February 22-23rd 2020



Race Office is located in Lahti Fair Center - Salpausselänkatu 7, Lahti, Finland


Main entrance to the Race Office goes trough the main doors of the Lahti Fair Centre. From the lobby move straigt ahead towards Intersport Expo and just before the expo (Vesijärvi -hall) turn right (high door) and to another hall (Lahti -hall). You should now be in Race Office, next to the wall is the Late Entries and on the other side you can find pre-bought bib. From the Race Office return your steps to INFO point and doorway next to INFO move back to Lahti -hall and you'll find the Equipment Storage.

Please do not bring your skis inside the Lahti Fair Centre. You're allowed to bring your skis inside only when you're using the ski waxing service inside. The premium waxing service station is located behind the Intersport Expo in Vesijärvi -hall.

We highly recommend to leave your skis to Ski Storage which is free to use. You can access the Ski Storage about 30 meters right from the main entrance of Lahti Fair Centre.

    The points of interests (POI) are marked with colored beachflag in the race office:
  • Ski Park (S) red flag
  • Late Entry Point (A) orange flag
  • Pick-up Point (B) green flag
  • Equipment Storage (C) purple flag
  • INFO Point (i) blue flag
  • The Race Office opens at Thursday 21nd of February.

  • Race Office Opening hours between 21-24.2.2019 :
    • from 13:00 to 18:00 at Thursday
    • from 10:00 to 20:00 at Friday
    • from 08:00 to 18:00 at Saturday
    • from 08:00 to 14:00 at Sunday

  • Late Entries Registration opens
    • During the late entries the registration can only be made in the Race Office at Lahti during the opening hours.
    • The registration fee can not be paid by bank account transfer. The fee must be paid at the location in the Race Office with a credit card or by cash (we recommend using cash to avoid problems).
    • It is recommended to make a preliminary registration through our website to speed up the late registration process in the Race Office.

  • Late Entries Registration closes
    • CT 50km registration ends at Saturday 23th Feb cl 09:00
    • CT 32km registration ends at Saturday 23th Feb cl 10:30
    • CT 20km registration ends at Saturday 23th Feb cl 10:30
    • FT 50km registration ends at Sunday 24th Feb cl 09:00
    • FT 20km registration ends at Sunday 24th Feb cl 11:00

  • Bib packages (envelopes) are available
    • The bib package includes your bib and a timing chip attached among other possible items. A Meal Ticket can be found from inside the envelope.
    • The bib package should be collected from the Race Office during the opening hours. We recommend to pick up the package before the race morning so you'll have more time to prepare for the actual race.
    • The bib package can be collected by another person by handing us a letter of credentials from the actual bib package owner.
    • We do not mail bib packages. A participant is responsible for the package content after we have handed it out.

Contact Information 2019

We will try to answer emails sent to us as soon as possible but please be patient to wait a response during the race days. If you're cancelling your participation and haven't been responded yet please don't be alarmed as we will contact you after the race the latest.

Send us email to :
Secretary General
Tiina Hernesniemi
Assistant / AD
Sami Kulmala
Race Office Manager
Hannu Ojala
Equipment Storage
Pekka Salovaara
Leading Cashier
Carolin Steiner
Communications / Announcer
Kari Käyhkö
Timing Service / EQTiming
Kenneth Penttinen
Race Manager Assistant
Niklas Turku
Juho Makkonen
Local Health Service 24h


STARTEX offers professional wax service for a fee at the LAHTI -hall.

  • KICK WAXING 20,00 €
  • GRIP TAPE 20,00 €
  • GLIDE WAXING 25,00 €
  • CLEANING 10,00 €

Payment required in advance with cash or credit card. Waxing prices include ski clips.

The Service is open during the Race Center opening hours.

You can bring your skis to the waxing already a day before the race and to receive them in the morning before your race starts.


Payment Options

  • During the late entries we accept cash or credit cards (VISA/Mastercard) payments only.
  • During the late entries it's possible to pay the registration fee only at the Race Office in Lahti within our opening hours.

Guide to Finlandia-hiihto 2019

  • Download digital guide - pdf, 6 Mt
  • The Guide is a vital information package for every participant, including important guidelines and race rules.
  • Please check the timetables and other important information related to the start from the Schedule -page
  • If you have downloaded the 2019 guide earlier please refresh this page (Windows: CTRL+F5, OSX: CMD+R) to ensure to have the latest version.




  • Download PDF, Highres 2Mt


  • Download 50km PDF, Highres 8Mt
  • Download 32km PDF, Highres 8Mt
  • Download 20km PDF, Highres 8Mt

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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.