Rogaining is team sport of long distance cross-country navigation and enjoying. It is closely related to orienteering and many people enjoy both sports. The events can take up to 24 hours on route choosen by the competitors.

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2011 Invitation

IV Retki-Rogaining 2011 Invitation

IV Retki-Rogaining 2011

20.-21.8.2011 Raseborg, Finland

All orienteerers, hikers, mountain runners, hill walkers, outdoor adventurers, firms, friends and families are cordially welcome to participate in the biggest Finnish rogaining event 2011.


Event schedule:

Registration starts February 1st 2011 12.00 Finnish time(GMT +2.00)
Bulletin 1, March 15th
Bulletin 2, July 1st

Start of competition is on August the 20th 2011 12:00

Event Centre

Located in Raseborg, about 100 km west from the city of Helsinki.

Competition classes

Team classes

In the 24-hour competition there are several team classes.

The teams compete in every class for which they are eligible. For example juniors, seniors and veterans compete in open category, too. In the 8-hour competition there is only one team class - OPEN.


A team consists of 2 to 5 members.

Age limit

All participants must be at least 15 years of age.

Preliminary competition timetable

12.00 (noon) Start of the 24-hour and 8-hour events
20.00 finish of the 8-hour event

12.00 (noon) finish of the 24-hour event


The registration is made over the internet at You will receive an invoice by e-mail after your registration in confirmed by the organizers.

Entry fees

The entry fee of a team is the sum of individual fees of the team members.

Class Paid by 1.5.		Paid by 30.6.		Paid by 10.8.
24 h	60 €/person		70 €/person		80 €/person
8 h	40 €/person		50 €/person		60 €/person

Max number of participants


Event map

Topographical map


The visits at the checkpoints are recorded by the teams by using an electronic punching system. The rent of the punching system is included in the fee.


All catering at the race centre during the event, and one hour after the finish of the event, is included in the fee. Besides that there will be water posts along the course. The pre-event meal is not included, but is made available at a nominal price.


Three best teams in every class shall be awarded a prize.

Additional information

Further information will be added on the website whenever it becomes available.


Team Garmin Adventure, Finland

Event director

Juha Lehtonen, juha.lehtonen(at)

Registration and fees

Jari Kaaja, jari.kaaja(at)

International contact

Juha Lehtonen, juha.lehtonen(at)

Internet services

Miika Pietila, miikapietila at

Bulletin 1

Further information will be added on Bulletin 1. You will find it on March the 15th on this page.


Mini-Rogaining training event of 2 hours will be arranged the 1st of June 2011 in Tuusula, 30km north from Helsinki. Follow these pages for more information.

Team Garmin Adventure