Information

General

Start and finish will take place at Stundars in Solf (Stundarsvägen 5, 65450 Solf). Link to map.

 

Distances, Competition Classes and Registration Fees

Marathon –  the ‘Meteorite Marathon’

  • Men: General class, M40, M50 and M60
  • Women: General class, W40 and W50
  • Registration fee: 30 €

Half Marathon – the ‘Meteorite Half’

  • Men: General class, M40, M50 and M60
  • Women: General class, W40 and W50
  • Registration fee: 25 €

10 km – the ‘Meteorite Ten’

  • Men: General class, M16
  • Women: General class, W16
  • Excercise class (no timekeeping)
  • Registration fee: 20 €

5 km – the ‘Meteorite Five’

  • Excercise class without timekeeping
  • Competition class for juniors  Girls 14 / Boys 14
  • Registration feee: 10 €

2.5 km – the ‘Junior Meteorite’

  • Juniors (no age restriction)
  • No timekeeping
  • Registration fee: 5 €

1.2 km – the ‘Mini Meteorite’

  • Juniors (no age restriction)
  • No timekeeping
  • Registration fee: 5 €

Registration via the web page up until 10 pm on 7 August 2018. For registrations after the said time, the registration fee for the Meteorite Marathon, the Meteorite Half, and the Meteorite Ten is increased by 10 € and the registration fee for the Meteorite Five by 5 € (no increased registration fee for juniors under 16 years of age). The registration fee is non-refundable. On the spot registration no later than one hour prior to the respective start of the official distances. Registration for the exercise and junior classes can still be done thirty minutes prior to start. Surprise prize raffle organized among those who have registered in advance.

Time Schedule During the Event

The competition office and parking open at 8 am on the competition day. The cafeteria opens at 10 am.

Start times:

  • 10 am: Meteorite Marathon
  • 11 am: Meteorite Five (exercise class and juniors)
  • 11.01 am: Junior Meteorite (2.5 km) (Juniors)
  • 11.02 am: Mini Meteorite (1.2 km) (Juniors)
  • 11.45 am: Meteorite Ten (10 km and exercise class)
  • 12.00 am: Meteorite Half

NB! The finish closes at 4 pm. Lapping to take place by 12.45 pm at the latest.

The prize ceremonies for the Meteorite Ten and Meteorite Five will take place at approx. 12.30 pm and those for the Meteorite Marathon and the Meteorite Half at 2.30 pm.

Preparation for Long Distance Races

Please find more information here (currently only in Finnish) on how to best prepare for a long distance race.

Awarding of Start Numbers

Start envelopes are handed out to all runners at the competition office.  The envelope contains a start number, a map of the area and a feed-back form.

Changing Facilities, Storage and Showers

Changing rooms and showers are available at Solf School for the participants. Sign posts from Solfvägen. Bags can be stored at the competition office during the competition.

Warm Up

Warm ups are organized by LadyLine prior to all distances:

  • 9.40 am for the Meteorite Marathon
  • 10.40 am for the Meteorite Five and the junior distances
  • 11.25 am for the Meteorite Ten and the Meteorite Half

Refreshment stations

Refreshment stations will be placed at 4 km intervals. Water and sports drink (Maxim) are available at the refreshment stations.  In the event of warm weather (with a temperature in excess of 20 degrees) an unmanned refreshment station (water only) will also be available (Markvägen). At two of the refreshment stations passed by the marathon and half marathon runners, pickled cucumber, raisins and Coca Cola (the refreshment station by the Söderfjärden restaurant) will be served.  Junior runners will be served cordial in the finishing area.

Other

The open air pool will be open until 4 pm and entry is free of charge for all runners. All marathon and half marathon runners will receive a food bag after the competition. Cafeterias are available in the competition area and in Cirkas shop in the Stundars courtyard. The cafeterias open at 10 am.

Competition Officer: Martin Råholm

Speaker: Anders Westergård

Prize Officer: Martta Palola and Matilda Byholm

Information Officer: Camilla Svedberg-Smeds (e-mail: camilla.svedberg-smeds@fimnet.fi)