Finland offers great challenges for runners in 2017!

Saturday 31 December 2016

As the year 2016 is coming to an end, it’s a great time to make a new year’s resolution for 2017.

Finland is now a hot destination on the global radar for tourism! Lonely Planet has ranked Finland third in its Best in Travel 2017 Guidebook in the category Top Countries – Ten destinations you cannot afford to miss. Lonely Planet sums it up perfectly: ‘There’s never been a better time to discover Finland’s proudly unique culture and landscapes’.

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The centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017 will be the most significant commemorative year for this generation of Finns. Moreover, Finland’s 100th anniversary will also provide many outstanding opportunities for local and international runners. Now is the right time to travel to Finland and to participate in our numerous top-notch and challenging running events.

There are great reasons to come and run in Finland: Clean air, exceptionally long summer days, beautiful nature and high quality running events. Finland offers wonderful challenges for runners with different interests: road races, marathons, trail runs, ultra-distances, fun runs – you name it!

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Run in Finland has listed the most interesting international running events for you. Please check out the list at www.runinfinland.fi/events/ and make your move!

What’s your New Year’s Resolution as a runner for 2017? Why don’t you make a decision and come to Finland and run with us!

Happy New Year 2017! See you in Finland!

Jarmo Koskela, Editor-in-Chief, www.runinfinland.fi

Photos: 1. Pixabay.com, 2. Jarmo Koskela