EVENT INFO

Here you can find the information of the event!

MAXIMUM RUNNING TIME

Helsinki Half Marathon has maximum running time of three (3) hours. If runner can’t keep the pace, we can not unfortunately guarantee timing and service at the route for the runner. Organizer will remove from the route all the runners who are unable to run the course within 3 hours maximum running time.

TIMING AND TIMING CHIP

Timing is organized by chip timing. Timing chip is placed to the bib number. Each runner must draw the bib on the front of the shirt and it must be displayed in the shirt throughout the race. The bib must not be folded. There is no need to return the chip after the race. Every runner will receive gross and net times.

PRIZES

Any runner who is one of the top overall finishers in the Helsinki Half Marathon Open Category, will be entitled to Prize Money:

  1. 750 EUR
  2. 500 EUR
  3. 300 EUR
  4. 200 EUR
  5. 100 EUR

The amounts will be cut half, if the times are: Men over 1 h 8 min/Women 1 h 18 min.

+ 500 EUR for the record of the race.

Also the age-series will be awarded.

Suunto wrist computer goes to:

  • The best report of the race
  • The best final spurt

The prizes will be sent afterwards.

HOTEL

The official event hotel of Helsinki Half Marathon is Radisson Blu Seaside.
With the code RUN18 you can book a room for the special HHM price (prices valid: 8th to 10th June 2018) : www.radissonblu.com/fi.

Standard-room
(about 20m2)
Superior-room
(about 30m2)
Room for 1 110,00 € 130,00 €
Room for 2 62,50 € 72,50 €
Room for 3 48,30 € 55,00 €
Room for 4 46,50 €

(Prices per one person)

The prices include breakfast and the use of the sauna on mornings and evening.

Instructions for booking via phone etc.

Phone: 020–1234 700 / booking only for separate rooms
Telefax: 020–1234 742
Email: reservations.finland@radissonblu.com
Please mention the code: HELSINKI HALF MARATHON when booking.

HASHTAGS

#HHM2018 #WeRunHelsinki, #KidsRunHelsinki and #HelsinkiHalfMarathon

PACE MAKERS

We have pacemakers for the following finish times 1:25, 1:30, 1:35, 1:40, 1:45, 1:50, 1:55, 2:00, 2:05, 2:10, 2:20, 2:30 , 2:45 and 3:00.

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.

SERIES

HHM series are: Men General, Women General, and age groups 40, 45, 50, 55, etc. for both men and women. Runners are placed in the age groups automatically based in their birth date. The general series includes all runners.

START AND THE FINISH LINE

The race will start at 8.45 am from Alvar Aallon katu and the finish line will be on Karamzininranta next to the Finlandia-house.

DISCOUNT

We have a 20 % discount for runners under 26 years old, born year 1993 or after. Use the code HHMNUORI26 and you get the discount.

RULES

The Participant agrees to comply with the organizers’ rules and instructions on the day of the competition.

ELITE ENTRY

Free participation for the event of elite runners, who have run under following times year 2017 or 2018:

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

Women
5000 m/5 km 17.30
10 000 m/10 km 36.30
Half Marathon 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

Participation

CANCELLING YOUR 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.

PARTICIPANT LIST

Please find the participant list from this link.

PARTICIPATION CONFIRMATION

If you will find your name from the participation list, your registration is ok. If you are insecure about your registration, please contact directly our online registration service provider, Ultimate Sport Service: mail@ultimate.dk

PAYMENT METHODS

We will accept following payment methods:

  • Finnish online bank payments
  • Visa and Mastercard payments
  • Sport vouchers: Smartum, Eazybreak, ePassi, Edenred Finland and Tyky online

INSURANCE AND PARTICIPANT LIABILITY

Participants will run at their own responsibility in the event. The organizer has not specifically insure the runners for accidents, injuries or any other situation. Inclusive leisure insurance is recommended for all the participants. First aid is located in the course and in the finish area.

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.

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