Paroc participates in international orienteering relay Jukola 2018

22 Jan 2018

Paroc, one of Europe's leading manufacturers of energy efficient and fire-proof insulation solutions, is partnering with international orienteering relay competitions Lahti-Hollola Jukola and Venla relays in Finland in June.

"Paroc supports Jukola relay, as it corresponds to our values by being an environmentally friendly sport. What makes Jukola relay also special is the way it brings together world's top orienteerers and recreational participants searching for the same controls in the woods. Additionally we want to encourage Parocians and our customers to exercise and Jukola race provides a great opportunity to do so, "says Area Marketing Manager Johanna Harila.

Jorma Aherto, Competition Director, appreciates the participation of a well-known partner in this major event: "We value our partnership with Paroc, and our common values and goals for the environment create a good foundation for cooperation. The aim of our cooperation is to create an enjoyable experience and a memorable event in Jukola".

Jukola is the world's biggest orienteering relay event and has become Finland's largest sporting event for adults. The number of visitors was over 50,000 in 2015 and a record number of teams and audience is expected to participate this year. The international event with teams from more than 20 countries will take place on June 16-17. The event consists of two competitions. During the day, women race in the Venla relay and at dusk the Jukola relay beings, with winners entering the final straight in the first light of dawn.

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More information: Johanna Harila, Area Marketing Manager, Paroc Group Oyj +358 40 844 3233