The Irish Orienteer June 2013/2

A Worm's-eye view of the JukolaFirst leg mass start at 11 pmThe Jukola Relay is a big overnight 7-person relay run every year at midsummer in Finland. It attracts a loyal following, with many runners coming back year after year, and teams ranging from the elite clubs like multiple winners Kalavan Rasti down to social groups and work-based teams of postmen and firemen. This year I met one runner who is in his 43rd successive Jukola and who is hoping to run in fifty - something of a rarity as you [...]
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