In English



The Kuopio Marathon is the largest sporting event in Eastern Finland. There are several distances and series to choose from, so whether you are an athlete or an amateur, you can find a distance and a series that suits you the best.

Route descriptions:

The marathon course is relatively flat and fast with some gentle slopes, and is crowned by a beautiful view of the lake Kallavesi. The course will be both runner and viewer-friendly, with plenty of spots to cheer the runners on from.

Route map:


Refreshment stations:

Refreshment points are placed every 3-4 km with water, sports drinks, raisins and pickles.

Venue facilities:

Dressing rooms 
Event fair

Distances and categories:

Marathon (42,195 km)
M, M40, M45, M50, M55, M60, M65, W, W40, W45, W50, W55, W60

Halfmarathon (21,0975 km)
M, M40, M45, M50, M55, M60, M65, W, W40, W45, W50, W55, W60

10 km running
M, B17, B15, W, G17, G15

10 km walking

Race office and race number pick-up:

The race office and info are located in Kuopio-halli (Kuopio Hall), Opistotie 4, Kuopio on
Friday 31.8.2018, 2 pm to 7 pm
Saturday 1.9.2018, 8 am to 4.30 pm

Race numbers must be picked up on Saturday latest 1 hour before own start!

Entry fees:


13.11.2017-31.1.2018: 35 €
1.2.-30.4.2018: 45 €
1.5.-31.7.2018: 50 €
1.8.-30.8.2018: 55 €
Late registration 31.8.-1.9.2018: 60 €

Half marathon

13.11.2017-31.1.2018: 30 €
1.2.-30.4.2018: 40 €
1.5.-31.7.2018: 45 €
1.8.-30.8.2018: 50 €
Late registration 31.8.-1.9.2018: 55 €

10 km running

13.11.2017-31.1.2018: 25 €
1.2.-30.4.2018: 30 €
1.5.-31.7.2018: 35 €
1.8.-30.8.2018: 40 €
Late registration 31.8.-1.9.2018: 45 €

10 km walking

13.11.2017-31.1.2018: 15 €
1.2.-30.4.2018: 20 €
1.5.-31.7.2018: 25 €
1.8.-30.8.2018: 30 €
Late registration 30.-1.9.2018: 35 €

A 5 € discount with Juoksija card until 31.7.2018. 
A 5 € discount for Savon Sanomat subscribers until 31.7.2018.

Entry fee includes:

Refreshments on the course and in the finish
An officially measured course, electronic timing and result services
Participation souvenir
Changing rooms, showers and bag storage at Kuopio-halli

Cancellation insurance:

With a 5 € additional payment you can purchase a cancellation insurance. The insurance allows you to postpone your sign up to the following year in case of illness or injury, when you provide a medical certificate.

Equipment storage:

The equipment storage area will be guarded and only runners wearing Kuopio Marathon number. The storage will be open on the race day. Please note that the organizer is not responsible for lost items and the storage service for valuable is recommended for items such as wallets, cell phones, and watches etc.




Kuopio Maraton is part of the Run in Finland network.