Competition classes, distances and start times 2018

The relay have now  four different classes!
As a team you can choose between elite- (men- and mixed team togehter) , women-, company- or family classes (men-, women- and mixed team togehter). In the companyclass all three members must be employees at the same company. In the Familyclass the members must be related to each other as children, siblings, husband/ wife and grandparents. If three generations are represented in the same team they will get a 10min deduction of their total time.

The race enthusiasts are offered a serious competition in men’s and women’s general categories in  olympic- and halfdistance and for young people in supersprint.
Open finnish Championships will be held in olympic distance in general classes (M/W), in the following Masters-classes; M/W 24-29, M/W 30-34, M/W 35-39, M/W 40-44, M/W 45-49, M/W 50-54, M/W 55-59, M/W 60-64, M/W 65-69, M/W 70-74, M/W 75- and for young people age 19- 23 (M/W 19-18, M/W 20-23).
In half-distance are following competition-classes M/W -24, M/W elite, M/W 30-39, M/W 40-49, M/W 50-59, M/W 60-69 and M/W 70+.

The happy amateurs can participate in women’s or men’s fitness categories in both olympic- and halfdistance and in the supersprint. According to the rules and requirements for the fitness categories the contestant shall wear e.g. an approved helmet and safe equipment.

Open Finnish Championships for youth ages M/W 15-14 and 17-16 will be held in the supersprint. Also M/W 13 will compete in supersprint (no FM).
For younger children (up to 11 years) there are both toddlers’ and kids’ starts. Käringsund Aquathlon Special is meant for children and adults who have some form of mental retardation or special needs. In Aquathlon participants swim and run, no biking.

In 2018 you can choose from the following categories:

Relay

Sprint-distance –  750m swimming, 20km cycling och 5km running, one course for each contestant.
Start Friday 31.8.2018, kl.16.30
Classes:
Elite-, women-, company- and familyclasses.

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Minitriathlon

Toddlers
Approx. 20m swimming/ wading, 300m cycling and 300m running. No timing, no age-limit.
Start Saturday 1.9.2018, kl. 12.00

Kids boys&girls 9-11 (born 2009 or later/ 2007-2008)
100m swimming, 3km cycling and 1km running
Start Saturday 1.9.2018, kl.14.00

Supersprint, M/W 13-17
Open Finnish Championships

400m swimming, 10km cycling and 2,5km running
Start Saturday 1.9.2018, kl.16.45
Classes:

Kids 13 (born 2005-06, no FM), teens 15-14 and 17-16 (born 2003-04/ 2001-2002)

Note! No late registration to M/W 15-14 and 17-16!
Drafting is allowed!

Supersprint, fitness class

400m swimming, 10km cycling and 2,5km running
Start Saturday 1.9.2018, kl.16.50
Classes:

Men/ women, fitness

Käringsund Aquathlon Special

100m swimming, 1km running
Start Saturday 1.9.2018, kl.13.00
Classes:
Fitness

Olympic distance, general class and youth
Open Finnish Championships

1500m swimming, 40km cycling and 10km running
Start Saturday 1.9.2018, kl. 8.30 (men) and 8.35 (women)
Classes:
M/W general classes, M/W 19-18 (born 1999-2000) and M/W 23-20 (born 1995-98). Also paratriathlon- classes, the same age classification.

Note! No late registration to M/W 15-14 and 17-16!
Drafting is allowed!

Olympic distance, Masters- FM and fitness-classes
Open Finnish Championships

1500m swimming, 40km cycling and 10km running
Start Saturday 1.9.2018, kl. 14.20
Classes:
M/W 24-29, M/W 30-34, M/W 35-39, M/W 40-44, M/W 45-49, M/W 50-54, M/W 55-59, M/W 60-64, M/W 65-69, M/W 70-74, M/W 75- and men/ women fitness classes. Also paratriathlon- classes, the same age classification.

Note! No late registration to Masters- classes

Half distance, competition- and fitness classes

1900m swimming, 90km cycling and 21km running
Start Saturday 1.9.2018, kl.9.30

Classes:
M/W -24, M/W elite, M/W 30-39, M/W 40-49, M/W 50-59, M/W 60-69, M/W 70+ and men/ women fitness classes.