"KALEVALA 2014" day-by-day

March 05-07 2014
  Arrival. Accomodation.
March 08 2014
10.00 - 15.30 Registration. Obligatory veterinarian check. Equipment check.
16.00 Organizational meeting. Drawing.
19.00 Opening cocktail. Come together. Press-conference.
March 09 2014
11.00 Kalevala Central Stadium. Participants can enter only with a pass. Parking. Organizing stake-outs.
12.00 Opening ceremony "KALEVALA 2014". (March-in, raising the flag, the Marshall's vow).
13.00 Start of the «Prologue-race». Distance 23 km. Actual distance 18 km.
  Entertaining program, attraction, animation.
19.00 Mushers meeting. Summing-up the results of «Prologue-race».
March 10 2014
10.00 Start-finish in township Kalevala (camping base "WelT"). Distance 77 km. Checkpoint 33 km. Changes.Start at the lake Noluti - finish at the township Kalevala. Actual distance 82,6 km
19.00 Mushers meeting. Summing-up the results of 100 km distance race.
March 11 2014
15.00 Start in township Kalevala (camping base "WelT") – finish in Voinica village. Distance 65 km. Checkpoint 32 km. Overnight at Voinica. Changes. Start at the lake Noluti - finish at the township Kalevala. Distance 105 km.
19.00 Mushers meeting.
March 12 2014
15.00 Start at Voinica – finish in Kalevala (camping base "WelT"). Distance 111 km. Checkpoint-1 30 km, Checkpoint- 2 60 km, Checkpoint- 3 76 km.    Changes. Day-off    
19.00 Mushers meeting
March 13 2014
11.00 Day-off. Entertaining program for participants. Changes. Start at the lake Korpiyarvi area, a turn at the village Yuvalaksha (reverse traffic) - finish at the lake Korpiyarvi area. Distance 60 km  
March 14 2014
16.00 Day-offChanges. Start at the lake Noluti - finish at the Kalevala. Distance 82,6 km
12.00 Seminar with the race Marshall.
  Mushers meeting.
March 15 2014
09.00 Start in Kalevala (camping base "WelT") – finish in village Haikola. Distance 75 km. Overnight in HaikolaChanges. Day-off. Excursion in the village of Haykolya for participants.
19.00 Mushers meeting.
March 16 2014
07.00 Reversed start in Haikola – finish in Kalevala (camping base "WelT"). Distance 75 km. Changes. Start at the lake Noluti - finish at the township Kalevala, at the Airport area . Distance 80 km.
19.00 Culture Center. Awarding ceremony.
22.00 Celebratory standing dinner.
March 17-20 2014
  Departure.