Classes, distances and start times 2021

The Käringsund – relay will this year be a short super sprint i.a. 200m swimming, 6km cycling and 2km running. One team consists of three participants and they choose if they participate in the competition class where all three participants do all the components  or if they participate in the Fun & Joy-class where each team participant do only one part of the relay.

New for 2021 is that everyone who participates in an individual start on Saturday can participate in the relay on Friday for free!
Registration code for free registration for the relay will be found in the confirmation email when you sign up for a individual start!
NOTE! Everyone in a relay team must be registered for a individual start for the code to be used. Please contact us at info@alandevent.com if all team member won´t participate on Saturday!

The race enthusiasts are offered a serious competition in men’s and women’s general categories in  olympic- and halfdistance, young people in supersprint and thereto young people and general class sprint.
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 there are completion classes for M/W 13, M/W 15 and in sprint for M/W 17 and general M/W
The happy amateurs can participate in open classes in both olympic- and half-distance and in the sprint and supersprint. According to the rules and requirements for the open classes 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).

Käringsund Open Water, that was new last year, will also be a part of the event this year! It´s a 1900m open water – swim challenge that starts from M/S Michael Sars.
The ½ distance participants ans also the competition classes in the olympic distance  continues to have their start from M/S Michael Sars!

Real open water swimming!
The start is 1500-1900m off the beach and the swimming beginns with 900-1300 m swimming in really open water west of Åland, which means
that the conditions can be rough  – it depends on what the weather gods decide! The last about 600m takes place in the calm and beautiful bay of Käringsund, Eckerö.

 

 

In 2021 you can choose from the following categories:

Käringsund-relay

Short supersprint distance – 200m swimming, 6km cycling och 2km running
Start Friday 27.8.2021 at 17.00
Classes: 
Competition, men (incl. mixed)/ women
all three participants do all the components
Fun & Joy (open class)
each team participant do only one part of the relay

New for 2021 is that everyone who participates in an individual start on Saturday can participate in the relay on Friday for free!
Registration code for free registration for the relay will be found in the confirmation email when you sign up for a individual start!
NOTE! Everyone in a relay team must be registered for a individual start for the code to be used. Please contact us at info@alandevent.com if all team member won´t participate on Saturday!

 

Minitriathlon

Toddlers
Approx. 20m swimming/ wading, 300m cycling and 300m running. No timing, no age-limit.
Start Saturday 28.8.2021, kl. 12.00
No agelimit

Kids boys & girls 9-11 (born 2012 or later/ 2010-11)
100m swimming, 3km cycling and 1km running
Start Saturday 28.8.2021, kl. 14.00
Classes:
boys/girls 9 (born 2012 or later), boys/girls 11 (born 2010-11 )

Supersprint, M/W 13-15

400m swimming, 10km cycling and 2,5km running
Start Saturday 28.8.2021, kl. 16.45
Classes: M/W 13 (born 2008 or later), M/W 15 (born 2006-07)

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

Supersprint, open class

400m swimming, 10km cycling and 2,5km running
Start Saturday 28.8.2021, kl. 16.50
Classes:
Open class (men/ women)

Sprint, M/W 17 and general M/W

750m swimming, 20km cycling and 5km running
Start Saturday 28.8.2021, kl.14.20
Classes: M/W 17 (born 2003-2004) and general M/W

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

Sprint, open class

750m swimming, 20km cycling and 5km running
Start Saturday 28.8.2021, kl.14.25
Classes: Open class (men/ women)

Käringsund Aquathlon Special

100m swimming, 1km running (or cycling, wheelchair – optional aids allowed)
Start Saturday 28.8.2021, kl.13.00
Classes:
Open class

Olympic distance, competition classes

1500m swimming, 40km cycling and 10km running
Start Saturday 28.8.2021, kl.10.30 (from M/S Michael Sars)
Note! Meet up at Eckerö linjen- terminal in Berghamn at 10.00 am!
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+

Olympic distance, open classes

1500m swimming, 40km cycling and 10km running
Start Saturday 28.8.2021, kl.14.25
Classes: Open class (men/ women)

Half distance, competition- and open classes

1900m swimming, 90km cycling and 21km running
Start Saturday 28.8.2021, kl.9.30 (from M/S Michael Sars)
Note! Meet up at Eckerö linjen- terminal in Berghamn at 8.45 am!
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 open class (men/ women)

Käringsund Open Water

1900m swimming
Start Saturday 28.8.2021, kl.9.35 (from M/S Michael Sars)
Note! Meet up at Eckerö linjen- terminal in Berghamn at 8.45!
Classes: General M/W