Event info

Helsinki Marathon on August 20, 2022

HELSINKI MARATHON RACE INFO 2022

event DATE and schedule 

Helsinki Marathon will be run on 20.8.2022.

Schedule:

8.30 Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay
12.30 10 k
15.30 Kids Run Helsinki Park 500m
15.45 Kids Run Helsinki Park 1000m

DISTANCES

10 k
Half Marathon (21,1 km)
Marathon Relay (4 x 10,55k)
Marathon (42,195 km)

Registration 

Registration for Helsinki Marathon 2022 is open. Click here to read more and sign up.

BIB NUMBER & RACE OFFICE

You can late-register and pick up the bib-number at the race office.

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 from the race office. 

Friday 19.8.2022 13.00-20.00 / (All distances)
Saturday 20.8.2022 6.00 – 7.30 (Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon relay)
Saturday 20.8.2022 6.00-11.30 (10 k)
Saturday 20.8.2022 6.00-15.00 (Kids Run)

We highly recommend to collect your race package already on Friday. 
You can also collect your friend’s package.

You will receive email/text-message about your bib-number latest on Thursday 18th August.
Please open this document before entering the race office and show this document (and possibly your friend’s codument aswell) at the race office, when you are collecting your race package.

The event office will be located in Meripuisto.

COURSE

Helsinki Marathon, 10k, half marathon and marathon relay will be run on urban streets of Helsinki. Courses are officially measured according to the AIMS and IAAF standards. Therefore all the participants will receive officially recorded time. The course is also well marked and the kilometer signs are visible.

Route of 2022 will be published later.

Check out the 2021 course here!

EVENT SHIRT

All runners at marathon get their own event shirt included in the price. Marathon relay, 10k and half marathon runners can purchase their shirts from registration for 15 €, or at the event office for 20 €.

HOTEL

Official event hotel in year 2022 is GLO Hotel Art.

Read more and book your room here!

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.

AGE limit 

Minimum age for participating the marathon or half marathon is 15 years old.

SERIES

The Helsinki Marathon, 1/2-marathon and the 10 k series based on the rules of Finnish Athletics Federation and IAAF are: Men General, Women General, and age groups 40, 50, 60 and 70 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

 

 

 

 

 

PACERS

Helsinki Marathon offers again a great range of pacers at 2022 event.
Pacers will run stable pace at the event targeting to specific finishing times. 

Pacers will help you to reach your goal or to maintain steady pace throughout your run.

We will have pacemakers at least at the following events in 2022:

Helsinki Marathon (20.8.2022):
Marathon: 3.30, 3.45, 4.00, 4.15, 4.30, 4.45, 5.00, 5.30, 6.00 and to the halfway 3.00, 3.10-3.15, 3.20, 3.50, 4.20
Half marathon: 1.30,1.35, 1.40, 1.45, 1.50, 1.55, 2.00, 2.05, 2.10, 2.15, 2.20, 2.30, 2.45, 3.00
10 km: 00.40, 00.45, 0.50, 0.55, 1.00, 1.05, 1.10, 1.15, 1.20, 1.20, 1.40.

Do you want to be our pacer? APPLY HERE!

MEDALS

At the finish all the marathon, marathon relay, half marathon and 10k runners will receive the Helsinki Marathon 2021 exclusive medal.

CHEERING POINTS

There will be again this year great DJ’s and cheerleaders cheering for you on the course during your run. Invite your friends to cheer as well!

More detailed information about the best cheering points coming up.

GROUP DISCOUNT

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 and can’t be combined with other discounts.

YOUTH DISCOUNT

Are you 25-years-old (born 1997 or later) or younger on the event day? We’ll offer you 25 % discount for registration fee, just add code NUORISO2022 to the registration form. The offer is valid for the limited time. Youth discount cannot be combined with any other discounts. The discount can’t be used after the registration is done or at late registration.

ELITE ENTRY

Free participation for the event of elite runners, who have run under following times year 2021-2022:

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 request please fill this form.

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.

 

CONDITIONS

 CANCELLING OR TRANSFERRING YOUR PARTICIPATION

Read more about our cancellation policy on registration page 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.

PHOTOS AND VIDEOS TAKING DURING THE EVENT

Event organizers will have full rights to publish the photos and video material taken during the event. We will also release pictures and videos in our social media channels.