Suunto Games 2014
June 7th to 8th 2014
Route to Suunto Games
Suunto Games are at usual time in June one week before Jukola Relay. So it offers a good opportunity for Jukola trainings.
The venue is in Tervalampi, Vihti some 40 kilometers northwest from Helsinki. All the competition terrain is on the the Western side of Nuuksio National Park. The competitions are held at the special permission of state environment authorities (ELY-centre).
Old masters still run fast to the finish
Suunto Games is a two day competition. Saturday program is a middle distance race and on Sunday a long distance race. In both days all categories have an individual start.
Open orienteering is available in both days, too. The terrain and all controls are just the same used in Suunto Games. You can select among several different courses.
Foreign orienteers give an international atmosphere to Suunto Games
During the week after Suunto Games you have possibilities for training in several open orienteering events. You will find them every evening in the surroundings of Helsinki. Maybe you knew that at this time of the summer nights in Finland are bright for a long time.
Open orienteerig events are listed in the table below. More information (distances, costs, links, etc. will be here later when the Greater Helsinki Area Open Orienteering Calendar is published.
Junior orienteers enjoy also in Suunto Games
OPEN ORIENTEERING EVENTS IN HELSINKI SURROUNDINGS 9-12.6.2014
Open the map to see the venues
9.6. Iltarastit - Solvalla - Map
10.6. Espoorastit -
10.6. RR-rastit -
11.6. Aluerastit -
11.6. RaVi-rastit - |
12.6. KU-rastit -
12.6. HyRa-rastit - Kaukas
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Course setter receives comments from the satisfied orienteers
Cafe and first aid services are available as usual. Also several orienteering equipment traders will have their shops in the event center.
We have also a famous child care (crèche/kindergarten), many parents come to Suunto Games only because their children want to go to child care event. Besides it is possible for parents to ask split starts.
Eager excitement - elite orienteers are starting soon
During Suunto Games the holiday season in Finland has not started yet. So there will be plenty of good and reasonable priced hotels available in Helsinki and its the neighborhood cities of Espoo and Vantaa. There is also several low-cost hostels available
Suunto Games speakers have a long tradition
Helsingin Suunnistajat and Suunto cordially welcome you to Suunto Games
Chair of the Organisation Committee