EVENT INFO

Here you can find the information of the event!

TIMETABLE

Timetable for HHM2019 will be revealed here closer to the event.

START 

The race will start at 8.30 am from Alvar Aallon katu in front of Finlandia Hall on the side of Töölönlahti. The start time is the same for all and there will be different start areas for different finishing times.

THE FINISH

The finish is on Karamzininranta next to the Finlandia Hall (Mannerheimintie 13 E).

THE EVENT EXPO

The event expo area is located close by the start and finish, in front of Finlandia Hall at Töölönlahdenpuisto.

THE EVENT OFFICE

You can find the event office on the race day from Finlandia Hall between 7 am and 2 pm.

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. The bib numbers can be picked up from event office on race week:

Thursday 6.6. between 2.00 pm and 8.00 pm, Forum shopping mall (Floor 0.)
Friday 7.6. between 10.00 am and 8.00 pm, Forum shopping mall (Floor 0.)
Saturday 8.6 between 7.00 am and 8.00 am, Finlandia Hall (Mannerheimintie 13 E)

Times will be updated closer to the event!

EVENT SHIRT

You can buy the Björn Borg technical finisher/event shirt for HHM2019 when registering for the race with only 10 EUR fee.
If you have already registered, you can buy the shirt when picking up your bib-number.

AFTER RUN

More information coming up soon!

AGE

Everyone born year 2004 of before are welcome to join the Helsinki Half Marathon. People born 2005 or after can join the Kids Run Helsinki at the event.

BAG DROP

There will be a free bag drop for all the runner’s. 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.

Bag drop is open on the race day at Finlandia Hall between 7 am and 2 pm.

DISCOUNTS

We offer 15 % discount for groups with 5 persons or more. Ask more information about the discount here: info@helsinkihalfmarathon.fi. The offer is valid for the limited time.

All runners born year 1994 or after are entitled for the youth discount. The discount is – 20 % and will be available with the code: HHMNUORISO when registering for the race. The discount can’t be combined with another discount.

ELITE ENTRY

More information:

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

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

You can find the list of participants for HHM2019 here.

HASHTAGS

#HHM2019 #WeRunHelsinki #KidsRunHelsinki #HelsinkiHalfMarathon

HOTEL

Our official event hotel is  Radisson Blu Seaside. The hotel offers hotel rooms for better price between 7.-9.6.2019:

1hh: 140 €/night
2hh: 160 €/night

The room offer is available for booking between 20.2.-30.4.2019.
Use the code HALF19 when booking.

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

HYDRATION STATIONS

There will be six (6) hydration stations along the course of Helsinki Half Marathon on the following locations:

4,2 km : water & sports drink
6,7 km : water & Red Bull
8,6 km : water & sports drink
13,0 km : water & sports drink
17,3 km : water & sports drink
19,5 km : water & Red Bull
21,1 km : finish line service

KIDS RUN HELSINKI

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

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.

PACE MAKERS

We have a great pacers also at HHM2019. We are prividing pacers at least for the following finishing times: 1:25, 1:30, 1:35, 1:40, 1:45, 1:50, 1:55, 2:00, 2:10, 2:20, 2:30 , 2:45 and 3:00.

Apply to become a pacer here!

PASTA PARTY

A good way to prepare for the race day is to reload some carbs at Helsinki Half 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 7th June in the evening.

Join the pasta party and meet your co-runners!

PRIZES

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

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 1.08.00 minutes or over/Women 1.18.00 minutes or over.

Men with time 1.11.00 or over and Women with 1.21.00 or over are not entitled to the prize money.

Course-record: 500 EUR

The age-series will also be awarded.

The prize-awards will be held near by the finish.

RESULTS

We are using live result-feed in this event. You can find the results soon here!

ROUTE

The route of Helsinki Half Marathon is made to be flat and fast. It starts in front of Kansalaistori and follows the beautiful seaside of Helsinki. Check out the HHM2019 course map here!

RULES

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

SERIES

HHM series based on the rules of Finnish Athletics Federation and IAAF are: Men General, Women General, and age groups 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 for both men and women. Runners are placed in the age groups automatically based in their birth date. The general series includes all runners. Besides there is a series for other-gender.

SHOWERS

More information coming up soon!

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.

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’s race is possible against a transfer fee of 5 EUR. You can also transfer the entry for another #werunhelsinki event year 2019 with 5 EUR transfer fee.

TRANSFER OF PARTICIPATION TO A NEW RUNNER

Participation can be transferred to another person by a 5 EUR transfer fee.
Follow these instructions:

  1. Sign in your own page: https://secure.onreg.com/onreg2/personal/index.php?eventid=4160&company=2&language=fi
  2. Click “Transfer entry/sell entry”
  3. You see a code on the screen, save it and send for another person
  4. That another person can register with 5 EUR transfer fee for the race

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

PARTICIPANT LIST

Please find the participant list from this link.

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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