Things to do during the Kainuu Orienteering Week 4 - 9 July 2021

Suomussalmi and Kainuu in overall offer plenty of other activities during summer days for the days off. The nearby areas of Suomussalmi are full of amazing nature destinations, with possibilities to do hiking, trekking, mountain biking, canoeing and fishing.

From the Visit Kainuu pages you can find all the things happening in Suomussalmi other places of Kainuu region.

Wild Taiga´s website has also additional information about Suomussalmi and summertime activities.

You  can search for trekking and hiking routes from Kainuu outdoor activity map 

Kainuu Orienteering Week's other events

The program will be updated on the site during the spring.

Date Time Event
Sat 3.7. 6.00-23.00 Kainuu Trail Hossa National Park (Finland) trail running event
Kainuu Trail Hossa National Park (Finland) trail running event is a brand new trail running event in Finland and in the Finland´s newest national park - Hossa which was nominated as a national park on year 2017. In this Finnish trail running event we offer for trail runners all the perfect trail running trails, terrains, sceneries, and sightseeings of Hossa National Park´s area - and all these experiences during the one day.
- Running distances are: 10 km, 21 km, 38 km, 55 km and 78 km
- Check out the details from the competition pages
Mon 5.7. 10.00 am. MTBO FINLAND CUP and OPEN MTBO open courses orienteering
- Timetable:
In competition categories of MTBO Finland Cup's the first start is at 10.00 am. In open categories the first starts are at 10.00 am.
- Place/venue:
Suomussalmi's summer theater,https://goo.gl/maps/Z9UApPdS5m2YmpEL8
- Distances:
Middle distance
- Entry/registration:
-> Competition categories:
By using the IRMA-service:https://irma.suunnistusliitto.fi/irma/public/competition/view?id=25358&pageuuid=30d85e34-a9e5-4f16-9293-ca3c51312e89
-> Open courses (open orienteering):
By using the Rastilippu-service or on-site payment by cash or payment providers as follows: Eazybreak, SmartumPay, Edenred, ePassi and other Exercise Benefit Vouchers or MobilePay
- Entry steps and participation fees:
-> Competition categories:
1. ilmoporras 31.5.2021, 25€ aikuiset, lapset H/D 11-15 15€
2. ilmoporras 14.6.2021, 35€ aikuiset, lapset H/D 11-15 20€
-> Open courses (open orienteering): 10 €
- Organization:
Event manager and course setter Mika Häkkinen, course advisor Tommi Peltonen, result service Timo Kokko/Kokkens, starts Ilkka Nurminen, info Riikka Häkkinen
- Contact:
Mika Häkkinen, +358 40 7459032, mika@pihkafit.fi
- More information: MTBO Finland Cup's facebook-page: https://www.facebook.com/PysuSuomenCup
Mon 5.7. 14.00-17.00 Open sprint orienteering event, Jätkänpuisto/city centre of Suomussalmi
- Place: Event Centre (Jalonniemi, Suomussalmi Tourist Office)
- Tracks: A, B and C
- Map fee: 10 €
- We raffle among the all participants one (1) free participation to the 54th Kainuu Orienteering Week 4.-9.7.2021 Puolanka (Luhtakangas-Äikänvaara). Participation is either in competition categories or into the open categories.
- Additionally, the winners of the each tracks (A, B and C) will have the same price - one (1) free participation to the 54th Kainuu Orienteering Week 4.-9.7.2021 Puolanka (Luhtakangas-Äikänvaara). Participation is either in competition categories or into the open categories.
- NOTICE Kainuu O-Week´s 2020 the 1st stage´s winners prize-giving ceremony will be organized at 13.00-14.00 so just before the open sprint event
Wed 7.7. 11.00 am. MTBO FINLAND CUP and OPEN MTBO open courses orienteering
- Timetable:
In competition categories of MTBO Finland Cup's the first start is at 11.00 am. In open categories the first starts are at 11.00 am.
- Place/venue:
Kainuu O-Week's competition centre, Haverinen ski-centre,https://goo.gl/maps/5S1AkYwnrxfbYGaz8
- Distances:
Longer middle distance
- Entry/registration:
-> Competition categories:
By using the IRMA-service:https://irma.suunnistusliitto.fi/irma/public/competition/view?id=25358&pageuuid=30d85e34-a9e5-4f16-9293-ca3c51312e89
-> Open courses (open orienteering):
By using the Rastilippu-service or on-site payment by cash or payment providers as follows: Eazybreak, SmartumPay, Edenred, ePassi and other Exercise Benefit Vouchers or MobilePay
- Entry steps and participation fees:
-> Competition categories:
1. ilmoporras 31.5.2021, 25€ aikuiset, lapset H/D 11-15 15€
2. ilmoporras 14.6.2021, 35€ aikuiset, lapset H/D 11-15 20€
-> Open courses (open orienteering):
10 €
- Organization:
Event manager and course setter Mika Häkkinen, course advisor Tommi Peltonen, result service Timo Kokko/Kokkens, starts Ilkka Nurminen, info Riikka Häkkinen
- Contact:
Mika Häkkinen, +358 40 7459032, mika@pihkafit.fi
- More information:
MTBO Finland Cup's facebook-page: https://www.facebook.com/PysuSuomenCup

 

Other activities to do during the whole week

  • Training possibilities:
    Self-employed training maps and ready made trainings (will be published later in the spring on the Kainuu Orienteering Week website)

  • 6th - 8th of July: Open sprint orienteering, Jätkänpuisto/city centre of Suomussalmi
    • Place: Event Centre (Jalonniemi, Suomussalmi Tourist Office)
    • Dates: tuesday 6th July, wednesday 7th of July and thursday 8th of July
    • Time: same time when the Event Centre KOW-info is open
    • Tracks: A, B and C (Different tracks than in the open sprint orienteering event on monday!)
    • Map fee: 10 € / pc
    • We raffle among the all participants one (1) free participation to the 54th Kainuu Orienteering Week 3.-8.7.2022 Puolanka (Luhtakangas-Äikänvaara). Participation is either in competition categories or into the open categories.
    • Additionally, the runners with the fastest times of the each tracks (A, B and C) will have the same price - one (1) free participation to the 54th Kainuu Orienteering Week 3.-8.7.2022 Puolanka (Luhtakangas-Äikänvaara). Participation is either in competition categories or into the open categories.
  • Spa Kiannon Kuohut at Suomussalmi
    • Opening hours during KOW:
    • sun 4.7. at 12-20.30
    • mon 5.7. at 12-20.30
    • tue 6.7. at 12-20.30
    • wed 7.7. at 8-20.30
    • thu 8.7. at 12-20.30
    • fri 9.7. at 12-20.30
  • 3.7. Suomussalmi Centre - guided walking tour
    • Time: sat. 3.7.2021 starting at 13.00
    • Place: Starting at Suomussalmi Centre's quay, address: Viitostie 243
  • 5.7. Guided tour at Soiva Metsä
    • Time: mon 5.7.2021 starting at 17.30
    • Place: Starting from Suomussalmi's Summer thetre.
  • 7.7. Suomussalmi Centre - guided walking tour
    • Time: wed. 7.7.2021 starting at 17
    • Place: Starting at Suomussalmi City Centre's quay, address: Viitostie 243.
  • 10.7. Guided tour at Soiva Metsä
    • Time: sat 10.7.2021 starting at 17.30
    • Place: Starting from Suomussalmi's Summer theatre.

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