Participants before February 20th For participants Photos from the route, taken on Thursday 21st There are some bad spots without snow, but we are dealing with them.
Euroloppet is one of the biggest Ski Marathon Series and it presents events to all skiing enthusiasts. Euroloppet's Ski Marathon Calendar contains information of several skiing events around the Europe including events that are not part of Euroloppet family. Finnish events part of Euroloppet family are Jyväskylä Ski Marathon ja [...]
The school of Niinisalo is closed in 2019 and is no longer available for accommodation. But we are happy to tell you that substitutative accommodation is available at the school of Jämijärvi (approximately 20 km from Niinisalo). The accommodation and transports are organized by Välimatkat Oy. Mattresses [...]
Sports institute Varala´s coach Jari Salmi made training program for those who have set their target to Pirkka. After yesterdays resting day, today it´s time for a endurance exercise. You find this program by clicking the link here. Sadly training program is only in Finnish.
Tour De Pirkka consists of four big sports events in Tampere area: Pirkka Ski Race, Pirkka Cycling, Pirkka Rowing and Pirkka Forest Run. When you participate in all these events during the same calendar year (ski 90 km, cycle min. 134 km, row [all series] and jogging [...]
While the cold winter days are here again, it is time to set your personal target for your ski season. Pirkka Ski Race with three different lengths is just perfect for this. Pirkka Ski Race will be held on Sunday March 3rd and Reppuhiihto "Backpack Ski" without [...]
Lassi Raami has done the Tour De Pirkka twice. On the years 2014 and 2017 he had already been involved with Pirkka Cycling, Rowing and Jogging, but after the army Lassi hasn´t skied at all. On those years Pirkka Ski Race was cancelled and Tour De Pirkka [...]
After Reppu-Pirkka, BackBag Ski it´s time to publish all the results. Over 2000 participants, 1860 crossed the finish line. Now it´s good to move towards the Pirkka Cycling. Pirkka Ski Race, results Our new Ski kings 2018; 50 Pirkka Ski Races now done. Congratulations Erkki Ranne, Timo [...]
Pyörä- ja suksihuolto Sampo has a ski wax service at the Niinisalo school from Saturday 2pm to Sunday 6am. Payments should be in cash only. Inquiries +358 44 2545 115.
Start shares last minute tips with the ski waxing in local sport shops. Timetables of demonstrations on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3th are found on Startex own facebook pages. Waxing recommendations are also published, only in finnish (pdf)