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Venues for sports events in Jyväskylä

From baby steps to active everyday life and international top performance. Sports is a major source of joy and wellbeing for the residents of Jyväskylä. We encourage people to be active and enjoy sports in their own way and at their own level regardless of their age or background. The encouraging atmosphere is also evident at the sports events in Jyväskylä.


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Success in professional sports requires exceptional willpower and perseverance. Years of practice will eventually culminate into one moment when success means everything.

In Jyväskylä, we know this well.

This is why we want to offer facilities for sports events where each athlete has the best opportunities to excel. Without forgetting the experiences and great sporting atmosphere in the field as well as the spectators’ stands. 

Cooperation with us is close and effortless. The compact city structure, long traditions and focused sports expertise form a streamlined combination that makes it easy to take the requirements of different target groups into account and organise a successful event.

This website is developed for the "Jyväskylä International Sports Events Project" and has been funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The project has been funded as part of the European Union's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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European Masters Marathon 6.9.2025

European Masters Marathon will be organized in Jyväskylä 6th of September 2025 in Capital of Sport, Jyväskylä. The marathon route runs along the beautiful Lake Jyväsjärvi (Rantaraitti). European Masters Marathon 2025 will be run as part of Finlandia Marathon. In English - Finlandia Marathon. Watch the video for the EM Marathon 2025.

European Masters Athletics 2027

The City of Jyväskylä and Athletics Club of Jyväskylä (JKU) in cooperation with SUL and SAUL are applying for European Masters Athletics 2027 to be organized in Jyväskylä. Watch our video for the EMA 2027 championship application.

Contact information:
Jaana Ruponen
Marketing Manager, Event City Jyväskylä
+358 50 344 6496, jaana.ruponen[at]