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On 12 March 2020, the Finnish Government recommended that all public events with more than 500 attendees be cancelled until the end of May in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). As a result of this recommendation, many running events have been postponed. We strive to keep the events calendar of the international running events in Finland as up-to-date as possible.

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Five Excellent Reasons to Run in Finland

Five excellent reasons to run in Finland!

There are countless good reasons why you too should come to Finland to run – here we present five very important reasons Read more…

Text by Jarmo Koskela | Photo by Otso Heinonen

Run in Finland - You are Warmly Welcome

Run in Finland – You are warmly welcome!

It is said that Finland was placed on the world map by its runners at the 1912 Summer Olympic Games in Stockholm. The Finns took no fewer than nine gold medals at these Games, lead by Hannes Kolehmainen, “Smiling Hannes”, who won three long-distance races. Read more…

Text and photo by Jarmo Koskela

Helsinki After Run

Helsinki after run – 6 tips for exhausted runners

Every year in Helsinki there are many big running events with lots of international runners. After a long running competition, it’s a good idea for the exhausted runner to take a small break from running and enjoy the other opportunities Helsinki has to offer. Here we give you six tips on what to do in Helsinki on the days after your running event. Read more…

Text by Jarmo Koskela | Emojis by Finland Promotion Board

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