VALTTERI BOTTAS DUATHLON
Registration for 2018 is open. Valtteri Bottas Duathlon powered by Tunturi will be held in picturesque Pajulahti scenery on Sunday, 19 August 2018.
- Time: Sunday, 19 August 2018 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., competitions at noon and 2 p.m.
- Place: Pajulahti Sports Institute, Pajulahdentie 167, Lahti, Finland.
- Distances: men & women: 5 km run + 20 km MTB + 3 km run.
- Family Duathlon: 1.5 km run + 5 km MTB + 1.5 km run.
For more details, see the info section. We reserve the right to make changes.
Valtteri Bottas has chosen to support UK charity Starlight Children’s Foundation. Valtteri has been involved with Starlight’s work for many years. Valtteri Bottas Duathlon donates 10 000 euros to Starlight Foundation. See the Press Release.
Where I come from has always meant a lot to me. Nastola provides excellent opportunities for sports, and the location is excellent. I am happy to show where I’m from. I appreciate my roots.
For a couple of years now, I’ve been thinking about a sports event of my own. My own way of life is athletic, and I am a big fan of sports. The event was chosen to be an off-road duathlon, and I definitely wanted it to take place in my home town, Nastola. The aim is to create a nice event with a relaxed atmosphere – not forgetting a decent competitive spirit. It would be great if formula one fans and people from Finland and abroad came to see where I’m from. Sports is such a great thing that I hope that this race, too, will encourage people to exercise more. The race will be a family event.
– Valtteri Bottas
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