Pyhan Olavin Maraton will be held in the city center of Savonlinna on the 21 th of July 2019. The route is one of the most beautiful marathon routes in Finland as it goes along the beautiful coast line of Savonlinna crossing the Savonlinna harbour and the ancient Olavi´s castle.

Route description:

The route is flat and goes along the coast line. However there are some uphills on the way as it is typical for the eastern Finland´s landscape. The route is officially measured.

Refreshment stations:

There will be refreshment stations every 3 km with water, sport drink, juice, raisins, pickled cucumber and chocolate.

Venue facilities:

Dressing rooms, showers and bag storage available close to the race office.
There is also a beach near to the competition area.

Distances and series:

Marathon: Men/Women, 40. 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, and 70 years.
Half Marathon: Men/Women, 40. 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, and 70 years.

10,6 km: Boys/Girls 13, 15 and 17 years
Men/Women,  45


Walking and Nordic walking 10,6 km and 21,1 km

Nordic walking World Cup tour Savonlinna


Starting times: 
Marathon at 11:00 am
Half Mararthon, 10,6 km at 12:00

Nordic walking at 12:10

Competition office and distribution of race numbers:

You can find the competition office from the OKL sports hall which is 100 meters from the competition area. Open on Saturday 20th July from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm and on Sunday 21th July from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
There is a different desk for pre-registrations and registrations at the event. On Sunday the registration opens at 8:00 am and registration at the event closes at 11:30 am. You must confirm your registration 30 min before the start.


The entry fees will not be refunded in any case. You are able to transfer your registration to next year´s edition with a medical certificate or to another person (10 € transfer fee).

Every runner will receive a medal and a soup meal. All runners who have started will be participating in the lottery.