Event Information

 Kuusamo, Finland
24 May 2019 to 25 May 2019

Nuts Karhunkierros 2019

End of May in Kuusamo. The call of the Karhunkierros is irresistible – come and experience Finland’s most beloved hiking trail, transformed into a runners’ paradise! NUTS Karhunkierros offers diverse distances, from a novice’s joy to an ultra runner’s dream. Embrace the awakening of spring nature and live the thrill of trail running amidst the brea


ITRA Points
Mountain Level
Finisher Level
National League

Course details

 Race Date: 2019/05/25
 Start Time: 07:00:00
 Participation: Solo
 Distance: 79.70
 Elevation Gain: +2040
 Elevation Loss: -1910
 Time Limit: 17:0:0
 Number of Aid Stations: 3
 Number of Participants: 1000

About the Race

This 83 km journey takes you on the legendary Karhunkierros hiking trail, starting from the idyllic village of Hautajärvi at the Arctic Circle and culminating in the enchanting landscapes of Ruka. The route offers runners the chance to experience the diversity and magical beauty of this renowned trail. It’s the perfect blend of technical paths, hilltops of “vaaras”, and deep forests, coming together to form a true trail runner’s dream.

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