The Event

Espoo Trail Run is the series of trail running events that are arranged on every season. The route is always the same, so the competition series is perfect also for following-up your fitness level.

The event is open for runners at all fitness levels and ages. The best of competition series will be rewarded.

Espoo Trail Run is arranged by Espoon Akilles orienteers. The event is organized by volunteers and the profit will be used directly for development of junior training.

Event dates and times for year 2022:

  • Thursday 27.04.2023 at 18 Spring

  • Wednesday 16.08.2023 at 18 Summer

  • Wednesday 06.12.2023 at 11 WinterExtreme

Pre-registration shall be done latest by five day prior to the event date. There is an attendee limit of 300 runners.

Results 27.04.2023


Route Map

7 km reitti

7 km route

Route Description

The route will take you through the most beautiful trails in Espoo Central Park. The route choices are 3 km, 7 km and 14 km. The event has a beautiful but technically and physically challenging route. It challenges even the most experienced trail runners with sharp ascents and technicality, and amount of dirt road part will be minimized. Route has been clearly marked. The same route will be taken 1-2 times. The competition center is the Puolarmaari Outdoor Center, Espoo.

Timing system is EMIT (Usage instructions). You may take your own EMIT punch card, or rent such from the organizer.


Route choices3km7km14km
Height difference40m40m40m
Furthest individual ascent400m400m400m
Split times001
Dirt roads250m300m600m

Height profile

Height profile 7km

Height profile on 7 km route

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Event Information

Read closely the competition instructions below!

Routes and distances

  • Boys below 18 years: 3 km

  • Girls below 18 years: 3 km

  • Men: 7 km

  • Women: 7 km

  • Men: 14 km

  • Women: 14 km

  • Fitness: 3 km (also families and teams)

  • Fitness: 7 km (also families and teams)

  • Fitness: 14 km (also families and teams)


Competition fees:

  • Boys and girls below 18 years: 10 eur

  • Adulst (18 years and over): 25 eur

  • Family (2 adults and 2 children below 18 years): 40 eur

Post-registration after the registration time is possible with double entry fees, with the condition that the number of pre-registered attendees do not exceed 300 participants.

Punch cards used for timing system (EMIT) rental cost is 5 euros. This will be paid at the same time with registration.

Entry fee includes:

  • Timing for participants with emit punch card

  • Water or sport drink service on half-way of 14 km route and at the finish line

  • Route map in plastic protection case

  • Excellent competition arrangements

  • Great trail run experience in the middle of Espoo

The participation on the event is free of charge to the members of Espoon Akilles Orienteers.


Prizes will be given in the competition categories Women 14 km, Women 7 km, Men 14 km, Men 7 km, Girls 3 km and Boys 3 km according to the total points for the cup in the last competition of Espoo Trail Run (6.12.). With Fitness categories, all the prizes will be drawn among all the participants. Additionally on each competition the three best in all competition categories will be awarded with Espoo Trail Run take-away.


The Competition Center is located at the cabin of Espoon Akilles in Puolarmaari Espoo. Follow the guidance to the parking from Puolarintie street.


It is possible to use parking lot in Puolarmaari, and possible streetside parking. Please follow the instructions of the parking staff. Due to limited parking space, we recommend arriving by bike, carpool, public transportation (e.g. the bus lines 125, 134, 136, 158, 531, 531K take you near)


Depending on the number of competitors, the start will be either mass-start for all at the same time, or mass-starts for each categories. Starts will be at weekend events from 10:00 or from 11:00. On the evening events, the starts will be from 18:00. Please be there in time.

Competition instructions summary (for the event 6.12.2023)

The most important things summarized:

  • Post-registration latest at 30 minutes before start. Please make sure to have exact sum of cash!
  • Competition bibs (numbers) must be picked up latest at 30 minutes before start.
  • Remember to reset the EMIT punch card prior to start.
  • Starts at 11:00 - onwards
  • The finish closes at 12:30
  • Each competitor must come to finish line and result service - also those who have no timing and those who have suspended the race!

More details can be asked from - 040 540 3246


Summer 6.12.2023 at 11:00