Event info

Helsinki Marathon on August 24, 2019

DATE & TIME

Helsinki Marathon will be organized for the second time on August 24, 2019.

9:00 Marathon, 1/2-marathon & Marathon Relay

12:00 10k

15.30 Kids Run Helsinki Park

EVENTS

10 k
Half Marathon
Marathon relay (4 x 10,55k)
Marathon
Kids Marathon (500 m / 1000 m)

TIMETABLE

Will be published closer to the event. Premilinary start time is 9 am.

YOUTH DISCOUNT

All the runners born year 1994 or later are entitled to the youth discount (- 20 %). Use the code HMNUORISO to get the discount. The discount can’t be combined with another discount.

EVENT AREA MAP

The event area at Helsinki Marathon is Meripuisto in Eira.

BIB NUMBER

The bib number is personal and it must be attached to the front of the running shirt visibly. In any case the bib number should not be folded. BIB-numbers can be picked up on the race week and on the race day morning from the race office:

Friday 23.8. Shopping mall Kamppi (floor 2) between 12 pm and 8 pm
Saturday 24.8. Meripuisto, Eira between 7 am and 8.30 am

Possible changes will be updated closer to the event.

ROUTE

Helsinki Marathon, 10k, half marathon and marathon relay will be run on urban streets of Helsinki. Route of 2019 will be published later, official route of 2018 can be found here!
Both routes are officially measured according to the AIMS and IAAF standards. Therefore all the participants will receive officially recorded time. The route is also well marked and the kilometer signs are visible.

START AND FINISH LINE

The start and finish line are located in Meripuisto, Eira. 

AFTER RUN

More information coming up.

BAG DROP

The bag drop is free for all Helsinki Marathon runners.You can leave your belongings in bag drop in the special bag you get when you pick up your bib-number. Remember to have the sticker of your number on the string of the bag. You get the bag only for showing your bib-number. Opening times will be published closer to the event.

EVENT AREA

The event expo area will be open on the race day 24th August. The event expo area can be found next to the start and finish line at Meripuisto, Eira. More information coming up.

EVENT SHIRT

Helsinki Marathon official event shirt is Björn Borg’s technical t-shirt. All runners at marathon and marathon relay get their own shirt. 10k and half marathon runners can purchase their shirt when registering or when picking up their bib-number.

GROUPS

We offer a -15 % discount for the groups with 5 persons or more. Ask more information here: info (at) helsinkimarathon.fi. The offer is valid for the limited time.

HOTEL

Our official event hotel is Radisson Blu Seaside. The hotel offers hotel rooms for better price between 23.-25.8.2019:

1hh: 125 €/night
2hh: 145 €/night

The room offer is available for booking between 20.2.-31.7.2019.
Use the code MAR19 when booking.

There is a limited amount of rooms available, so better be fast!

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

Here you can find the list of participants at Helsinki Marathon 2019!

MAXIMUM RUNNING TIME

Helsinki Marathon, Marathon relay and half marathon has a maximum time of six (6) hours.
10 km has a maximum time of two (2) hours.

PACERS

There will be pacers at Helsinki Marathon, half marathon and at 10k.

We are providing marathon pacers at least for the following finisher times: 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, 4:45, 5:00, 5:30, 6:00.

Become a pacer here!

PASTA PARTY

A good way to prepare for the race day is to reload some carbs at Helsinki Marathon Pasta Party! The tickets in advance are 12 EUR and can be booked from the registration site. Pasta party will be held at Radisson Blu Seaside on Friday 23rd August in the evening.

Join the pasta party and meet your co-runners!

 

KIDS RUN HELSINKI PARK

Kids Run Helsinki is a running event that is organized at Helsinki Half Marathon.
Read more here and register: www.kidsrunhelsinki.fi

PRIZES

At the finish all the Marathon, Marathon relay, half marathon and 10k runners will receive the Helsinki Marathon exclusive medal.

Any runner who is one of the top overall finishers in the marathon Open Category (Men/women)
will be entitled to Prize Money (year 2019):

Men
1. 1 000 EUR
2. 500 EUR
3. 250 EUR

Women
1. 1 000 EUR
2. 500 EUR
3. 250 EUR

The amounts will be cut half, if the times are: Men 2.25:00 minutes or over/Women 2.40:00 minutes or over.

Men with time 2.30:00 or over and Women with 2.50:00 or over are not entitled to the prize money.

PRIZE AWARDS

The prize awards will be held close to the finish on the race day.

REFRESHMENT STATIONS

There will be hydration stations approximately every three kilometer on the marathon and half marathon course and two stations for the 10k runners.

TIMING AND TIME CHIP

There will be chip timing at the Helsinki Marathon. Chip will be attached to race number. Each runner must draw the number on the front of the shirt and it must be displayed in the shirt throughout the running. The number should not be folded. There is no need to return the chip after race. Every runner will receive gross and net times.

PAYMENT METHODS

You can pay the entry fee by Visa, Mastercard or by Finnish online bank codes. We will also accept Finnish sport vouchers (Smartum, Eazybreak, Tyky, Virikesetelit, Ticket Duo, ePassi and Virikesetelit) as payment method.

CANCELLATION OF PARTICIPATION

No cancellations of participation are required. We will not refund your participation fees in any circumstances. With a medical certificate transfer to the next year is possible against a transfer fee of 5 EUR.

TRANSFER OF PARTICIPATION TO A NEW RUNNER

Participation can be transferred to another person or to another #werunhelsinki -event year 2019 by a 5 EUR transfer fee.

SERIES

The Helsinki Marathon, 1/2-marathon and the 10 k seriesbased on the rules of Finnish Athletics Federation and IAAF are: Men General, Women General, and age groups 40, 45, 50 and 55 for both men and women. Runners are placed in the age series automatically regarding to their birth date. The general series includes all runners.Besides there are series for other-gender in all the distances.

For Marathon Relay series are: Men, Women, and Open

SHOWERS AND TOILETS

More information coming up soon!

ELITE ENTRY

Free participation for the event of elite runners, who have run under following times year 2018 or 2019:

Men
5000 m/5 km 15.30
10 000 m/10 km 32.30
Halfmarathon 1.12.00
Marathon 2.40.00

Women
5000 m/5 km 17.30
10 000 m/10 km 36.30
Halfmarathon 1.21.00
Marathon 3.00.00

For elite entry, travel reimbursement and accommodation contact:

Tuomo Salonen
Athletes’ Liaison for Helsinki Half Marathon
tuomo.salonen(at)runhigh.fi
IAAF Authorised Athletes’ Representative

REGULATIONS

The participants can only run with their own name and number. Running with a wrong name or number is prohibited. The Participant engages to follow the organizers’ rules and instructions on the day of the event.

RESULTS

Results from 2018 can be found here!

INSURANCE AND RUNNER’S RESPONSIBILITY

Runners will participate at their own responsibility to the event, and the organizer has not taken insurance for any accidents or injuries caused by runners. Comprehensive insurance is recommended for participants. The first aid points will be located in the finish area and on the route.

FIRST AID

First aid will be located in the finish line area and on the route.
Emergency number is 112.

Contact us

+358 50 5740267
info@helsinkimarathon.fi