Q: Is the route officially measured / certified?

Yes. The route is officially measured 1/4 marathon route.

Q: Am I allowed to run in the walking series?

A: Yes, and you are also allowed to walk in the running series. The only functional difference is that only the running series are timed.

Q: What does team sign-up mean?

A: By signing up as a team you can participate together with your co-workers, friends or your sports organization. By signing up as a team you can choose to pick up your participant numbers and chips in the same bag, but you don't all have to run in the same series or move as a group. Signing up as a team is a great way to boost team spirit, and the size of the teams isn't limited, so you can bring your whole company or sports club with you!

Q: Is the route challenging?

A: Depends on what you are used to. It is mostly flat with great views of the lake and other sights around the Kuopio area.

Q: Is there an age-limit?

A: Not officially. We recommend that younger participants take the 10km route, that have series for 13, 15, and 17 year olds.

Q: How are the distances marked along the route

A: Every kilometer is marked exactly and the signs can be seen along the route.

Q: Can I sign up on the spot?

A: Yes, an hour before the start of the series.

Q: Is there a time limit?

A: 6 hours