Combination of five our favorite endurance sports in one series
Strömfors Outdoor is an outdoor sports, recreation, and wellbeing center in old Strömfors village 100 km east of Helsinki area.
Strömfors is surrounded by the beautiful Nordic nature where trails, hideouts, and the gentle streams of Kymi river set the scene for a perfect urban escape. We offer all inclusive guided tours, themed courses, accommodation, active holiday packages, yoga classes and retreats, and swimrun racing and training.
Storm & Fors Endurance Racing Series 2021
Storm & Fors Endurance racing series is an ultimate outdoor challenge.
Storm & Fors is a combination of five our favorite endurance sports in one series, all held during the spring, summer and fall 2021 in Strömfors.
This series not an ordinary event, nor it was designed to be a walk in the park. Strom & Fors is a true challenge, something extraordinary to train for, to look forward to.
So pick your favourite sports or tackle the whole series, you decide, because everyone who gets through all five discipline is already a winner, a true champion of Outdoors.
Storm & Fors Paddling 30k 15.5.
Out and back paddling competition from Strömfors to Hirvikoski and back.
Paddling route is straight forward and crosses two lakes that might provide so choppy waters. Most of the route is sheltered river and very easy to navigate. Some stream is expected close to turning point at Hirvikoski.
Rules for the event are fairly simple, you can participate with any paddling equipment you prefer: Surfski’s, Kayaks, Canoes and SUP boards are all allowed, as long as you paddle.
Nordic Gravel series Gravel event 12.6.
A close to perfect gravel route takes you around beautiful Strömfors river delta area 130k, 74k and 40k.
The longest distance of Nordic Gravel Series, 130k is also a part of Storm & Fors endurance racing series.
More info and registrations for individual event at nordicgravelseries.com
Storm & Fors Openwater swimming 10.7.
9k river swim around Strömfors island.
Outside of Storm & Fors series we also offer 1.5k and 3k open water swimming competitions. All held in sheltered river with nice water temperature of June.
Strömman Triathlon 25.7.
Organized first time in July 2020 it was immediately an instant success and is now part of Suomen Cup.
Strömman is held at Strömfors with cozy atmosphere along the course. Event has some special twist that makes it very different from the other races in Finland: A river swim, undulating bike leg along the roads closed from traffic and a gravel run with two steep hills.
Both distances Sprint and Olympic are held on Sunday 25.7.
Escape from Svartholma Swimrun 15.8.
Fifth edition of Escape from Svartholma and third of Swimrun Sprint - this is where it all started.
Our main event, Escape from Svartholma Swimrun competition is an epic race from Svartholma fortress to Strömfors, total of 31k. This year it is also a part of Storm & Fors Endurance racing series. Together with Strömfors Sprint on 14.8. they are races not to be missed.
Storm & Fors Trailrun 21k, 2.10.
Challenging trail run in Strömfors surroundings, some good elevation with very nice trails.
21k of trails at Kukul and Särkjärvi areas, Start and finish at Strömfors Outdoor Factory.