Outdoor Racing
Two unique and challenging pair races
Strömfors Bike X Pair 1.5.
A Challenging Cross Country Running And Bike Race
Kick off your racing season in this unique event that takes place on the trails and hills around Strömfors. As the name indicates, Strömfors Bike X Pair is a pair race that combines trail running and riding. So pick up your training buddy and sign up!

Who is this for?
Anybody who is fit to run or ride 20km and has a friend who can do the same.

Price:
80 Eur/pair

The race:
Strömfors Bike X Pair introduces a new and fun racing format that challenges teams to utilize individual strengths wisely. This is how it goes down: A team of two persons has a challenging course to conquer with one bike of their own choosing. We recommend either MTB or CX bike because the race course will be somewhat technical and conditions potentially wet and muddy. The competitors can freely decide who rides and who runs. You may take turns in riding/running and you may carry the bike if you want. However, you must start and finish the race together both with your partner and the bike.

For spectators and support teams there's Café Ström & Fors which offers great coffee and tasty snacks along with music and first of May specialities. We welcome everybody to stay after the race and enjoy Vappu picnic together.

What’s included?
• Racing bib
• Locker rooms and showers

What do you need to bring?
• Your racing partner
• One bike (MTB or XC bikes recommended)
• Appropriate racing outfit
• Dry clothes
• Whatever you want for your Vappu picnic (optional but highly recommended!)

Date, time, and location:
• 1.5.2018 at Strömfors Outdoor Factory
• 12.00 race info
• 13.00 race start

A detailed race course and instructions will be published in April.
Strömfors Swimrun – Escape from Svartholma 2018
Registration for the second edition of Escape from Svartholma Swimrun is open! We welcome all participants to this unique Swimrun challenge with the best course and after race atmosphere of the whole Swimrun race circuit.
Race will be held on Saturday 1.9.2018 and follows mainly the same route than the first Strömfors Swimrun 2017. Some modifications will be made to last parts of the race, these are finalized during spring 2018.

Download last year’s route map here

Starting from Svartholm fortress island at Loviisa, historical course follows the nation border from 1743. Total distance of this challenging race is 30 km, consisting on 11 swims of 5.5 kms and 12 runs of 24.5 kms. Swims are mostly sheltered sea swims, last legs are swam in the river with a little current. Runs are done on fast rolling sand roads and forest trails.

The Race is held as a pair race where participating pair can be mixed or same gender. All racers must have a valid insurance on the race day.

Registration fees:
140 € /pair (until 30.3.2018)
150 € /pair (until 1.8.2018)
160 € /pair (until 15.8.2018, registration closes)

In case you want to have more detailed information, please contact the route master Topi Lintukangas: 040 1676 300 | [email protected]

We welcome you to join this unique racing experience!
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