Press release

The 5th International SledDog Race «KALEVALA 2014» on 440 km

village Kalevala, Republic of Karelia, Russia
March 09-16, 2014   Annua lmulti-stage race since 2010
Organizers::  

Ministry of Youth, Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism of Karelia Republic
Regional noncommercial association Karelian Federation of Sleddog Sport
Administration of the municipal district of Kalevala
Travel Company «Welt-Karelia trips»

Distance:   The whole distance – 440 km
Itinerary:  

March 09, Race-prologue – 23km (township Kalevala – township Kalevala)
March 10, Stage 1 – 77km (township Kalevala – township Kalevala)
March 11, Stage 2 – 65km (village Voinitca – village Voinitca)
March 12, Stage 3 – 111km (village Voinitca – township Kalevala)
March 15, Stage 4 – 75km (township Kalevala – village Haikola)
March 16, Stage 5 – 75 km (village Haikola – township Kalevala)

Disciplines
and distances:
 

Skijoring:
1-2dogs – 23 km (Race-Prologue)
1-2 dogs – 100 km
2 dogs – 440 km

Teams:
6 dogs – 23km (Race – Prologue)
6 dogs – 100km
6-8 dogs + 2 (two) reserved – 440 km

Admission
requirements:
 

A musher should be over 18 y.o.

Dogs admission
requirements:
  Any breed can participate. The age of dogs should be over 18 months
Race theme:  


«WORLD'S LEGENDS ADVENTURE THROUGH THE KALEVALA LAND»

Contact Information:  
Sovetskaya str.28A, 186910, Kalevala, Republic of Karelia, Russia
    e-mail: kalevala2011@mail.ru
    tel.: +79214682288 Ozolin Edgar
          +79216045718 Voznuyk Kristina