51st Kainuu Orienteering Week

Kajaani, Finland, 1.-6.7.2018


The attraction of Kainuu Orienteering Week (KOW) is being based on experiences which can only be offered by the unique orienteering terrain, rich culture and clean nature of Kainuu area.

Kainuu Orienteering Week is an annual, international orienteering event which is being held in Kainuu province, Finland. With reflecting the Finnish traditions Kainuu Orienteering Week is the second oldest orienteering week in the world and it has been held as many as 49 times (2016). Next year 2017 the Kainuu Orienteering Week will be the 50th anniversary week. The event gathers around 3,500 to 10,000 orienteers annually which makes it one of the most popular sports events in Finland.