Markkasen Maraton Vol. 2

This event, the Markkasen Maraton, takes its inspiration from the notoriously difficult Barkley Marathons race in the USA, but it is not trying to copy it exactly. The organizers brainstormed what a Finnish version might look like, and they came up with this as an idea for one loop of the real event, which has... Continue Reading →

Markkasen Maraton

Running in the heat and humidity through majestic and challenging terrain with map in hand... Let me tell you about the Markkasen Maraton hosted by the Blister Brothers. Race report below. Photo: Jaakko Lehto On Saturday morning, June 13, 2020 I traveled from Turku to a village called Röykkä in Nurmijärvi, a region north east... Continue Reading →

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