Classes, distances and start times 2019

In the Open Finnish Championships in team relay there are teams of three people, of which at least one need to be female. Each team member must in turn complete a short supersprint (200m swimming – 6km cycling – 2km running), the second shall be carried out by a woman.

In the Open Finnish Championships in team relay, there are the following classes:

  1. General – 3 persons, of whom at least one female that does the second race.
  2. Youth – 3 people where all persons are 19 years or younger (born 2000 or later). At least one female participant who does the second race.
  3. Masters – 3 persons whose total age is at least 130 years. At least one female participant who does the second race.

The Käringsund – relay have four different classes!
As a team you can choose between elite- (men- and mixed team togehter) , women-, company- or family classes (men-, women- and mixed team togehter). In the companyclass all three members must be employees at the same company. In the Familyclass the members must be related to each other as children, siblings, husband/ wife and grandparents. If three generations are represented in the same team they will get a 10min deduction of their total time.

The race enthusiasts are offered a serious competition in men’s and women’s general categories in  olympic- and halfdistance and for young people in supersprint.
The olympic distance offers the competition classes M/W 19, M/W elite, M/W 30-39, M/W 40-49, M/W 50-59, M/W 60-69 and M/W 70+.
Half-distance have the following competition-classes M/W -24, M/W elite, M/W 30-39, M/W 40-49, M/W 50-59, M/W 60-69 and M/W 70+.
In Supersprint the are completion classes for M/W 13, M/W 15 and M/W 17.
The happy amateurs can participate in women’s or men’s fitness categories in both olympic- and half-distance and in the supersprint. According to the rules and requirements for the fitness categories the contestant shall wear e.g. an approved helmet and safe equipment.

For younger children (up to 11 years) there are both toddlers’ and kids’ starts. Käringsund Aquathlon Special is meant for children and adults who have some form of mental retardation or special needs. In Aquathlon participants swim and run, no biking. In Aquathlon you first swim with the equipment you need and then you run (or cycling, wheelchair – optional aids allowed)

In 2019 you can choose from the following categories:

Open Finnish Championships in team relay

3 x supersprint – 200m swimming, 6km cycling och 2km running. All participants complete in turn a supersprint
Start Friday 30.8.2019, kl.16.30
Classes: Generel, youth (born 2000 or later) and Masters (total age is at least 130 years)

Käringsund-relay

1 x sprintdistance – 750m swimming, 20km cycling och 5km running, one course for each contestant.
Start Friday 30.8.2019, kl.18.00
Classes:
Elite-, women-, company- and familyclasses.

Minitriathlon

Toddlers
Approx. 20m swimming/ wading, 300m cycling and 300m running. No timing, no age-limit.
Start Saturday 31.8.2019, kl. 12.00

Kids boys&girls 9-11 (born 2010 or later/ 2008-09)
100m swimming, 3km cycling and 1km running
Start Saturday 31.8.2019, kl.14.00

Supersprint, P/F 13-17

400m swimming, 10km cycling and 2,5km running
Start Saturday 31.8.2019, kl.16.45
Classes: M/W 13 (born 2006-07), M/W 15 (born 2004-05) and M/W 17-16 (born 2002-03)

Drafting is allowed with road bikes, other non-drafting!

Supersprint, fitness class

400m swimming, 10km cycling and 2,5km running
Start Saturday 31.8.2019, kl.16.50
Classes:
Men/ women, fitness

Käringsund Aquathlon Special

100m swimming, 1km running (or cycling, wheelchair – optional aids allowed)
Start Saturday 31.8.2019, kl.13.00
Classes:
Fitness

Olympic distance, competition classes

1500m swimming, 40km cycling and 10km running
Start Saturday 31.8.2019, kl.14.20
Classes: M/W 19, M/W elite, M/W 30-39, M/W 40-49, M/W 50-59, M/W 60-69 and M/W 70+

Drafting is allowed!

Olympic distance, fitness-classes

1500m swimming, 40km cycling and 10km running
Start 31.8.2019, kl.14.25
Classes: Men/ women, fitness

Half distance, competition- and fitness classes

1900m swimming, 90km cycling and 21km running
Start 31.8.2019, kl.9.30 (from M/S Michael Sars)
Note! Meet up at Eckerö linjen- terminal in Berghamn at 8.45!
Classes: M/W -24, M/W elite, M/W 30-39, M/W 40-49, M/W 50-59, M/W 60-69, M/W 70+ and men/ women fitness classes.