About the race

Rokua Geopark Challenge is a fierce 24-hour adventure race committed to protecting the environment for future generations. The UNESCO Global Geopark certified Rokua Geopark offers stunning surroundings for the 10-year anniversary race on August 14th 2021. The competitors help us in our mission to preserve the environment: all entry fees are donated entirely to grass-root fresh-water ecosystem preservation work in the Rokua area.


Why UNESCO Global Geopark?

UNESCO Global Geoparks are single, unified geographical areas of international geological significance. They have a bottom-up approach of combining conservation with sustainable development while involving local communities. In addition to sustainable surroundings, each location offers a captivating arena for the race. Read more at the UNESCO Global Geoparks site.


Seppo Mäkinen

Head of Sports

Teemu Hostikka

Head of Media

Nikolaos Zouros

Head of Unesco Global Geopark Network

Vesa Krökki

Head of Rokua Geopark