FIM 2023 race info


Hotel Scandic (address: Satamakatu 1, 70100 Kuopio) Karpalo-room


  • on Friday 24th of Feb from 4 pm to 8 pm
  • on Saturday 25th of Feb from 7 am to 12.30 noon

Raceoffice contact


Phone or Whatsapp: +358 44 702 1915

Race number and timing chip

Race number and timing chip must be picked up at least 30 minutes before start. 

The race number is personal and may not be passed on to another person. Attach the serial number to the front or back so that it is easy to read. You may not participate in a race without a race number. You cannot enter the start and finish area without a run number.


To see more, click here


We have a high-quality Ultimate Sport Service timing system. 

Timing chip have to attach to ankle and timing chip must be returned. If the chip is not returned you will be charged a fine of 50 €.

The race number does not need to be returned.


The area has a limited number of paid parking spaces. We recommend parking your car, e.g. under Kuopio market "Toriparkki". Read more here


Finland Ice Marathon 2023 will be competed on a 7.5 km course!

Original eventRace eventLaps
10 km9,5 km1 + 2 km track
25 km22,5 km3
50 km52,5 km7
100 km105 km14

The length of the course will be confirmed on the morning of the event at the latest. The organizer has the right to make changes to the route and competition distances if the circumstances require it.


The organizer has the right to change the schedule if the circumstances require it.

See more Schedule

Drink service

The service point is located near the starting point along the route, it is about 200 meters from the starting point to the point. The service point offers e.g. hot juice.

Toilets and hand washing facilities

Toilets can be found behind the dressing tent and in front of the start.

Change of clothes

You can change your clothes in Scandic Kuopio's premises or in the changing tent located on the ice. The dressing tent (cold room) has benches and pegs.

Equipment storage

Equipment storage is located in the outdoor tent. You can leave your belongings in a guarded equipment storage at your own risk. 

The entrant must affix their serial number sticker to their backpack or bag with a cable tie before storage. The goods will be returned only against the race number.

The organizer does not take responsibility for lost or damaged goods.

Equipment storage is open: Sat 25.2. from 7.00 - 16.30 / 7:00a.m. to 4:30 p.m

After race soup

The participation price includes a soup meal. There is also a vegetarian option for soup meals.

Salmon soup is lactore and glutein free. Vegetarian soup is also dairy free.

Restaraunt: Trattoria Sorrento Wanha Mylly
Address: Satamakatu 13 or Google Maps

After race soup is open from 11 - 17 (11am-5pm)


Participants have sauna and shower facilities in Scandic Kuopio (Sauna 3).

The mixed sauna is open on Saturday 25.2. from 10 - 17 / 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bring swimwear and a towel. You can rent a towel on site at the hotel reception for €6/person

Results and live tracking

You can access live monitoring via this link

You can download Ultimate's app to your phone, where you can follow the results in real time

Google Play

App Store


Each participant will receive a medal at the finish. There are prizes for the top three in the series. Awards will be awarded outside in the event area


Saturday 25 February 2023 from 10 pm

Finland Ice Marathon After Party will be held in Kuopio's own living room in Hophaus Kuopio! Light snacks and live music available! You can skip the lines by showing your race number. You don't want to miss these parties.

Hophaus' address: Kauppakatu 39, 70100 Kuopio or see the location Google Maps


Mention FIM - You get a 10% discount on ala carte entrees!

To avoid congestion, we recommend that you make a table reservation in advance! Table reservations: click here (Raflaamo)

Amarillo Kuopio is located in Kirjastokatu 10 or see the location on Google Maps

Access to images and videos from the event

The event will be filmed by the organizers. The organizer has free access to the pictures and video recordings taken during the event. By participating in the event, you accept the terms.

First aid

First aid is available at the start and finish. First aid is also available along the route if needed.


A helmet is mandatory in all series. We recommend the use of elbow and knee pads for safety. 

If you have to interrupt for one reason or another, inform the administrators about this. Transportation to the event area can be arranged from the service points if necessary

For first aid situations: write the name and phone number of the next of kin behind the race number, who can be contacted during the race if necessary.


Participants are not insured by the race organizer. Everyone participates in the event at their own risk.