Downhill Swim 2022

Saturday, 23rd July, 2022 07:00

WELCOME TO THE MOST EXCITING SWIMMING EVENT OF THE SUMMER!

A unique open water swimming event at Oulanka River on Saturday 23.7.2022.

Challenge yourself and your pair in this great event in the beautiful sceneries of Oulanka National Park! Participants register and progress in pairs. The total distance of 24 km includes transitions of about 4 km, which are completed by foot. Also shorter 12 km distance available.

Mandatory equipment includes a neoprene wetsuit, swimming goggles, swimming cap, safety floating device and neoprene slippers. Every couple carries also a mobilee phone in their safery floating device. You do not have to be a superman or superwomen, ordinary swimming skills and good physical condition is enough. Slow running river and the floating effect of the neoprene wetsuit assist in the challenge. 

Number of participants:
100 pairs for 24 km 
50 pairs for 12 km

REGISTRATION FEES

Long distance 42 km: 449 e/pair (sold out)
Short distance 12 km: 349 e/pair (sold out)

More info: https://www.ruka.fi/en/events/downhill-swim

Venue Information

Ruka-Kuusamo
Rukatunturintie 9,
93830, Rukatunturi, FI
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