Reserve enough time, because the registration and number search must be done within 30 minutes at the latest before your own start.

Rauhalahti Kuopio Marathon 7.9.2024

Rauhalahti Kuopio Marathon is a traditional running event in the northern part of Kuopio. Rauhalahti Kuopio Marathon will now be run for the 27th time.

The event will be run on a quarter marathon route. The route goes and winds through the wonderful park-like landscapes of Rauhalahti.

The route is officially measured 1/4 marathon route.

Entry price includes:

  • race number, and timing
  • first aid along the way,
  • drink service along the way and at the finish,
  • entry medal
  • shower at tourist center Rauhalahti (at Kartanonkatu) 

Prices 2024

EventUntil - 31.8.1.-
Half marathon45556575
1/4 marathon35455565
5 km run25354555
Marathon relay130160200250
Walk event*25303545
Youth events

Youth 1/4 marathon30303030
Youth 5 km run25252525

*No timing, you can either walk the 5 km or the 1/4 marathon route.


Reserve enough time, because the registration and number search must be done within 30 minutes at the latest. before your own start.

Post-registration on site may be intermittently crowded. We recommend doing the post-registrations before the number search in advance on your own computer/tablet/phone (e.g. at home). 

Series 2024

The participant is automatically placed in the age group according to the date of birth. Those under 40 are automatically placed in the general category. You can receive a prize for the series you have registered for.


  • General M/W
  • 40 M/W
  • 50 M/W
  • 60 M/W

Marathon relay (4 x 1/4 marathon)

  • Everyone participates in the same series

Half marathon 

  • General  M/W
  • 40  M/W
  • 50  M/W
  • 60  M/W

1/4 marathon

  • General M/W
  • 40 M/W
  • 50 M/W

5 km run

  • General M/W


Youth 1/4 marathon run

  • 15 M/W
  • 17 M/W

Youth 5 km run

  • 15 M/W

Walk event*

You can walk or nordic walk

*no timing

YouTube-videon näyttäminen ei onnistunut. Tarkista markkinointievästeiden hyväksyminen ja selaimen yksityisyysasetukset.

How to get to Kuopio?

City of Kuopio is located in Eastern Finland. Rauhalahti is 9 kilometres from Kuopio. You can reach Kuopio easy by plane, by train or by car. 

By train

Kuopio railway station is located right in the city center. From Helsinki to Kuopio, the jorney takes 4 hours and runs daily. You can also take train from Turku, Tampere, Jyväskylä, Oulu, Rovanniemi and many other cities. Rauhalahti is 9 kilometres from the station.

Train tickets and timetables to Kuopio


By bus 

Kuopio bus station is located next to railway station.  Bus connections to Kuopio are both from the souht and from the north.  Rauhalahti is 9 kilometres from the station.

Bus tickets and timetables



Vilkku buses serve all passengers in the Kuopio urban area and areas nearby. 

Vilkku bus timetables

By plane

Kuopio airport is located 14 kilometers from the Kuopio city. The flight from Helsinki-Vantaa airport is only less than hour, and flights daily to Kuopio. From Kuopio airport, you can take bus or taxi.  There are rental cars availables from the airport. Rauhalahti is 25 kilometres form the airport.

Kuopio airport flight connections

Kuopio airport

By car

The journey from Helsinki to Kuopio takes about five hours. 

Car rental




Rauhalahti Spa Hotel - all services nearby

The pleasant and comfortable rooms of the Spa Hotel are perfect for those who appreciate a carefree stay. The rooms are on four floors and about half of them have a balcony. All rooms are non-smoking and have parquet flooring. Pets are allowed in certain designated rooms.

Sales service (weekdays)
tel. +358 30 608 30
General tel. +358 30 608 3100

You can choose a nice spa hotel room, a more spacious apartment or new studio.
All rates include  one night, breakfast buffet and free use of spa and gym.

Spa Hotel Rauhalahti

Main hotel building with restaurants, spa, gym.  Spa hotel rooms for 1-3 persons and family rooms for families (2 beds, extra bed and sleeping loft)

  • single room 77 €
  • twin room 104 €
  • triple room 141 €
  • family 115 € (max. 4 persons: 1-2 adults, children under 15 yrs)

Apartment Hotel
100 metres from Spa Hotel.  Apartments 32 m² have small bedroom (bank bed), living room with two beds.
Some apartments have own sauna. Superior apartments 67 m² have upstairs two bedrooms and alcove for one, downstairs kitchen, living room and own sauna. Apartments have their own parking place.

Apartments 32 m²

  • single use 104 €
  • apartment for two persons 110 €
  • apartment for three persons 150 €
  • apartment for four persons 180 €
  • apartment for a family 120 € (max. 4 persons: 1-2 adults, children under 15 yrs)
  • Apartment with sauna: exra cost 3 e / adult.

Superior apartments 67 m²

  • single use 182 €
  • superior for two persons 184 €
  • superior for three persons 234 €
  • superior for four persons 268 €
  • superior for a family 260 € (max. 4 persons: 1-2 adults, children under 15 yrs)

Studio Hotel

In February 2020 opened Studio Hotel 100 metres from Spa Hotel.

  • single use 118 €
  • studio for two persons 116 €
  • studio for three persons 159 €
  • studio for four persons 192 €
  • studio for a family 126 € (max. 4 persons: 1-2 adults, children under 15 yrs)

Visit Spa Hotel Rauhalahti website here

Scandic Hotel Kuopio

Scandic Kuopio

Satamakatu 1, 70100 Kuopio

Tel: +358 17 195 111

Price includes wifi, buffet breakfast, sauna, free use of swimming pool and a gym.

Take a look: