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The 42st Pirkka Cycling Event takes place on Sunday June 9th and Night Cycling Event on Friday June 14th

1. ENTRY FEES

SARJAT 1.5. asti 2.5. – 4.6. At the start
Pirkka’s Tour 2017 km 51 € 55 € 65 €
Classic Tour 134 km 45 € 50 € 60 €
Pirkka’s Pyhä 40 km 20 € 20 € 25 €
Pirkka’s Pyhä 40 km / family 37 € 37 € 45 €
The Little One 4 km 12 € 12 € 17 €
The Little One 4 km / perhe 25 € 25 € 30 €
Night Cycling 134 km 32 € 42 € 50 €
Pirkka’s Tour + Night Cycling 75 €
Classic Tour + Night Cycling 70 €

No group discount for package prices.
Should extraordinary circumstances prevent an event taking place, the organisers reserve the right to retain a part of the entry fee.

2. THE ENTRY FEE INCLUDES

  • Refreshments at the service points along the course and at the finish *
  • A soup meal served at the finish point *
  • Medals for those who complete the race
  • Start number and annual sticker to keep
  • Lottery prizes for those who complete the race
  • Services at the Ice Hockey Hall (showers, equipment storage, parking
  • Bicycle repair service (there is a charge for the spare parts)
  • First aid
  • Transportation to the finish area for those who failed to complete the course
  • Accident insurance by Turva

* The night cycling has only one service point. No meal served at the finish point.

3. ONLINE REGISTRATION VIA WEB STORE

You can sign up for all our events by using our web store. In January you can also make the entry to Tour De Pirkka. Registration via web store supports only Finnish bank accounts. Online registration ends June 4, 2018.

Foreigners can also make entries by email toimisto(at)pirkankierros.fi. For them, it’s possible to make the payment beforehand or at the starting place. In every case, we observe the date when your registration has arrived, although the actual payment can happen also at the starting place. If you wish to pay beforehand, here is the international information of our bank account:

via Swift: Pirkka Cycling, Lindforsinkatu 5, 33720 Tampere
IBAN nr: FI60 1443 3000 1131 98 with Nordea Bank plc, Finland
Swift address: NDEAFIHH

4. PERSONAL REFERENCE NUMBER

If you have been participating in two previous years you’ll receive a personal reference number by post in April (only in Finland). The personal reference number can be used to pay the entry fee without registration. If your personal reference number is missing or there have been changes in your personal data (sports club, address etc.) please register via web store. Your personal data will be updated to our customer register.

Pirkka Cycling’s account number is NORDEA IBAN FI60 1443 3000 1131 98

 

5. REGISTRATION IN OUR OFFICES

You can also visit our office in Hervanta (add Lindforsinkatu 5, Tampere). Opening hours can be seen below. The office will have extended opening hours near the event.

Late entries are possible in our race office at Hakametsä Ice Hockey Hall during the event weekend on Saturday 3-7 p.m. and Sunday morning starting at 7 a.m.

6. FRINGE BENEFITS

If you’re using Liikunta-, Kulttuuri-, Virike-, Tykyseteli, Smartumsaldo, Smartum Polku, Edenred Mobiilimaksu, Tyky-Online, Eazybreak mobiiliseteli or ePassi, you can find more information and instructions here (in Finnish only)

       

7. REGISTRATION FOR GROUPS

Groups with four or more members will get reduction of price . More information can be found here (in Finnish only). You can sign up your group by filling this form (.xlsx) or sending the information via email.

8. RACE NUMBERS VIA MAIL BEFORE THE START

If you have paid the entry fees before May 27th you’ll receive a race number and participant guide beforehand via mail (in Finland). Otherwise they will be available to pick up from the starting area.

9. EVENT LOCATIONS AND STARTING INFORMATION

The start and finish areas are located at Hakametsä Ice Hockey Hall in Kaleva (Keltinkatu 2, Tampere). The event office opens on Sunday at 7 a.m. and finish closes at 8 p.m. There are 30 cyclists in each cycling group.

10. PHOTOS OF THE PARTICIPANTS

The organiser may use photos taken along the routes during the events for different marketing purposes. If you wish that photos of you are not used, please contact our office.

11. CANCELLATIONS

If you cancel your participation before we post the race numbers your entry fee can be returned (possible fringe benefits will be reduced).
A participant cancelling the entry because of an illness, is entitled to a refund (- €8,50 office fee). A medical certificate must be provided to us within 2 weeks of the event. It is also possible to transfer the entry fee to the next year’s event.

If the event must be cancelled due to force majeure or other extraordinarily difficult circumstances, the organiser reserves the right to keep a percentage of the entry fees to cover some of the existing costs and the expenses caused by returning the entrance fees.

12. ACCOMMODATION IN TAMPERE

Many hotels are fully booked in the summer, so make sure to book early. We recommend to take a look at the offers from Norlandia CareHotel Kauppi and Hotel Hermica. For more information please visit Visit Tampere