Estonian Forest Triathlon


Race date : 15.07.2023 Karula rahvuspark



If you looking for a real challenge and lots of beautiful nature, then this challenge is for you!

Estonian´s hardest and the most beautiful triathlon in the center of the most hilly national park in Estonia – Karula National Park.

Swimming at sunrise in the magical lake Ähijärve.

Bicycle path on forest and hiking roads in Võrumaa. There are many beautiful lakes, forests and hills on the way. Ascent 2000m and only off-road bikes are allowed (MTB, Gravel).

Running on various forest and hiking trails in Karula National Park. Ascent around 600m.




After filling the registration form we will send you an e-mail during 24h with payment information!

If you choose team, then mark in Additional Info your ohter team member´s information

Athlete guide

Athletes guide is constantly updated. Last changed 27.12.2022.

  1. Time and place : 15 July 2023. Race center is the Karula National Park Visitor Centre
  2. Distances : 3.8km swim, 180km bike, 42.2km run
  3. Racing classes : M, W and teams
  4. Registration and registration fee
    1. Participation is open to all, at least 18 years of age, who are trained enough for the race. Registration starts 31.12.2022 on Registration fee includes marked racing route, bib number, timing, finisher T-Shirt, snacks in aid stations, catering in finish, pictures during the race, prizes for the top finishers.
    2. Registration fee 31.12.2022-28.02.2023 – individual 105€, team 179€
    3. Registration fee 01.03.2023-31.05.2023 – individual 139€, team 199€
    4. Registration fee 01.06.2023-01.07.2023 – individual 169€, team 219€
    5. If you registered but want to withdraw (til 15.06.2023), we return 50% of registration fee.
    6. If the government should forbid sports events in the summer, we will transfer the registration fees to the next year or make a refund.
    7. If the Estonian Forest Triathlon is cancelled or postponed for reasons beyond the control of the organizers, the participation fee will not be refunded.
  5. Reward ceremony takes place immediately after the finish of the three best in each race class.

Loyality program

Estonian Forest Triathlon previous year's finishers get discount:

  1. 1x finisher 5% discount from registration fee
  2. 2x finisher 7% discount from registration fee
  3. 3x finisher 10% discount from registration fee

Other Important Information

The race starts at 5.00. The exchange area is open from 4.00 to 4.50. The time limit of the race is 22h. Finish will close on 16 July at 03.00.
The start and end of the race are in the same place.
You must finish the race on your own, it is forbidden to send a competitor by bike or car.
There are 4 aid stations on the bike track and 2 on the running track with water, sports drink and snacks.
All participants participate in the Estonian Forest Triathlon at their own risk and an agreement is signed with them to approve it.
In case of serious injury, call 112 immediately and then inform the main organizer +3725246640. We offer first aid in the race center.
Public roads on the race track are open to traffic, so participants must monitor the surrounding traffic and comply with traffic rules. Special attention at crossing any big roads!
Littering nature is strictly prohibited. All garbage must be taken with you or thrown in a garbage bag at aid stations.
As the race route passes through several nature protection areas, we ask you to stay on the track so you dont damage the forest vegetation.
Although the running track is marked, we recommend that you also use a GPS navigation device with a track file if possible.

Mandatory Equipment

On the bike:

  • helmet
  • Mountain or "Gravel" type bike. The bike must be mechanically checked and in good working condition
  • at least 1.5 l drink and at least 2000 kcal food
  • bike lights (red rear light) + spare batteries
  • GPS navigation device (cycling computer, clock, telephone, etc.) with track file. We are trying to mark bigger turns
  • multitool + spare tire
  • fully charged phone with organizer´s phone number + battery bank
  • whistle

On the run:

  • headlamp + spare batteries
  • food and drink
  • whistle
  • phone with organizer´s phone number + battery bank


+372 524 6640
Race organizer Erko Kurvits