Fin5 Orienteering 2021 Event in Kuusamo
Original dates were 5.-10.7.2020. If you have signed in to FN5 for 2020, your booking is valid (more information from the organizer).
This event will gather participants from 15-20 different countries; Finns and Russians have been in majority during earlier years.
FIN5 accommodation benefit at Rukan Salonki: -15 % discount from list prices
Rukan Salonki Chalets & Veskaranta Sky View Villas offer accommodation in cottages and apartments without breakfast. All cottages and apartments have a fully equipped kitchen. 15 % discount from list prices is available during the event on 10.-17.2021. Bookings: email@example.com.
FIN5 Orienteering Event Program (preliminary)
10:00 Opening Ceremonies, Posio Kirintövaara
11:00 1. stage, middle distance, Posio Kirintövaara
10:00 2. stage, long distance, Posio Kirintövaara
19:00 Price giving ceremonies for 1. and 2. stage winners, Ruka village, Scenery Tower Tykky
19:00 Activity Evening for families, Ruka village, Scenery Tower Tykky
Activity day for orienteerers at Ruka, Kuusamo and Posio
10:00 3. stage, middle distance, Kuusamo Meskusvaara
10:00 4. stage, middle distance, Kuusamo Meskusvaara
19:00 Price giving ceremonies for 3. and 4. stage winners, Ruka village, Scenery Tower Tykky
9:00 5. stage, long distance, Kuusamo Meskusvaara
18:00 Price giving ceremonies at Ruka village, Scenery Tower Tykkyi
19:00 Orienteering Week Finishing Event, Ruka village, Restaurant Scandic Rukahovi
Terrain on all competition areas is typical Finnish North-Eastern forest with locally large elevations, yet open and runnable. Stages 3-5 will be located in areas that have not been used for competitions earlier.
Competition village and competition centres
Competition village is located in Ruka village. Competition centre is located in Ruka Conference Centre, Hotel Scandic Rukahovi. Services available at competition village: info, hotels, apartments, restaurants, shops, activity providers, orienteering gear shops, sales and exhibition tents.
Competition centres are located appr. 33-63 km from Ruka. Two first stages are competed in Posio, Kirintövaara ski resort. Three last competitions will be held in Kuusamo Meskusvaara (one competition centre). Services available at competition centres: info, first aid, signposts, dining, cafe and kiosk services, washing facilities and toilets. Additional services will be announced at the competition home page.
Classes and registration
Organizers: The Finnish Orienteering Federation, Kuusamon Erä-Veikot and Posion Pyrintö
Bring a packed lunch and a bottle of water along!
Duration approx. 4 hours, circular path is approx. 8 kms. Hiking is suitable from 7-8 years up to all.
Valid safety instructions and regulations apply. Check instructions for sign-in at ruka.fi/en/ruka-summer-programme-for-free.
Meeting point is next to the Tykky-Tower and Piste-rental at Ruka Village center.
Events take place in all weather conditions, dress according to the weather.