Welcome to the most exciting swimming event of the summer!
A unique open water swimming event at Oulanka River on Saturday 20.7.2024.
Challenge yourself and your pair in this great event in the beautiful sceneries of Oulanka National Park! Participants register and progress in pairs. The total distance of 24 km includes transitions of about 4 km, which are completed by foot. Also shorter 12 km distance available.
Mandatory equipment includes a neoprene wetsuit, swimming goggles, swimming cap, safety floating device and neoprene slippers. Every couple carries also a mobilee phone in their safery floating device. You do not have to be a superman or superwomen, ordinary swimming skills and good physical condition is enough. Slow running river and the floating effect of the neoprene wetsuit assist in the challenge.
The long distance can accommodate 111 pairs, the short distance accommodates 105 pairs. Registration fees:
12 km: 379 €/pair
24 km: 489 €/pair
The registration fee includes, among other things, transportation from Ruka to Oulankajoki and back, service and safety during the event, swim pictures, and a finish line package including food, hot tubs, and the works.
Update on 21.11.2023: Downhill Swim 2024 is fully booked. Sign in for the waiting list by e-mail: kalle.kotiranta(at)ironcoaching.fi.
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