Your first Paavo Nurmi Marathon?

Your first Paavo Nurmi Marathon?

Your first time?

Will this be your first time taking part in the Paavo Nurmi Marathon? Enjoy the festival atmosphere and run the race of your life while taking in the summery scenery of Turku.
The Paavo Nurmi Marathon, now in its 26th year, will be organised on Saturday 1 July 2017. Nearly 4,000 participants will take over the centre of Turku, the shores of the River Aura and the beautiful island of Ruissalo. Paavo Nurmi Marathon is a popular running event among both beginners and more experienced runners. Choose the 10K, the half marathon or the full marathon and sign up!
The Paavo Nurmi Marathon is organised by the athletics division of the Turku Sports Federation. Any proceeds from the event will be directed towards the Federation’s youth work.

Tips for first timers

  • Register here!
  • read the Participant Guide here!
  • Take a look at previous years’ events here!

Sign up for the Paavo Nurmi Marathon here. Please note that your registration will take effect at the time of payment, so do not forget to pay for your place. You can read the Participant Guide here.
In order to take part in the race you will need a race bib with a timing chip. These are included in your race pack, which can be picked up at the event office before the race. The race office is located near the event area in the state office building (Valtion virastotalo). The opening hours of the office can be found here.

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