Jyväskylä will offer WMA 2012 entrants four top-level venues. All facilities are located within walking distance of city centre.
Hippos Hall is the main indoor hall for athletics. It offers excellent conditions for running, jumping and throwing sports.
- Oval track 200m, four track Novotan, banked curves
- Nine-line straight
- Four high jump locations
- Two pole vault locations
- Two locations for long jump/ triple jump
- Three shot put rings
- Weight training facilities
- Warm-up locations
- Throw training location downstairs
- Technical Information Centre (TIC)
- Call room
- Service locations
- Physiotherapist service
- Showers and changing rooms (approx. 20 facilities)
- Meeting rooms
- Media facilities
- Capacity 3500 persons
- Google Maps Street View
- Jyväskylä Map Service
- Floor plan
Harju Stadium is the place where all winter-throwing sports and cross-country running are held. It locates in the beautiful Harju Ridge recreational area just beside city centre.
Shore of Lake Jyväsjärvi, Jyväskylä Harbour
This is the route for the Half Marathon. The course goes around the shore of Lake Jyväsjärvi right in the heart of the city. Start and finish located in harbour.
Jyväskylä Harbour locates near the city centre. Harbour offers a great environment for road race walking competition.