Tuusula is home for over 36 000 people and about 1 900 companies. The drive to Helsinki takes half an hour; to Helsinki-Vantaa airport, a quarter. Hyrylä is the centre of Tuusula, at the southern end of lake Tuusulanjärvi. The red-brick buildings in Hyrylä are reminiscent of the garrison tradition. The valley along Tuusula-river, and Lake Tuusulanjärvi are the lungs of Hyrylä and significant recreational areas. Jokela is the northern centre of Tuusula along the main railway line. It is a community constructed in garden-city style; its industrial history is linked with an old brickyard. Several lovely pools are a remnant of the brickyard tradition. Tuusula is home to the Tuusulanjärven Maraton.
The event has been organized since 1994. Half-marathon and marathon route has been officially measured, and it passes mainly around the Lake Tuusula asphalted pedestrian and bicycle path. The route runs for the first time along the Tuusula Lake Road and offers cultural experiences both runners as the public route even passes by Jean Sibelius’s home.
The area has excellent transport links and parking space is enough surrounding areas. Welcome to Tuusula and Järvenpää, Finland!
The marathon course starts and finishes in Tuusula and goes around Tuusulanjärvi lake in a 1/2 marathon, the route is run once, in a marathon twice. The course is officially measured.
Start address: Rykmentintie, 04300 Tuusula, Finland
Finish address: Rykmentintie, 04300 Tuusula, Finland