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Information about the Solvalla Swimrun race

The Solvalla Swimrun races are arranged by Solvalla Sports Institute for the fourth time on the 16th of September 2017. The races take place in Nuuksio National Park, which is situated in the Finnish city of Espoo. Solvalla Swimrun is the first ÖTILLÖ (Island to Island) Merit Race of the season 2018 and the last race of The Swimrun Finland Tour 2017.

Swimrum is a competition where a team consisting of two persons run from one lake to another and then swim over the lakes. The Solvalla Swimrun races go through the challenging and ever changing but extremely beautiful Finnish forest landscapes.

Solvalla Swimrun organises three different race distances:

  • Solvalla Swimrun ÖTILLÖ Merit Race is 38,8 km, of which 5,8 km is swimming.
  • Solvalla Swimrun Endurance is a new race distance for 2017. This distance is more challenging than the sprint race but easier to complete than the full distance. The length of the track is 24,4km, of which 3,4km is swimming.
  • Solvalla Swimrun Sprint is 14,4km long. 12 km of the track is running and 2,4km is swimming.

There are three competition classes in each race: women’s, men’s and mixed.

The official Solvalla Swimrun route 2017/

  • The service stops are marked with blue squares.

Solvalla Swimrun 2017 (1)

Map: Solvalla Swimrun 2017

Distance information: Solvalla Swimrun Distances

Timetable: Solvalla Swimrun Tidtabell 2017

Press releases

Suomi: Solvalla Swimrun Press release FI2017
Svenska: Solvalla Swimrun Press release sve2017
English: Solvalla Swimrun Press release EN2017

For more information please contact:

Alexandra Kvist, Race Manager,+358 44-7578885, alexandra.kvist (at) folkhalsan.fi


 

 

 About Solvalla


Solvalla is a national Sports Institute, that stands on the shore of lake Pitkäjärvi, next to Nuuksio National Park. The nature is unique, beautiful and untouched in this area, which lies in Espoo, Finland. Solvalla is located approx. 35km from Helsinki city centre and 17km from Espoo city centre.

Solvalla has, among other courses, a sports instructor and masseur qualification. The courses are attractive and provide good work prospects within the sports, health and wellness industries, as well as within the field of youth and leisure activities.

Solvalla Sports Institute’s facilities include a Sports Arena, football field, gym, spinning studio, dance studio, boxing facilities, accommodation for approx. 100 guests and two lakeside saunas. Solvalla organizes a variety of instructed activities, such as, indoor climbing, canoeing and sports related team activities. Due to our extensive facilities and activities we provide an excellent meeting and training place for sports teams, companies, schools and nurseries.

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