FROM BATTLEFIELDS TO THE TOWN CENTRE

Raatteen Maraton 14.8.2021

The Raatteen Maraton is run on the Raate road, known from the legendary Winter War battles, from the border zone to Suomussalmi municipal center. The historic marathon route includes several Winter War battlefields and monuments. The purpose of the Raatteen Maraton is to honor the generation of veterans who fought for independent Finland in the battles of Raatteen Road and to cherish the history of Raatteen Road. In addition to the Raatteen Maraton, you can choose 21,1 km, 10 km or 23,2 km of the “Leave no man behind” -series as running trips.

Check out the Raate Maraton route in advance on the Raatteen Marssi on Saturday, May 29, 2021!

The Raatteen Marssi is a family event that honors veterans and their work and sacrifice to preserve the independence of our country. The length of the march is 18 km of low-traffic gravel road. The Raatteen Marssi can be completed by running, jogging, walking or cycling. Read more here.

Welcome to perhaps Finland’s most emotional marathon route!