Finlandia Marathon is a sports event for everyone, held in Jyväskylä on 17-18th September 2021. The course will follow the flat and fast ‘Rantaraitti’, a lakeside route voted Finland’s most beautiful. Lutakonaukio and Jyväskylä Pavilion will serve as competition centre.
The events are Marathon Relay (8 x 5 km), Finlandia Walk (5 km), Valon Kymppi (10 km), Full Marathon (42.2 km) and Half Marathon (21.1 km).



Friday 17th September


Marathon Relay
Marathon Relay is a sociable and fun running event for companies, sports clubs and other informal groups. The Marathon Relay is run in 5-kilometre stints. A team consists of 4–8 runners, male, female or mixed. The team determines how many stints each runner completes.

Start Friday 17th September at 5.30 pm

Finlandia Walk
Finland Walk is an event for all who are interested in physical exercise and walking. Warm-up and the recovery bag distributed to all finishers is the same as for the marathon runners except that there is no timing in the Finlandia Walk. (A large clock is provided at the finish for those who want to know their time.) The Finlandia Walk offers an excellent introduction to the spirit of a major sports event together with co-workers or friends. Those entering on their own are also sure to find like-minded company.

Start Friday 17th September at 6.00 p.m.

Valon Kymppi
The late running start time and the autumn darkening evening, the reflection of the city lights on the Jyväskylän Rantraitti a unique atmosphere. The diverse music offer and the lighting effects built into the event center and route build a good team spirit between the runners and the audience.

Start Friday 17th September at 8.00 p.m.

The flat and beautiful Rantaraitti lakefront route is ideal for those taking part in their first full marathon. A fast route with only few sharp turns, it offers an opportunity to improve your record if you have run a full marathon previously. The start times and common route of the full and half marathons ensure that there will be no lack of company and pacemakers along the route.

Start Saturday 18th September at 12.00

Half Marathon
When a half marathon is tough enough as an objective, it is nothing unattainable for those who engage in regular exercise. A warm-up and start with 2,000 participants will put you in the mood of a major event.

Start Saturday 18th September at 3.15 p.m.

Marathon and half marathon
M, M40, M45, M50, M55, M60 and M65
F, F40, F45, F5, F55, F60 and F65
Quarter Marathon
M19 and Male
F19 and Female



Fees and discounts

Registration Registration by 31st of July Registration by 4th September Registration after 4th of September
Marathon € 50 €60 €70
Half Marathon € 45 €55 € 65
Quarter Marathon € 35 € 40 € 45
Finlandia walk € 20 € 25 € 30
Marathon relay € 190 per team € 190 per team € 230 per team



If you have a Runner Card, S Loyalty Card or OP Loyalty Card, you are entitled to a EUR 4.00 discount if you register by 3th of September. Please note that you are only entitled to one discount.

Student discount EUR 10 off the current fee up to 4th of September.



Lutakonaukio and Jyväskylä Pavilion (Uno Savolankatu 8, 40100 Jyväskylä) will serve as competition centre (bib, information and registration).

Opening hours:

17th of September from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
18th of September from 9.00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


There will be 12 water points during the marathon and six in half marathon. Organizers offer water, sports drink (Dexal light Orange), banana and pickled cucumber in the water points.


Marathon, half marathon and quarter marathon >>

Finlandia walk and marathon relay >>


The timing chip is in the bib, so please don’t fold the bib. Official results will be online:


Finlandia Marathons official accommodation partner is Sokos Hotel.

Petri Lehtoranta +35850533358 petri.lehtoranta(at)

Markku Koistinen +358407069195 markku.koistinen(at)