NWWCUP Racers – WELCOME to SPORTS INSTITUTE KISAKESKUS, Finland!
ACCOMMODATION IN KISAKESKUS 24.-26.7.2020.
The Sports Institute Kisakeskus is situated in South West Coast, Raasepori-region, only around 100kilometers from Helsinki city center. Kisakeskus has accommodation for 265 people. Stay at our cosy cabins, spacious apartments or hostel-style accommodation and dormitories suitable for youth groups. All types of accommodation includes private facilitites, bedding and towels. Check in after 2 pm on the arrival day and check-out at noon on the departure day.
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*Please note that a 38 euro extra fee is charged for a private single room
How to arrive at Sports Institute Kisakeskus?
From Helsinki airport by train
At Helsinki Vantaa airport, take a I or P train towards Helsinki railway stations and leave the train at Pasila station. From Pasila take a train towards Turku and leave the train at Karjaa railway station. A shuttle bus from Karjaa takes you directly to Kisakeskus sports institute. You can also take a taxi from Karjaa airport to Kisakeskus. Timetables, routes and prices are available here: https://www.vr.fi/cs/vr/en/frontpage.
From Turku by train
Train from Turku railway station to Helsinki stops at Karjaa railway station where a shuttle bus takes you directly to Kisakeskus sports institute. Timetables, routes and prices are available here: https://www.vr.fi/cs/vr/en/frontpage
From Vaalimaa by car
Street address for GPS navigator: Kullaanniemi 220, Raasepori.
Head southwest on Vaalimaantie/E18. Follow E18 to kehä 1/route 101 in Helsinki. Take exit 3 from kehä 1/route 101. Get on Route 1 in Alberga. Take E18 to route 25 in Lohja. Take exit 23 from E18. Follow route 25. Turn right onto Ratakatu. Turn right onto Karjaantie and continue onto Turuntie. Turn right onto Turuntie/route 111. You will see a Kisakeskus sign which guides you to turn right. Continue straight onto Kullaanniemi until you reach Kisakeskus
EVENT SCHEDULE 24.-26.7.2020
FRIDAY 24.7.2020 ARRIVAL DAY
Arriving to race center, accommodation, warm-up, meeting friends, getting to know the race routes…
TEAM RELAY World Championships, schedule:
8:00–9:30 Registrations, collecting numbers and timing chips.
9:45 Welcome and warm up.
10:30 Nordic Walking TEAM RELAY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS*
15:00 Awards in Fiskars Village (vois olla linkki Fiskars Villageen?)
*TEAM RELAY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, categories (4):
- Ladies 3 x 2,8 km (3 team members / 3 ladies)
- Men 3 x 2,8 km (3 team members / 3 men)
- Mixed 1. 3 x 2,8 km (3 team members / 2 ladies & 1 man)
- Mixed 2. 3 x 2,8 km (3 team members / 1 lady & 2 men)
8:00-9:30 Registrations, collecting numbers and timing chips
9:45 Welcome speech and warm up
10:30 Nordic Walking World Cup Race
14:00 Award ceremony at Sports Institute Kisakeskus
NWWCUP in KISAKESKUS SPORTS INSTITUTE Categories:
- A. 22-35 General, Ladies / Men
- B. 36-45, Ladies / Men
- C. 46-55, Ladies / Men
- D. 56-65, Ladies / Men
- E. 66 or over, Ladies / Men
Distances in each categories:
- 5,6km (short / 2 laps)
- 10,4km (middle / 4 laps)
- 19,6km (long / 7 laps)