Mark your calendars! The PAAVO Nurmi Marathon is August 12th, 2023!


We are excited about the many new activities that are being added to the Paavo Nurmi Marathon! 

The marathon, half-marathon, 2 and 5 person relays are back! 

The course is officially certified.  The start line for the Marathon, Relays and Bike event being in Upson on Hwy 77.  1/2 Marathon start line will be in Gile.  Bike event will begin at 6:45 a.m., followed by the Marathon and Relay participants who will start at 7:00 am, 1/2 Marathon will start at 8:00am on Saturday August 12.  Wrapping up at the Finnish Line on Silver Street.  


New events include:  Best Cheering Group and Best Decorated Yard (along the course) with 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes going to the winners of each category.  Decorate your yard, turn up the music and cheer participants along!


Bike the Paavo!!  Sign up to bike the course on Saturday morning at 6:45 am, prior to the runners starting and finish on Silver Street.

We are looking for volunteers for the PAAVO Nurmi Marathon for 2023! If you would like to help us make this event as successful as possible, please fill out the application below!