The Paavo Nurmi Festival

Paavo Nurmi The festival celebrates and commemorates the memory of the great runner Paavo Nurmi during the festival weeks in Turku. The festival includes various sports events. 2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of Nurmi's first Olympic Games at the Antwerp Olympics. In his career, Nurmi won nine golds and three silver medals at the Olympics.

Paavo Nurmi Games, 11th August The Kaleva Games, 13th-16th August Paavo Nurmi Marathon, 22nd August