Cross Lapland Marathon

Cross Lapland Marathon
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20.8.2022 HALF & FULL MARATHON / 5K /10K

Cross Lapland Marathon open running events of half marathon and full marathon events open for all ages. This is considered to be Finland's biggest marathon event of all time.

The Cross Lapland Marathon is an annual marathon running event held in Tervola Finland, to be a part of the World Marathon Majors. The event was first to run in 2018 and has been held in the summer of every year. The race has been sponsored by some of the Finland major Banks and Sports -Local Businesses and Tourism Portal of Tervola Visittervola.com organizes the event.

International Participants / Athletics Associations

If you are coming from a non EU/EEA destination and you require an invitation for the event. We can provide you with an invitation letter for the event once you completed your registration and payment.

Please forward an official request via your national or regional running association requesting the invitation letters for the running members.

The national running association must indicate the past running experience of each member on their letterhead.

( We do not guarantee or grant or act as a body of visa process or travel arrangements, accommodations nor act as an agent on behalf of you)

Participants coming from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Japan, Korea, Singapore, The USA do not require an invitation letter for participation.

International and Finland Athletics Club Entry

International Athletics clubs can apply for club entries into the Cross Lapland Half and Full Marathons.

All athletics clubs associated with running International and Finland are eligible to apply for club entries for the 2021 Cross Lapland Marathon. The number of entries allocated to each club will be based on the number of the first claim registered members over the age of 18 who are registered with Recognized Athletics Clubs in your country. Find out your club eligible for the entry by filling out the form.

International and Finland University Athletics Groups

If you are a young and enthusiastic runner or running group who represents your University, you may have a chance to enter the event under our ballot program. Check your university is eligible for the event or contact us for an eligibility request by filling out the form.

Charity Entry

If you are entering the Cross Lapland Marathon on behalf of your charity, Find out which charities have guaranteed places through our selection. You can apply for your charity entry via registration form if you think you are eligible.

We create entry places for charities to raise funds for causes close to their hearts. Check with us how you can get involved.

Visually Impaired Runners

Runners with a visual impairment who have been successful in the ballot will have the option of running with a guide. Fill the registration form and we will get in contact with you.

Running Into Old Age

“We can no longer lump everyone in the same boat because of age.”

Join Senior fun running with Cross Lapland Marathon as an apprentice or on behalf of a charity. In recent years, a growing number of senior citizens have begun competing in marathons and triathlons, causing experts to question much of the conventional wisdom about age-related changes in physical capacity. often outperforming younger athletes.

Show you are still in good shape, click here for pre-registration.

Para Athletics Coming on 2022

We decided to include para-athletics groups and solo in the marathon from 2022. You can now pre-register for the event. The very first Para athletics running competition in Finland to be named Cross Lapland Marathon.

If you already have a champion record, you are automatically entitled to the final run and running show events as an apprentice, pre-register.

Age Categories Men / Women

Master category (1991-2000)

Senior category (1990 and older)

Junior category (2001-2002)

How to Get Here

More Information about how to get here, visit our detailed guide page “Get Inspired” link on the main menu on this website.


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