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57th Kainuu Orienteering Week 2025

Competition name57th Kainuu Orienteering Week 2025
Start date20250629
End date20250704
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityVuokatti / Sotkamo
Club/organizerKainuu Orienteering Week association / Sotkamon Jymy ry
Region of countryKainuu
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners10000
WRE event?No
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Contact phone number+358447679533
Contact postal addressKetunpolku 1, Tieto 1 building, 87100, Kajaani, Finland
Max distance from eventcentre to competitions15
Latest entry date09.06.2025
Entry fee (Euro)39-175 € / week, 15-46 € / day
Typical accomodation fee, hotel (Euro)80-120 € / night
Typical accomodation fee, tent (Euro)10-15 € / night
Event descriptionCome and prepare yourself for WOC2025 spectator race in Kuopio 7.-12.7.2025 and Jukola relay 2027! We'll offer traditional and high-quality orienteering week and holiday week in Kainuu. 57th Kainuu Orienteering Week offers great orienteering experiences in a legendary terrain of Vuokatinvaara. Challenging and diverse orienteering tasks for all orienteers - from amateurs to elite runners. Someone might remember this terrain as a official terrain for the WOC2013 Vuokatti (Finland) event.
Terrain descriptionAll races are moved into the fine hill terrain of Vuokatti where the highest altitude variation is about 120 meters. The hilltop areas of the hillside are often rocky and specific-featured, but the lower parts of the hills are with poorer features. The trees are mainly old spruce trees, uphill has also pine forest. Visibility in the old woods area is good but in the seedling areas more limited. Hills are partly soft based and twiggy. There are hardly any stones. Some trails on the terrain can also be found to facilitate orienteering.
Training possibilitiesComing up! Diverse training possibilities in Vuokatti/Sotkamo area are provided with professional made maps and trainings.
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Vuokatti, located in the municipality of Sotkamo, is a year-round vacation destination that offers versatile services as well as peace of nature and relaxation. Regardless of the season Vuokatti presents activities both indoors and outdoors. Vuokatti Sports Institute is located 7 km from the centre of Sotkamo and it provides a fabulous setting all year round for athletes, amateurs, youngsters and the whole family. In the area of the Vuokatti Sport Institute you can practice almost anything as in addition to basic sports facilities also an indoor ice skating rink, sport hall, swimming hall and the world’s first ski tunnel can be found nearby.
Street address of navigation pointOpistontie 4, 88610 Vuokatti
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Live results available?Yes
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Live GPS tracking available?Yes
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