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.
Welcome to perhaps Finland’s most emotional marathon route!