Finntriathlon Joroinen Friday & Saturday 19th and 20th July 2019

Welcome to the Classic Finntriathlon Joroinen – the oldest, the biggest and the most beautiful triathlon event in Finland! It all started in Joroinen back to 1983 in the small agricultural village. 5 sport enthusiastic sport men had read about Ironman race in Hawaii and they got a brilliant idea, in the sauna of course, that they should organize one epic race in Finland as well. They decided to go with half distances and the first race took place in July 1983 with some 100 brave sportmen and women. Finntriathlon Joroinen has since year one had magical “Joroinen Spirit”, something you can’t describe. You have to experience it.  Finntriathlon Joroinen is 2 day event including Kids Triathlon and Sprint Triathlon on Friday evening and Half Distance Triathlon on Saturday.


Date: On Friday 19th and Saturday 20th July 2019
Where: Joroinen (Mutalantie 14, 79600 Joroinen)
Half Distance (20th of July at 11.00)
Categories: Female/Male: Elite and age groups: 18-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50- 54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+ . Team relay.
Distances: swim 1900m, bike 90km, run 21,1km
Prizes: Top 3 female/male elite will be rewarded with prize money and Top 3 of each age group (non monetary prizes).
Sprint Triathlon (19th of July at 17.00)
Categories: male/ female and juniors 17 and 19. Team relay.
Distances: swim 400m, bike 20km, run 5km
Prizes: Top 3 in each category
Kids Triathlon (19th of July at 15.00)
Categories: U9, U11, U13 and U15
Distances: swim 100/200m, bike 4km, run 1/2km
Prizes: no prizes


Sprint Triathlon individual/team relay

  • 1.9. – 31.12.2018 40€ / 90€
  • 1.1. – 31.3.2019 50€ / 100€
  • 1.4. – 31.5.2019 55€ / 110€
  • 1.6. – 15.7.2019 60€ / 120€

Half distance individual/team relay

  • 1.9. – 31.12.2018 160€ / 210€
  • 1.1. – 31.3.2019 170€ / 220€
  • 1.4. – 31.5.2019 175€ / 230€
  • 1.6. – 15.7.2019 180€ / 240€

Registration fee includes: Race info, race timing, closed to traffic and safe cycling routes, swimming cap, race number, accessory bag, service on the course, (energy drink etc), sauna after race, after race pasta meal (meal included only in half distance fee).
Registration for all groups ends on 15.7.2019 at 24.00.
Withdrawal and transfer policy: Registration fee is not refundable. You can transfer your registration to someone else or for yourself to another Finntriathlon event in 2019. Transfer fee is 15€ and to transfer contact
Cancellation Insurance: You can buy Cancellation Insurance (30€) as additional service when you do the registration. You can buy one insurance for each race you register in. With Cancellation Insurance you can

  • get your registration fee back 100% if you withdraw 36 hours before the scheduled race
  • transfer your registration to another person within registration period
  • transfer your registration to another Finntriathlon 2019 event within registration limits. If you transfer to higher priced event, you must pay the difference. In case of transferring to lower priced event the difference will be refunded.

License and rules: License not required. The organizer is not responsible for competitor insurances. The competition complies with the Finnish Triathlon Association competition rules and the Finnish Road Traffic Act, unless different instructions have been given. Minors must have parental permission to participate in the competition, as well as the participant will be able to swim for 1500/400meters.


Thursday 18.7.
18.00-20.00 Race Office Open at Urheilutalo

Friday 19.7.
12.00-21.00 Race Office Open at Urheilutalo
10.00-20.00 Expo at Event area
15.00 Kids Triathlon, start at Valvatus
17.00 Sprint Triathlon, start at Valvatus
18.00 Sprint Triathlon, winner at finish line
18.30 Race briefing (half distance) in english at Urheilutalo
19.00 Sprint Triathlon, awards at Event Area

Saturday 20.7
6.00-9.00 Race Office Open at Urheilutalo
7.30-9.30 T2 bag check-in at Urheilutalo T2 area
8.00-10.00 Bike and T1 bag check-in at Valvatus
11.00 Finntriathlon Joroinen, half distance start
12.00-18.00 Expo at Event area
15.00 First athletes at finish line
18.00 Awards ceremony at Event area
Maps will be added here soon.

Courses: Swimming takes place at lake Valvatus. Estimated water temperature in July is 18-22 Celsius. All swim courses are one lap courses. Bike courses are on Sprint one lap course and on half 2 laps. Roads 4557 and 464 are closed from other traffic during the race. Note, that drafting is NOT allowed on Saturday’s race! Kids Triathlon run course is near race center. Sprint Triathlon run course is one lap of 5,2kms and half distance race’s run course is 4 laps of 5,2kms. See bike & run course maps for Half Distance race below