Only a sincere love of two beings with the big hearts: The Man and The Dog, has a power to conquer the icy expanses of the Karelian taiga.
From 12 to 18 March 2011 in North Karelia in township Kalevala will be held for the second time the SledDog Race «KALEVALA 2011». For explorers of snowy taiga were developed 3 routes of different lengths with transit nights spending in the forest homes.
Route №1 - 70 km;
Route №2 - 150 km;
Route №3 - 220 km;
The total kilometrage of all routes is 440 km. All routes are circular. Start and finish are produced from the porch of the hotel complex. The route’s width is 1,5-2,5 meters. The preparation and marking of routes are provided in accordance with the requirements of the International Federation of SledDog Sports (IFSS).
The disciplines of the race:
Skijoring (1-2 dogs)
Dogsled - Class D
Dogsled – Class C
Dogsled – Class B
Dogsled – Class A
The race is held with the assistance of the administration of the national Kalevala’s district and Kalevala’s urban settlement;
The Organizers of the race are:
- the travel agency «WelT – the Karelian Travels» http://kalevala.com.ru
- SportClub «RIFUS» http://scrifus.ru/
To leave the application form and to get a full description of the race you can by E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Here you can see also the video from our last race at the same place in Karelia