The Opening Ceremony of the European Athletics Championships takes place in Senate Square on Tuesday, June 26, from 20 to 22 hrs.
Hannes Kolehmainen ran Finland on to the world map in the 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games, where he was the first ever Finn to win athletics Olympic gold.
The Koskipäivä event has already become a tradition for the whole family and will be celebrated at the Vanhankaupunginkoski Rapids (Viikintie 1) on Saturday 25 August 2012 from 12 to 4 p.m.
Midnight Run is among the biggest and most entertaining sports events in the Nordic countries.
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