Preliminary race info

The starting times of all classes will be published during the spring of 2018 and, in more detail, in August 2018. The youngest competitive classes will start first, at 10.00 a.m. and some classes will start while others are on the way. The last ones will be at the Finish at the latest around 15.00 – 15.30. Changes are possible!

Late entries are accepted at the registration desk on the race day from 8 a.m. until one hour before the start of each class.

The schedule is, so far, preliminary. Look for updates at the website www.ecross.fi

The start area is reserved only for runners of the following scheduled starting group.

Warming up starts 15 minutes before each start at the starting area.

Changing rooms are available at the Leppävaara stadium and in the nearby Sports Hall. Only a limited number of showers are available.

Clothes can be left in a guarded deposit before the start. Each runner marks his/her race number on the bag with a marker pen. During the race, the clothes will be transported to the stadium building, where you can reclaim your bag after the race by showing your race number. Don’t leave valuables in your bag.

Valuables can be left in the Safety Deposit Service free of cost. You can reclaim your valuables after the race by showing your race number. Also, the lost and found items can be reclaimed here.

Race numbers must be worn clearly visible on the chest during the whole race. It is not allowed to bend or crunch the race numbers. By showing your race number after the finish you are entitled to the service. There is a different background color in the numbers of each class. You will get more information about the chips later in the race information. We will charge 10 € for chips not returned.

At the Finish you should follow the advice given by the officials.

Swimming and sauna are included in the entry fees of all classes. Your race number entitles you to enter the Swimming Hall from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the race day. During this time the whole facility is reserved for eCross participants. The Swimming Hall cannot be used as a changing room before the run. To avoid crowding and to guarantee everybody’s comfort we recommend you to visit the Swimming Hall only for a reasonable time.

Parking is free for all eCross participants in the parking areas of the Leppävaara Sports Park, gymnasium, Sports Hall and Swimming Hall on the race day from 8 a.m. till 6 p.m.

An Expo is organized at the stadium area on the race day. Here you can buy running equipment and sport articles at reasonable prices and get acquainted with new ones.

A medal will be given to all finishers at the Finish area. The medal will depict one of the manor houses of Espoo just as before at the earlier eCross races. In the Junior classes there is another medal with the eCross logo.

A t-shirt is included in the entry fee in all classes. The shirts are given to all finishers at the Finish area.

A product package with fine and valuable products needed by all physically active people will be given to all finishers at the finish area.

First aid is organized in cooperation with the Finnish Red Cross and Espoo Rescue Service.

Refreshment Stations are placed along the different courses and at Start & Finish. They offer water and sports drink and also something small to eat.

Toilets are placed at regular intervals along the course and at the Start & Finish area.

Start lists and results will be set out on the wall on the back of the stadium. Final results will be published on the Internet.

Time will be taken for everybody in all classes except Mini Cross. There maximum time only in Classic. The times are taken digitally with a microchip. You will get more information later about the chips in the race information.

Courses are marked with eCross-ribbons and signs and chalk on the ground. At the crossroads there are officials showing the way. There is a sign at each kilometer along the course.

Small children (of age 3 to 7) can be left at the “Child Park” for free. Inform us about your need for this service when registering for entry.

Dropping out the race should always be reported at the nearest First Aid Station, Refreshment Station or to any race official. Reporting entitles the participant to all services and products (excl. medal) available at the Finish area.

Cross Over Café serves the runners as well as all supporters and the public at the Finish area. Warm meals are served. Live music. Welcome!

Think about the environment! We kindly ask the participants equipped with bottles and gel tubes of their own to throw the empty ones in the waste containers at the refreshment stations. Thank you!