Welcome to Ruka!


Rukan Tunturiajot  is a mountain biking event where you can challenge yourself in three different distances (15km, 30km and 45km) on a route that conquers the top of Rukatunturi.


There is also a Family track available for those who desire an easier route. Young children can take part in guided tour around Rukatunturi or spend time in children's park.


The event is organized by PP Timing with Ruka-Kuusamo Matkailu ry, Rukan kävelykyläyhdistys and Cyclos Kuusamo.




Book your accommodation online:



Further information:


Petri Pesonen, email: pptiming@gmail.com , cell phone: +358 40 5233 142





Event office open:


Friday 2.9.2016 at 18.00-21.00

Saturday 3.9.2016 at 08.00-15.00



Saturday 3.9.2016


09.00 children’s park opens

10.00 mass start of Rukan Tunturiajot in front of restaurant Piste

10.30 Family track opens

13.00-16.00 lunch at restaurant Kaltiokivi

14.30 awards ceremony for 15 and 30km participants at Tykky

15.30 awards ceremony for 45 km participants at Tykky



The organizer reserves the right to make changes.


Race-/event-area instructions



The route of Rukan Tunturiajot (15,5km) on blue and Family track (10km) on purple line, travelled counter-clockwise.  Click for larger image.


Route profile for Rukan Tunturiajot

Climbs, descents and spots to notice in the route of Rukan Tunturiajot

Climbs (red), descents (green), difficult descents (pink), start/finish (lähtö/maali), service point (huoltopiste)



The organizer reserves the right to make changes.



Classes and entry fees




Classes  (with timing)



















Fatbike men



Fatbike women



Men hobby



Women hobby   




Prizes will be awarded to the three best in each class.  


Entry fees


45 euros if registered before 31.5.2016

55 euros if registered before 15.8.2016

65 euros if registered before 2.9.2016 until 21.00

The price includes right to take part with online timing, service at service point, sauna and lunch.


Entry fee will be returned if registration is cancelled until 15.8.2016. Registration can also be transferred for other person or for next year. Possible transfers can be informed on email: pptiming@gmail.com or by phone: +358 40 523 3142

Family track or children’s guided tour

Price is 30 euros, including right to take part (without online timing), sauna and lunch. Registration is completed by form (check: Registration) or in event office until 09.30 on Saturday.

Children’s park

Price of 20 euros includes lunch. 

The organizer reserves the right to make changes.


Registration for Rukan Tunturiajot has opened!

Register here 

Registration for Family track, children’s guided tour or children’s park by email pptiming@gmail.com  

Payment in cash in race office or for bank account (IBAN bank transfer):

IBAN: FI16 1109 3500 1151 10

Receiver: PP Timing

Reference number: 9292



Registration for Rukan Tunturiajot has opened!

Register here