Finntriathlon Tahko - weekend full of activities. Finntriathlon Tahko gives various challenges for all triathletes. You can choose full distance race and battle for National Championship, enjoy of half distance or take it even shorter way, Savo olympic. You can go with full gas or take it easy and enjoy the journey, be a pro or beginner. Have it your way, we offer a unique experience in the heart of purest finnish nature. Finntriathlon Tahko is 2 day event including Kids Triathlon on Friday evening and full, half and "olympic" Distance Triathlon on Saturday.
Date: On Friday 9th and Saturday 10th August 2019
Where: Tahko (Sääskiniementie 560, Tahkovuori)
Categories: girls/boys 10y (born in 2009 or later), 11-12y and 13-14y
Distances according age: swim100/200m, bike 2-4km and run 1/2km (10y 100m-2km-1km and all others 200m-4km-2km)
Full distance at 8.00
Categories: Female/male open and 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+. Team Relay.
Distances: swim 3800m, bike 180km and run 42,2km
Half distance at 11.00
Categoreis: Female/male open and M50+ ja N40+. Team relay.
Distances: swim 1900m, bike 90km and run 21,1km
"Savo Olympic", at 12.00
Categories: Female/male and Team relay.
Distances: swim 1000m, bike 50km and run 11km
No drafting (all distances and categories)
Full distance, individual/team relay
1.9. – 31.12.2018 220€ / 280€
1.1. – 31.3.2019 230€ / 290€
1.4. – 31.5.2019 235€ / 300€
1.6.-5.8.2019 240€ / 310€
Half distance, individual/team relay
1.9. – 31.12.2018 140€ / 200€
1.1. – 31.3.2019 150€ / 210€
1.4. – 31.5.2019 155€ / 220€
1.6.-5.8.2019 160€ / 230€
"Savo olympic", individual/team relay
1.9. – 31.12.2018 90€ / 150€
1.1. – 31.3.2019 100€ / 160€
1.4. – 31.5.2019 105€ / 170€
1.6.-5.8.2019 110€ / 180€
Kids Triathlon: Free of cahrge
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.
Registration for all groups ends on 5.8.2019 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 email@example.com
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
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 3800/1900/1000meters.
|Full Distance||Half Distance||"Savo Olympic"|
|Athlete registration at race office at latest||Friday at 22.00||Saturday at 9.00||Saturday at 10.00|
|Bike and bags check in times (only on Saturday)||6.00-7.00||8.00-10.00||10.00-11.00|
|Warm up swim||7.30-7.45||10.30-10.45||11.30-11.45|
|Start||8.00||11.00 & 11.05||12.00|
|First athletes at finish line||16.45||15.20||14.15|
|Bike and bags check out times||17.00-22.30, after 22.30 bikes and bags are transported to finish line||From 16.00 to 22.00||
From 15.00 to 22.00
License and antidoping: You don’t need license. All athletes must accept rules of Finnish Triathlon Association, national Antidoping Agency and traffic rules. Every athlete takes care of his/her own insurance. To recieve prize money, you must follow rules of National Antidoping Agency.
Piazza (Sääskiniementie 560, 73310 Tahkovuori): Start and finish area, Sokos hotel (meal & prize giving), Expo, First Aid, After Race Party
Tahko Spa (Keitaankatu 1, 73310 Tahkovuori): Race office, race briefing
Tahkolahti (Tahkolahdentie 57, Tahkovuori): T1-T2 area and Kid's Triathlon
Ensure your participation in person in the Race Office, located at Tahko Spa, main entrance. Opening times are:
on Thursday 8th Aug 18.00 - 20.00
on Friday 9th Aug 10.00 - 22.00
on Saturday 10thAug 8.00-10.00
Check your race number from the start list before entering the check in desk. Bring your ID, that will be checked at the desk!
When you check-in, you’ll receive:
Tattoo with your race number
Sheet of stickers for bike, helmet and transition bags
3 bags: PINK for T1 (bike gears), GREEN for T2 (run gears) and BLACK for your warm up clothes
You have to wear the wristband during race weekend. You have access to transition areas, finish line, after race meal, party and gear check out only with wristband!
Race Briefing: in English at 20.30 in Tahko Spa, down stairs
Bike and run gear check-in
Before check-in attach the stickers: on to your bike, 2 to your helmet and 1 stickers to each bag.
Attach the tattoos to your both arms.
Race number: write to other side of race number following information: contact person and his/her mobile phone number. This is if something happens to you during the race.
Bike and bags check-in time is on Saturday 5th Aug 6.00-7.00 (full), 8.00-10.00 (half) and 10.00-11.00 (Savo Olympic) .
Put your run gear (shoes, cap, gels, socks etc) to pink transition bag you got from race office. Put one of the stickers to the bag and place it to your numbered place in T1-2 -area.
When you arrive to T1-area, you’ll go through bike check-in (brakes, helmet and aerobars will be inspected). Please, be on time, there might be some queue. Take your bike to numbered place. Only bike shoes can be fastened to pedals, all other equipment must be in your numbered bag, green. There are racks for these bags in transition zone. Also places for bags are numbered.
Piazza (before start): water, sport drink (served in cup)
After swim: water and Maxim sport drink in cups
Bike, Aid station 1: Maxim sport drink and water served in bike bottles
Bike, Aid station 2: Maxim sport drink and water served in bike bottles + banana
Run, Aid Station 3: Maxim sport drink, water (served in cups) and cola, salt, and Maxim energy gel
Run, Aid Station 4: Maxim sport drink and water (served in cups), salt, and Maxim energy gel and cola, orange
Run, Aid Station 5: Maxim sport drink and water ( served in cups), banana, salt and Maxim energy gel
Note: run aid station 3 will be passed once during lap, but aid stations 4 and 5 twice during one lap.
Sport drink is Maxim, orange 5%
Energy gels: Maxim, caffeine free
NO Personal support during the race! There is table for own drinks at aid station 3 (next to T1/2 area)
Throwing away bike bottles: only at Service Point area, will be marked with signs. You'll get 5 min penalty if you throw away your bottles somewhere else.
2. T 1-2 -area
3. Bike Aid Station
4. Run Aid Stations
Finntriathlon Tahko is NON DRAFTING RACE. Means that drafting is NOT allowed in any category. The exact drafting rules will be told in Race Briefing.
Warning (you hear whistle)
5min penalty (red card)
Disqualification (black card)
Penalty box is located at T2.