FINLANDIA-HIIHTO 2020 CANCELLED

FINLANDIA-HIIHTO 27.-28.2.2021

 
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We are aware that many of you are still travelling to Lahti after our announcement to cancel the event. Updated 20.2. 12:00 - Currently Lahti Ski Stadium is open for public and will be open during the weekend but on Monday 24.2. they will be closed because of the World Cup. There should be a small area open after Sunday as well, see instructions. There's around 5 km of artificial snow tracks currently available. We will inform you here if there's any change of the situation at the stadium. Local weather reports can be found at en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi/weather/lahti Closest artificial ...

2020 Finlandia ski marathon cancelled

10th Feb 2020

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Winter 2020 has not been kind to skiers around the Globe. In Europe the lack of snow has resulted in cancellation of several large skiing events. Unfortunately this time also Finlandia-hiihto has been cancelled - for the first time since 1973. The Executive Committee of Finlandia-hiihto made the decision to cancel the event at Monday evening, February 10, 2020, after considering that the current weather conditions which make it impossible to organize the event. The combination of heavy rainfall and high wind speeds have thawed the tracks into a very poor condition. The weather forecast for ...

Finlandia ski marathon preparations are proceeding as planned.

30th Jan 2020
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In recent days, snow has fallen on Salpausselkä and preparation for the tracks is under way. The weather forecast for the next few days promises more snow and light frost. The start and finish areas of the Lahti sports center are already in good shape! In spite of the challenging conditions, the preparation of the tracks in the terrain are proceeding as planned. We will announce the final course and lengths on February 14th

The first skiing track has been opened in Lahti 1.11.2019

next to the iconic Lahti Ski Jump Hills.

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The lenght of the course is around one and a half kilometers. The past week we've had under zero temperatures during the night time so it's been possible to make the track with artificial snow. We like to thank city of Lahti for making this huge effort. The winter is upon us and it's now less than four months to the 47th Finlandia-hiihto at 22.-23.2.2020!          

Children's Finlandia brings 1500 school kids to enjoy Finlandia atmosphere

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Also this year Finlandia Ski Maraton encourages school children from the Lahti region to enjoy skiing. For the fifth time, Children’s Finlandia brings schoolkids from Lahti, Nastola and Hollola to have a nice day on skis together. Children’s Finlandia take plae on Thursday March 7th. This time about 1500 children have registered for the event. ”Compared to last year, the first- and second-graders route is skied as a little longer. Every year, we try to get a little baby from the previous year”, says Kari Koskinen, Director of Children's Finlandia. Co-operation with the Vierumäki Sports Insti ...
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Finlandia-hiihto (Finlandia Ski Marathon) is an non-profit organization. The income (after expenses) will be divided between the two organizing local sports clubs - Lahden Hiihtoseura (Lahti Ski Club) and Hollolan Urheilijat -46 (Hollola Athletics '49). By participating you are supporting local youth athletics.