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Friday - Saturday 16.6. – 17.6.2017
The Levi 24 is a 24 hour-mountain bike off-road race. Competitors can enter as solo riders or as part of a team. The solo rider and the teams which in 24 hours have cycled the longest way win the competition. The event starts on Friday at 18.00 and finishes on Saturday at 18.00.
The aim of this Event is to have fun in an relaxed athmosphere while riding for a good cause. This is a Charity event. Everyone with a good healt can participate. The previous years we have had about forty teams from Finland and accross Europe too.
LEVI24- event has a charity series and 50% of the participation costs is donated to charity purposes. The childrens department of Lapland's Central Hospital LKS has managed to provide new toys, games and activities for children with the help of this event. Thanks for it's teams LEVI24 has donated about 45 000 euros for the good cause of Lappish childrens welbeing over the past years.
The track and the event area
The start is by the front slopes and one lap is about 9 km. After the start the track leads past ZeroPoint. The first couple of hundred meters are on gravel-sand bedding until the road leads to a narrow path.
After a stony path the track leads to a pedestrial walking lane. Path and asphalt road leads towards the gondola area. From there the track continues on a dirt-track towards the lifts no. 13&14. From here the track crosses the road which leads to the top. After a while there is a wooden bridge.
The track passes the front slopes and continues up to the Kids land. From there the track leads to a dirt-track followed by a tight turn. The end of the track leads again back to ZeroPoint START again!
The track will include all kinds of terrain: Sand roads, narrow paths, stony parts, wooden bridges, duckboards, asphalt and dirt-tracks. The route changes may be possible in case the melting water and snow have done some severe damage.
Arrival and accommodation
Levi is only as far away as the nearest airport or train station. You can arrive in the heart of Levi in just 15 minutes directly from Kittilä airport. Tip for long-haulers: You can combine your Levi experience with a wider European tour. Levi is easily accessible from all major travel hubs.
The Levi Tourist Office will be happy to help you in all your travel arrangements before and during your stay.