Nordic & Finnish Championship Gravel 2023

A Nordic title will be awarded in 4 age categories for licensed riders and one open category (non-licensed) for both men and women. Elite, U23, M40, M50 and open category. Men and women separated mass starts.

The course, situated in the Lakeland Region surrounding the city of Jyväskylä, is 170km long with 2800 ascending meters and contains 85% of gravel and forest roads. 

The first ever Finnish Gravel Championship will be held simultaneously with the Nordic Championship on the identical course and distance. Finnish champions will be awarded in 4 age categories for Finnish Federation licensed riders, and one open category for non-licensed riders. The U23 championship will be disputed on the 110km course.

The Finnish men’s and women’s elite category winners qualify automatically for the UCI Gravel World Championship in October 2023 in Italy.

U23: all riders younger than or turning 23 years in 2023
M40 category: all riders turning 40 years old during 2023 (and older)
M50 category: all riders turning 50 years old during 2023 (and older)

Course & Elevation Profile

The course is 172km long and has 2800 ascending meters. The course will have 4 service points.