Jyväskylä Ski Marathon – two distances with 50 km and 30 km – each one in the classical and freestyle technique
The 50 km track starts in the first part with a hilly and challenging terrain. The track will be, despite selectively terrain, easier at Huhtasuo (start 30 km). The diversified tracks are leading through the finnish forests.
The Jyväskylä Ski Marathon is located near the city of Jyväskylä. On a great track through the forests and across the lakes around Jyväskylä to Laukaan-Peurunka, with the finish at Lake Peurunkaan, you will experience a special crosscountry skiing event.
Discover a traditional finnish skimarathon race, the Jyväskylä Ski Marathon. Here you can perceive the love and euphoria of the Finns to the crosscountry marathon.
Jyväskylä is a sporting city in Central Finland with a big university. The population of Jyväskylä is about 140 000 people, one quarter of them are students.
A famous son of the town is the ski-jumper Matti Nykänen ( four Olympic gold medals, five world champion’s titles and four times winner of the Overall World Cup)
Arrival to Jyväskylä Ski Marathon
- International Airport Finland Helsinki
- National Flughafen Jyväskylä
Euroloppet recommendation for a trip to Jyväskylä Ski Marathon:
From Helsinki Airport to Jyväskylä by car
You pre-book a rental car, which you pick up at Helsinki Airport. During the around three-hour drive (only highway) to Jyväskylä you will get a lot of impressions of Finland.
The advantage: You are mobile in Jyväskylä to explore the area and to reach the Start easily. In addition, you are more flexible to get a good return flight from Helsinki.
Jyväskylä is located 275 km from Helsinki..
The fastest way from Helsinki by car is via Lahti (A4) to Jyväskylä (travel time about 2:45 h).
The event venues are located close to the centre of Jyväskylä:
Start 50 km - Departure is approximately 10 km from the centre of Jyväskylä Vaajakosken Sports Park on the Sportstreet 36, 40800 Jyväskylä located.
Start 30 km - Departure is approximately 5 km from the centre of Jyväskylä Huhtasuo Sportpark on Kangasvuorentie 22, 40320 Jyväskylä located.
Finish - Spa Hotel Peurunga
Free parking is available at the start areas and in the finish area
From Helsinki Airport to Jyväskylä by train or bus
There are good train- and bus connections from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to Jyväskylä.
Spa Hotel Peurunga
from ca. 50,- € p.P.i n a double room incl. Breakfast
This Hotel is perfect for runners who want to stay in the finish area. From the Hotel Peurunga a Bus is driving to the Start on race day morning. The finish area is located directly at the Hotel.
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