EVENT INFO

Here you can find the information of the event!

TIMETABLE

Will be updated later.

START 

The race will start tentatively 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 in Karamzininranta in front of the Finlandia Hall (Mannerheimintie 13 E).

THE EVENT EXPO

The event expo area is located close by the start and finish area.

THE EVENT OFFICE

Will be updated later.

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:

  • More detailed schedule will be updated later.

EVENT SHIRT

HHM2020 can be purchased when making registration for the event for 12 €. Purchased t-shirts can be picked up from race office together with the bib number. Event shirts will not be delivered by mail.

If you have already registered for the event and want to order event t-shirt, click here.

AFTER RUN

Will be updated later.

AGE

Everyone born year 2005 of before are welcome to join the Helsinki Half Marathon.

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 between 7 am and 1 pm.

DISCOUNTS

We offer 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.

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

More information:

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

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

Will be updated later.

HASHTAGS

#HHM2020 #WeRunHelsinki #KidsRunHelsinki #HelsinkiHalfMarathon

HOTEL

Will be updated later.

HYDRATION STATIONS

There will be six (6) hydration stations along the course of Helsinki Half Marathon. More detailed locations will be updated soon.

 

KIDS RUN HELSINKI

Kids Run Helsinki is a running event for children. The event 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 HHM2020. Running times of pacers will be updated later.

PASTA PARTY

Will be updated later.

PRIZES

Will be updated later.

RESULTS

We are using live result-feed in this event. You can find the results of 2019 here!

ROUTE

The route of Helsinki Half Marathon is flat and fast and goes around the best running streets in Helsinki. The course starts in front of Finlandia Hall from Alvar Aallon katu and follows the beautiful seaside of Helsinki. Route of 2020 will be updated later.  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

Will be updated later.

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 until 7.6.2019. You can also transfer the entry for another #werunhelsinki event year 2019 with 5 EUR transfer fee until 7.6.2019. Contact info (@) helsinkihalfmarathon.fi if you want to transfer the entry for another event or for the next year.

TRANSFER OF PARTICIPATION TO A NEW RUNNER

Participation can be transferred to another person by a 5 EUR transfer fee until 4.6.2019.
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

Between 5.6.-7.6.2019 the participation can be transferred for another runner with 10 EUR transfer fee. Contact in this case: info (@) helsinkihalfmarathon.fi.

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

CANCELLING YOUR PARTICIPATION

No cancellations of participation are required. We will not refund your participation fees in any circumstances.

TRANSFER OF PARTICIPATION

It is possible to transfer your participation to

1. Next Helsinki Half Marathon

With a medical certificate transfer to the next year’s race is possible against a transfer fee of 5 EUR until 9.5.2020. After that transfer fee is 10 EUR. Transfer has to be made no later than 5.6.2020.

2. Another person

You can transfer your participation to another person (until 1.6.2020). After transfer request your registration will be cancelled, and you will get a discount code worth the same amount of money you paid for your registration, and that discount code can be used when new person will make a registration. If the registration fee is less than 5 € higher when the transfer request is made, then discount code will be 5 € less than the current registration fee.

Note: Registration paid with sport vouchers cannot be transferred to another person.

3. Another event

You can also transfer the entry for another #werunhelsinki event year 2020 until 5.6.2020. After transfer request your registration will be cancelled, and you will get a discount code worth the same amount of money you paid for your registration, and that discount code can be used when new person will make a registration. If the registration fee for the event in question is less than 5 € higher when the transfer request is made, then discount code will be 5 € less than the current registration fee.

How can I transfer my participation?

When transferring your participation to another event or person, or to next year, please contact info (a) helsinkihalfmarathon.fi with following information:

  • Name of the original participant
  • Name of the person who will make the new registration (if participation will be transferrer to another person)
  • To which event trasfer will be made

After the transfer request you will get more detailed instructions by email.

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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