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Willimiesajot is a spectacular two-day cycling event in South Karelia, Finland. On Saturday, top national-level riders compete on Finland’s greatest criterium at Rakuunamäki, Lappeenranta. On Sunday, all friends of cycling, from racers to enthusiasts, have a chance to enjoy road racing. The 135-kilometre Saimaa Road Race offers a variety of sceneries: cityscapes in Lappeenranta, small-town centres at Lemi, Savitaipale and Taipalsaari as well as picturesque country roads.

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WILLIMIES CRITERIUM SATURDAY 20.7.2019

Categories and timetables

  • 12.30 PM M14,M16 and Women (10 laps)
  • 14.00 PM Men general (20 laps)

Participation allowed for cyclists with a valid UCI race license.

Prices

  • Prices to be announced
  • LEHMUS SPRINT
    50€. Sprint lap, announced with bell.
  • NORPPA SPRINT
    On the 10th lap in the men’s race at the top of the Liisankatu climb. The amount of the price will be determined by the amount newborn saimaa seal cubs at the spring 2019.

SAIMAA ROAD RACE SUNDAY 21.7.2019

Starts

  • Start 1: Men general
  • Start 2: Women Elite

Participation allowed for cyclists with a valid UCI race license.

  • Start 3: Non competitive and  guided average speed groups 34-28 km/h

Participation not allowed for cyclists with a valid UCI race license. Bicycle helmet is a mandatory.

All starts at 10:00

Prices

  • To be announced later

Lappeenrannan Energia Free Ride 21.7.2019

Info

  • START 10:15 AM. After long distance riders.
  • Distance 81km. You can choose any bike you want. Good surface roads. Helmet compulsory.
  • No timing but you should finish before 16:00 PM.
  • Take in mind that this is not a race and you should obey normal traffic rules.
  • No littering of any sort is allowed at the start or along the route.

Services

  • Two service point after about 35 km (Pakari) and 55 km (Lemi).

Registration

Click “Start registration” and follow instructions. After successful registration a confirmation email will be send to you.

Category ->31.3 ->31.5 ->14.7 Late
Cycling tour (no license, 135 km) 35.00 40.00 50.00 60.00
Criterium M14, M16* 15.00 15.00 15.00 20.00
Criterium adults* 30.00 30.00 30.00 40.00
Criterium- and road race* 60.00 60.00 60.00 70.00
Road race* 40.00 40.00 40.00 60.00
Lappeenrannan Energia Free ride (81 km) 25.00 30.00 35.00 40.00
*Only for riders with a valid UCI licence