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Start 1 Adults blue-white string - on Saturday 2800 meters and on Sunday
Start 2 Adults blue-white string - on Saturday 1500 meters and on Sunday
Start 3 Children red-white string - on Saturday 900 meters and on Sunday
Note: the direction to start 3 is in the opposite direction as starts 1 and
No toilets in start area (only a small one on the way to start)
are along the string to the start, about 100 meters from the event
centre. All competitors use bibs
- two last
controls, strings lead to the finish.
all maps are in scale 1:10 000.
maps are in scale 1.15 000 in categories H/D21E, H/D21A, H/D21AL, H/D20, H/D18,
H/D16 ja H/D15. All other categories have maps in scale 1:10 000.
starts, distances and controls
Strings to the starts
Strings begin from the
guide pole in the event centre. The string to the starts 1 and 2 (adults) is
blue and white and the string to the start 3 (children) is red and white. The color of the string to the open orienteering (kuntosuunnistus) can be
seen in the guide pole.
Dressing, wash and toilets
No indoor available for
dressing. No club tents in the event center lack of space.
Washing place is in the beach. Washing only with water. Do not use washing
shampoos because of the protection of the environment.
Model control with emit checking unit is near the guide pole. Check your Emit
card works. Otherwise go directly to the info point. You can’t start with a
faulty Emit card.
All competitors use bibs. They are not collected back in the finish. Bibs are
the same in both days. H/D21E bibs are yellow, all the others are white
along the string to the start, about 100 meters from the event centre. Attach
the bib with your own safety-pins. A new bib is available at the info point. It
costs 2 euros.
Separate sheets of control descriptions are avallable in the start. Control
descriptions are not printed on the map.
Maps in the
All maps are covered with plastic. In the starts 1 and 2 the map size is in all
categories on Saturday A4 except
categories H21E, D21E, H18 ja
H40, where the map size is A3. On Sunday map size is A3 in all categoreis. In
the start 3 the map size is A4.
Restricted areas (out of bounds)
Some very deep marshes are in the restricted areas marked on the map. To go
there is completely prohibited and even dangerous.
The doctor is on duty in the event center. First-aid point is in the terrain. It
its marked on the map.
On Sunday all competitors
of start 1 and 2 have a
water refreshment point marked on the map. Besides E-categories have water
refreshment in one control marked in the control descriptions.
on Saturday – Note: starts 1 and 2 are in opposite direction than start 3
Start 1: 2.8
km, mostly road
Start 2: 1.5 km, mostly road
Start 3 (children): 0.9 km, mostly path
Start to open orienteer: 0.8 km (same direction as starts 1 and 2)
Distance on Sunday – Note: starts 1 and 2 are in opposite direction than
Start 1: 2.4
km, mostly road
Start 2: 2.3 km, mostly road
Start 3 (children): 1.0 km, mostly path
Start to open orienteering: 0.8 km (same direction as starts 1 and 2)
All strings start from the guide pole. Strings to starts 1 and 2 is blue and
white. Strings to start 3 (children) is red and white
At the start there is a list of all competitors, their bib numbers, start times
and Emit numbers. No toilets are in the starts.
descriptions and punching control slips are available in the start area before
you go to the start place.
- 4 minutes before your start time the bib (competitor number) is checked
- 3 minutes before your start time reset your emit card
- 2 minutes before your start time look the model map
-1 minute before your start time go near your map bucket
- at your start time take your map and start your run. You are responsible that
you have taken the right map. The string leads you to the K-point .
competitors go directly to the late start official
There is two last controls. Strings from them lead to the finish.
punction units are on the finnish line. Punching at the unit stops your time
counting. After the finish line the Emit card is checked. Maps are not collected
back in the finish.
finish you will find water refreshment point, Emit split time printing point and
disqualification clearing point.
competitors must go to the finish and inform at the Emit checking point that
they have interrupted their competition
Prizes are given according the total results of the both days. The number of
prizes in each category can be seen on the information board.
ceremonies are only in categories D21E, H21E, H/D14, H/D13 ja H/D12 sekä
H/D12TR. Three best will get prizes at the victory ceremony area.
All the other
prize winners will get their prizes from the prize tent after the results of
their category is confirmed. You will see this in the result list on the
At the info point you can pay your fees, rent Emit cards and get information
about all kind of problems considering to the competition
are rented at the info 3 euros/day. If you fail to return your emit card, you
must pay 60 euros. The change of Emit card number costs 2 euros.
Open orienteering is available. The entry, start and finish are in the same
place at the open orienteering point. Costs are 7 euros per day, 18 years and
younger pay 2 euros per day.
The start of
the open orienteering is in both days 800 meters from the event centre. The
string to the open orienteering starts from the guide pole. Emit cards are
used. You can rent the Emit card at the start point of the open oreinteering. It
costs 3 euros per day.
The finish of
the open orienteering is in the same place as the start. You must not come to
the finish of Suunto Games
Kindergarten is available in the event center. It is free.
Cafe and restaurant
In the event centre
Swinghil Cafe serves coffe, tea, refresment drinks, rolls and buns
orienteers of Helsingin Suunnistajat sell fried sausages.
Solvalla Sport Institute serves soup lunch with vegetables and bread
Smoking is prohibited everywhere in the event centre. Take, please, all your
garbage to waste containers.
All lost and found are collected to the info point. After competition you can
ask them by email synnove.miettinen(at)helsinginsuunnistajat.fi or by phone
+358-40 512 3288
cordially welcome to Suunto Games
chair of the organizing committee
by Kari Sane
sorry for all mistakes...