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Instructions for participants

These instructions have been gathered jointly for all participants. Please, read them through carefully but feel free to contact us (sisuxtrail@gmail.com) in case you have further questions.

We will update the instructions according to need so please, read the instructions also just before race day.

Important – Covid-19 instructions to follow

  • Come to the race only if you are feeling healthy and you are symptom-free. If you notice even minor symptoms, please stay home.
  • We require the use of a facial mask when at the start / finish area (not while running). After your start, you can throw away the mask to the garbage bin by the route. We provide a new mask when you cross the finish line.
  • Please, keep a safe distance to others both at the start / finish area and on the trails. Give enough room for the faster runners to pass you.
  • Follow the provided timetable. You may enter the start / finish area only 15 mins before your start.
  • Only race participants may enter the start / finish area. If you have family members/friends/etc. joining you, they may cheer for you by the trails.

Race office / info point

The race office is open June 19th at Kirkonkylän koulu (Koulutie 16, 07800 Lapinjärvi) starting at 7.30 am.

There is no possibility to register on the race day.

Start and finish

The start of the categories with timing is at Kirkonkylän koulu (Koulutie 16, 07800 Lapinjärvi).

Trekkers start at the nearby Kapellby skola (Lapinjärventie 45, 07800 Lapinjärvi).

All categories finish the race at Kirkonkylän koulu.

Schedule of the day

  • at 8 am – ultra 50 km men
  • at 8.15 am – ultra 50 km women
  • at 9 am – 33 km men
  • at 9.15 am – 33 km women
  • at 9.30 am – 20 km men
  • at 9.45 am – 20 km women
  • at 10 am – 10 km men
  • at 10.15 am – 10 km women
  • at 12 – 2 km Children
  • at 9-11 am – trekkers (from Kapellby skola)
  • at 6 pm – Race closes

You may enter the area 15 mins before your start.

Changes (e.g. category, route) are possible until Mon, June 14th. After this, we’ll divide race numbers.

The race numbers of the categories with timing are divided beforehand (please, check your number here). Our volunteers will help you with finding the right bib at the start / finish area. Get your bib, attach it and go to the start area.

Prizes are distributed as soon as the fastest runners cross the finish line.

Gear and clothes storage

You can leave your gear and extra clothes (with your name and bib number) in Kirkonkylän koulu during your run. There is a voluntary fee for Lapinjärven Urheilijat.

Ultrarunners can leave their drop bag to the marked place at the start / finish area c. 15 mins before your start. We will take the bags to the refreshment point which the ultrarunners pass at c. 5, 15, 19, 29, 33 and 43 km.

Dressing rooms + showers

This year, there is no possibility to change your clothes indoors or shower after the run. Lapinjärvi lake is nearby for a dip.

Toilets

There are toilets both at Kirkonkylän koulu and Kapellby skola. These are marked on the picture:

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Accessories

50 km

  • Phone (protect from moisture)
    • Add the following numbers to your phone:
      • first aid,  Iitti SPR, tel. 044 326 5505
      • security responsible Hannes Vickholm, tel. 050 356 2093
    • Download the 112 application with which you see your coordinates.
  • Map (given by organizers)
  • Number bib attached to your chest (given by organizers)
  • Drinking bottle or backpack with fluids
  • Snacks and other energy according to need
  • Plaster and bandaid

33 & 20 km

  • Drinking bottle, mug or backpack
    There are some disposable mugs, as well, but due to the current situation, we warmly recommend you to take your own dish.
  • Phone (protect from moisture)
    • Add the following numbers to your phone:
      • first aid,  Iitti SPR, tel. 044 326 5505
      • security responsible Hannes Vickholm, tel. 050 356 2093
    • Download the 112 application with which you see your coordinates.
  • Number bib attached to your chest (given by organizers)
  • Drink and extra energy according to need

10 km and trekkers

  • Drinking bottle, mug or backpack
    There are some disposable mugs, as well, but due to the current situation, we warmly recommend you to take your own dish.
  • Number bib attached to your chest (organizers will give this)
  • Drink and extra energy according to need
  • We recommend you to take a phone (protect from moisture)
    • Add the following numbers to your phone:
      • first aid,  Iitti SPR, tel. 044 326 5505
      • security responsible Hannes Vickholm, tel. 050 356 2093

Children’s run – Robbes Lilla Trail

Children run a 2-km Robbes Lilla Trail starting approximately 500 m from Kirkonkylän koulu. We will gather at Kirkonkylän koulu c. 15 mins before children’s start and our volunteers take all participating children to the starting point. The fininsh line is at Kirkonkylän koulu. All children receive a prize.

Refreshment stations

We have refreshment stations as follows:

  • 50 km: 13 pcs
  • 33 km: 9 pcs
  • 20 km: 5 pcs
  • 10 km: 3 pcs
  • 6km: 1 pc

We offer the following:

  • Station 1 (c. 3 km from start): water and Nosht sports drink. Salt.
  • Station 2 (c. 5 km from start): water and Nosht sports drink. Ultrarunners’ own table + drop bags. Banana and salt.
  • Station 3 (c. 10 km from start): water and Nosht sports drink. Banana, pickles, Nosht Vauhtikarkki, salt.

Trash

All trash must be gathered to the bins at the refreshment stations or the race center. Do not drop any trash on the trails. Littering on purpose leads to disqualification of the participant. We are all responsible for leaving the trails clean also after the race.

Course markings

The courses have been marked with orange ribbons, orange arrows and orange paint.
Examples in the pictures below:

Our courses

The SisuXtrail courses contain a variety of different terrains.

  • Ultra – c. 50 km – elevation c. 1020 m
  • c. 33 km – elevation c. 720 m
  • c. 20 km – elevation c. 420 m
  • 10 km – elevation 220 m
  • 6 km (only trekkers)

Maps

Food

Every participant gets a salad meal after the run. Please, show your number bib when getting the food. The participants also get a 20% discount coupon for Meat Gangsters (Kantatie 3, 07800 Lapinjärvi).

Unfortunately, you may not stay at the area when eating the salad.

Your own maintenance crew

If you have your family members or friends with you – great! As only participants can access the start/finish area, here are a few tips for how to spend time in Lapinjärvi:

Participant fee

Please, pay the participant fee in advance directly to FI28 5016 4060 9012 23 (Lapinjärven Urheilijat ry). You can check the fees here. Write your name, category and the course length to the message field. If you register a group of people, please write all names and courses.

First aid

Iitti SPR is responsible for the first aid. They are located at Kirkonkylän koulu and small first aid packages are available at the refreshment stations. First aid tel. 044 326 5505.

Parking lots

You can drive your car to Kirkonkylän koulu from where you will get guidance. Parking is free of charge.

Results

Results are visible on our website. The preliminary results can be seen in real time and the final results in 24 h after the race.