Great Trail; went through awesome scenery! Lovely organizers, aid teams as well as fellow runners ;)
Challenge the spring of Kuusamo! NUTS Karhunkierros 26-27 May 2017. 31km, 53km, 80km and 160km trail run.
Best bits of Karhunkierros –trail: Route follows “Pieni Karhunkierros” where you’ll find spectacular scenery at Konttainen and Valtavaara finishing to Ruka Ski Village.
BUFF® Trail Tour Finland -event. Trail starts from Oulanka Visitor Centre hugging rugged riverbanks and passing by Finland’s most impressive water fall, Kiutaköngäs, followed by aapa mires and forested hills of Ruka. Are you prepared to challenge the fastest trail runners of Finland or are you testing your own stamina on longer-than-marathon adventure?
“The Original”. This is the race from where it all begun by few runners on 2012 growing to one of the most discussed trail adventures in Finland. When hiking, Karhunkierros -trail can take up to seven days to complete - are You running it within one day?
Ultra Trail Tour Finland -event. Demanding race where you will sense the spring of Oulanka Nature park both night and day. This race will not only test your physical stamina, but also your mental health – are You prepared enough? Runners of this race starts from Ruka Ski Village heading to Hautajärvi, Karhunkierros Visitor Centre - and back. From this race you will collect maximum amount of UTMB / ITRA points.
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Race Buses to Starting points
You can book a seat on registration to race buses costing 9 eur. Those who are running 160km: as the start is from Ruka Ski Village You do not need any bus ticket!
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NUTS Karhunkierros trail run dates for coming years are set for 26-27 May 2017 and 25-26 May 2018. NUTS reserve the right to change these dates.