LAHTI - HOLLOLA - LAHTI
FINLANDIA-HIIHTO
February 22-23rd 2020

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

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 Institute plays a major role in the event. There are 40-50 student sports instructors participating in the event in Vierumäki. It will delight Kosk, as well as general skiing.
"It is also great that we received this year's first snow removal in Lahti this November, and the chances of going skiing have been really good," Koskinen said.

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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.