EVENT INFOHere you can find the information of the event!
Helsinki Half Marathon will be run on 11.6.2022.
The start time is at 8.15 am.
STAR AND FINISH
Start and finish area will be located initially on Töölönlahden puisto in the city center of Helsinki.
THE EVENT EXPO
The event expo area is located close by the start and finish area.
THE EVENT OFFICE
You can pick-up your race number and late-register for the event at event office.
Event office opening times:
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.
You are only allowed to run with your personal bib-number. Running with other person’s bib-number is strictly forbidden due to safety reasons.
Registration for 20221 is open. Click here to sign up!
Event shirt can be purchased from registration form for 15 €.
Coming up again 2022!
Everyone born year 2007 of before are welcome to join the Helsinki Half Marathon.
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. You will get your belongings from the bag drop by showing your running number, so keep it safe!
Bag drop is open on the race day from 7.00.
Free participation for the event of elite runners, who have run under following times year 2021-2022:
5000 m/5 km 15.30
10 000 m/10 km 32.30
5000 m/5 km 17.30
10 000 m/10 km 36.30
Please fill this form to apply in the event as an elite runner.
#HHM2022 #WeRunHelsinki #HelsinkiHalfMarathon
There will be again this year great cheering points on the course of HHM2022!
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.
All the runners who finish the Helsinki Half Marathon will receive the HHM2022 Finisher Medal at the finish.
Helsinki Half 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 Half Marathon (11.6.2022):
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
Do you want to be our pacer?
Coming up again 2022!
We are using live result-feed in this event.
You can find the results of 2021 here!
The route of Helsinki Half Marathon is flat and fast and goes around the best running streets in Helsinki. The course follows the beautiful seaside of Helsinki. 2022 route map will be published later.
The Participant agrees to comply with the organizers’ rules and instructions on the day of the competition.
HHM series based on the rules of Finnish Athletics Federation and IAAF are: Men General, Women General, and age groups for both men and women (age groups will be published later). 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 and toilets
Toilet facilities are available at the finish area and at the refreshment stations.
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.
Are you interested in volunteering at Helsinki Half Marathon? Apply here!
CANCELLING YOUR PARTICIPATION
If you cancel your entry latest 7 days from the date you did the registration (and latest 11.5.2022), it’s possible to get the refund of your ticket. In this case 10 € fee will be charged.
No cancellations of participation are required starting 12.5.2022. If you cancel your entry 13.5.2022 or later, or more than 7 days after the registration was made, unfortunately it’s not possible to get the refund.
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 11.5.2022. After that transfer fee is 10 EUR. Transfer has to be made no later than 10.6.2022.
2. Another person
You can transfer your participation to another person (until 5.6.2022). 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 2022 until 10.6.2022. 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.
If the event has to be cancelled or it cannot be organized due to force majeure, the organizer is not liable for paying back any registration fees. The organizer is not liable for any delays or damages that are caused by the cancellation or postponement of the event due to force majeure. Force majeure is an event or occurrence beyond the control of the organizer which the organizer could not reasonably be expected to have taken into account at the time of the conclusion of the contract or to have avoided or overcome it or its consequences. Force majeure comprehends both natural disasters and events such as civil unrest, risk to general safety, orders of public authorities or other superior force that prevents the organizing of the event.
We will accept following payment methods:
- Finnish online bank payments
- Visa and Mastercard payments
- Sport vouchers: Smartum, Eazybreak, ePassi, Edenred
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.