Event info

Helsinki Marathon on August 24, 2019

DATE

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

EVENTS

10 k
Half Marathon
Marathon relay
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. You can find the area map here!

BIB NUMBER

BIB-numbers can be picked up on the race week and on the race day morning from the race office. More information coming up.

ROUTE

Helsinki Marathon and 10k will be run on urban streets of Helsinki. Official route will be found from 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) helsinkihalfmarathon.fi. The offer is valid for the limited time.

HOTEL

More information coming up soon!

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 both at Helsinki Marathon, half marathon  and at 10k. More information coming up soon!

PRIZES

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

More information about prizes coming up soon!

PRIZE AWARDS

More information coming up.

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. More information coming up soon!

TIMING

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 by a 5 EUR transfer fee.t.

SERIES

The Helsinki Marathon and the 10 k series 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.

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