km, CT50 (P50)  

Group At the Gate Start at Bibs Target time
ELITE 09:40 10:00 1-100 2:20-3:00
CHACE 09:40 10:00 101-200 2:20-3:00
1st group 09:40 10:00 201-1000 3:00-4:00
2nd group 09:55 10:15 1001-1800 4:00-5:30
3rd group 10:10 10:30 1801-2300 5:30-7:30

  • Bib color: white background, black text
  • 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 group will start from numbered places in front of the 1st main group. Chace group will start between the elite and 1st main group.
  • Worldloppet Gold Master race.
  • Russialoppet race.
 

Classic 32 km, CT32 (P32)

Group At the Gate Start at Bibs Target time
Combined 10:55 11:15 5001-5600 1:35-6:45

  • Bib color: yellow background, black text
  • CT32 starts at 11:15. Everyone will start at the same time.
  • Worldloppet Silver Master race.
 

Classic 20 km, CT20 (P20)

Group At the Gate Start at Bibs Target time
Combined 11:10 11:30 4001-4300 1:00-6:30

  • Bib color: green background, white text
  • CT20 starts at 11:30. Everyone will start at the same time.
  • Worldloppet Silver Master race.
 

Sunday 24.2.2019

  • Sunday's races are: 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 at 14:00 in LAHTI -hall.
  • The race ends at 18:00. In case a participant whom has not finished until the closing time will be disqualified from the race.
 

Free-style 50 km, FT50 (V50)  

Group At the Gate Start at Bibs Target time
FWLC 09:40 10:00 9001-9130
ELITE 09:40 10:00 6001-6100 2:20-3:00
1st group 09:40 10:00 6101-6400 FULL
2nd group 09:50 10:10 6401-6800 FULL
3rd group 10:00 10:20 6801-7400 -7:40

  • Bib color: white background, black text
  • 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 10 minutes.
    • Elite group will start from numbered places in front of the 1st starting group.
  • Worldloppet Gold Master race.
  • Part of FIS Worldloppet Cup (FWLC).
    • We abide The Rules of FIS Worldloppet Cup
    • According to the rules, for the Red Group we will compensate 65 EUR / day (max 3 days) instead of the accommodations which can be collected from our race office.
 

Free-style 20 km, FT20 & FT20jun (V20, V20jun)

Group At the Gate Start at Bibs Target time
Adults 11:00 11:40 8001-8600 0:50-6:20
Juniors 11:00 11:40 8601-8800 1:00-6:20

  • Bib colors:
    • Adults: green background, white text
    • Juniors: blue background, white text
  • FT20 starts at 11:40. 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.
  • Worldloppet Silver Master race.
 

Guide to Finlandia-hiihto 2019

  • Download digital guide - pdf, 6 Mt
  • The Guide is a vital information package for every participant, including important guidelines and race rules.
  • Please check the timetables and other important information related to the start from the Schedule -page
  • If you have downloaded the 2019 guide earlier please refresh this page (Windows: CTRL+F5, OSX: CMD+R) to ensure to have the latest version.
 

Venue

 

Stadium

  • Download PDF, Highres 2Mt
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    Courses

  • Download 50km PDF, Highres 8Mt
  • Download 32km PDF, Highres 8Mt
  • Download 20km PDF, Highres 8Mt
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    Parking areas

     
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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.