Join Paavo Nurmi Marathon Turku Finland 2021
Course HighlightsThe Start and Finish line for all distances is located beside the City Theater, close to the Competition Office. The route in marathon and half marathon passes through the city centre and the Ruissalo island. The length of one lap is half marathon, 20097,5 m, so full marathon consists of two laps.
directions_runStart Address: Itäinen Rantakatu 14, 20800 Turku, Finland
flagFinish Address: Kaupunginteatteri, Östra Strandgatan, Turku, Finland
Registration closes on 20 August (259 days left)
Early bird discount until 19 August, 2021
You can, within 24 hours after your registration, get a full refund if you change your mind.
After Race Services
After the race, changing rooms and showers are located at Samppalinna's swimming facility, which is open to participants from 12 pm to 7 pm. After the finish there is a drinks station serving water and Maxim sports drinks.
Minimum 18 years of age.
All finishers will receive a finisher’s medal.
Participants can store their things at cloakroom, which is located behind the city theatre building.
The maximum running time for the marathon is 6 hours. The organisers have the right to remove any runners from the course who have not passed the halfway point after three hours. The maximum running time for the half marathon is 4 hours. The maximum running time for ten kilometres is 2 hours.
There are few large car parks in the city centre. Other events and normal Saturday traffic mean that the centre will be busy. Good places to park are: All car parks in the city centre. We recommend arriving early to make sure that you find a parking spot. Maps of the area surrounding the sports grounds can be found e.g. here. Please note that the route from Itäinen Pitkäkatu over Samppalinna hill to the Aura river bank will be closed from the morning of the event onwards. The car parks located near Valtion virastotalo, Turku City Theatre and Samppalinna swimming pool are NOT at runners’ disposal.
Race Kit Includes
The pack includes your race bib, safety pins, timing chip attached to the race bib.
The drinks provided at the Paavo Nurmi Marathon are water and Maxim Sports Drink. It is a good idea to get used to the orange-lemon flavoured sports drink during training. On the second lap of the marathon there will also be oranges, bananas and gherkins available at drinks stations, among other things.
At the event, the timing system and results service UltimateSport Service is in use. Interval times will be measured at two different locations. The specific distances for the interval times will be advised with the results. The results will be published on Ultimate's website.
Frequently asked questions
Can someone collect my race pack for me?
Someone else can also pick up your race pack on your behalf by giving your name and running number.
When and where can I collect my BIB/race pack?
In the event office located at the Turku City Theatre directly before the race.
The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.