Information for competitors


Welcome to Finland Ice Marathon!

Event area is on the passenger harbour´s ice range in Kuopio.

Competition office and info (Scandic Hotel address Satamakatu 1)
open  Fri 22.2 from 7.30 am to 8 pm
open Sat 23.2. from 6.30 am to 2 pm

Post-registration and competition numbers at least one hour before your own start. Timing chip will be tied around ankle. Timing chip must return after finishing! There are also Finland Ice Marathon hats, cloves and scarfs on sale.

There is no parking areas named for Ice Marathon partisipiants so we recommend to park under the Kuopio market place. Please follow signs if you park your car at street near event area.

Competition dining
In Cafe Basilica, address Kirkkokatu 1. Foodticket is on your competition number.

Shower and sauna
In Hotel Scandic (address Satamakatu 1). Show your competition number. Sauna is common for ladies and gentleman. There is own shower and dressing room for both.

Skater´s Night
Official after party and award ceremony is in Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi, address Minna Canthin katu 16. Doors open at 7 p.m, award ceremony starts at 7.30 p.m. Ticket for welcoming drink is on your competition number. Entry/door is on street Maaherrankatu. Coat rack 3€. Skater´s Night is common for European Winter Games event. Their skaters take part Finland Ice Marathon 50km race.

Track condition
Friday ice biking competition will be on 4km track, saturday skating and kicksleding will be on 8km track. Starts are in schedule, but if any changes appear, information will be on facebook,, e-mail and SMS.

We have not insured competitors so everyone is on their own responsibility .

First aid
First Aid is on event area and on tracks. First Aid persons wears red vests.

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