Helsinki Half Marathon 10.6.2023 - Event Info

Event info of Helsinki Half Marathon

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Helsinki Half Marathon 2023

Sign up now also for Helsinki Half Marathon 2023! Registration is open. Read more at Registration-page.

General info

Time and location

Helsinki Half Marathon will be run 10.6.2023.

Schedule:

8.15 Helsinki Half Marathon
12.15 Kids Run Helsinki HHM 500m
12.30 Kids Run Helsinki HHM 1000m

 Start and finish area will be located on Töölönlahden puisto in the city center of Helsinki.

Registration

Pre-registration for Helsinki Half Marathon 2023 is open until 31.5.2023. Late-registration is also possible at the race office as long as there are bib numbers available.

Distance and age groups

Distance: 21,1km

Series / age groups: Men, Women, M/W40, M/W50, M/W60, M/W70

In general series (Men and Women) top 3 runners will be awarded, in age group the winners. 

There is also gender option Other.

Training

  • Best help with your training towards Helsinki Half Marathon you can get from our coaching partner Runner’s High. Read more about coaching services of Runner’s High at www.runhigh.fi

#WERUNHELSINKI – route tours:

Morning Shake Out HHM
  • 5.6.2023 at 08.00-09.00 at Eläintarha field
 

You don’t have to register to WeRunHelsinki trainings, just join!

General info

Time and location

Helsinki Half Marathon will be run 11.6.2022.

Schedule:

8.15 Helsinki Half Marathon
12.15 Kids Run Helsinki HHM 500m
12.30 Kids Run Helsinki HHM 1000m

 Start and finish area will be located on Töölönlahden puisto in the city center of Helsinki.

 

Registration

Pre-registration for Helsinki Half Marathon is open until 31.5.2022. Late-registration is also possible at the race office as long as there are bib numbers available.

Distance and age groups

Distance: 21,1km

Series / age groups: Men, Women, M/W40, M/W50, M/W60, M/W70

In general series (Men and Women) top 3 runners will be awarded, in age group the winners. 

There is also gender option Other.

Training

Best help with your training towards Helsinki Half Marathon you can get from our coaching partner Runner’s High. Read more about coaching services of Runner’s High at www.runhigh.fi

WERUNHELSINKI – open trainings:

6.6.2022 Get ready for Helsinki Half Marathon/ 6.6.2022 08.00-09.00/ Eläintarha field/ more information here!

15.8.2022 Get ready for Helsinki Marathon with New Balance/ 15-8.2022 08.00-09.00/ Eläintarha field/ more information soon!

The professional coaches of Runner’s High will give you the best training towards your race.

You don’t have to register to WeRunHelsinki trainings, just join!

Event

Race office and bib numbers

You can pick-up your race number and late-register for the event at event office.

Event office is located in Töölönlahden puisto.

Bag storage

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!

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.

Hydration stations and finish line services

TBA

Pace makers

Helsinki Half Marathon offers again a great range of pacers at 2023 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.

Preliminary pace makers at Helsinki Half Marathon 2023:

Helsinki 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

Do you want to be our pacer?

APPLY HERE!r

Toilets and showers

TBA

Time limit

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.

Rules

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

Medals

Finisher medals will be awarded to everyone who reaches the finish line.

Elite runners

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
  • 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
Please fill this form to apply in the event as an elite runner.

Route 2022

Helsinki Half Marathon 2022 course map:

Event area 2022

Helsinki Half Marathon 2022 event area map:

Event

Race office and bib numbers

You can pick-up your race number and late-register for the event at event office.

Event office is located in Töölönlahden puisto.
Event office opening times:

Friday 9.6.2023 13.00-20.00
Saturday 10.6.2023 06.00-07.15

Race numbers for Kids Run Helsinki HHM can be picked-up 10.6.2023 until 11.30.

Bag storage

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. Bag drop will be located in Töölönlahden puisto.

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.

Hydration stations and finish line services

There will be six (6) hydration stations along the course of Helsinki Half Marathon.

4,5 km Kompassitori: sports drink + water
7,0 km Kauppatori: Red Bull energydrink + water
9,0 km Laivastokuja, Katajanokka: sports drink + water
12,5 km Sörnäisten Rantatie: sports drink + water + energy gel
17,0 km intersection of Teollisuuskatu and Päijänteentie: sports drink + water
19,0 km Alppipuisto: Red Bull energydrink + water

There will also be hydration available at the finish.

Pace makers

Helsinki Half Marathon offers again a great range of pacers at 2023 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 preliminary at the following paces in 2023:

Helsinki Half Marathon (10.6.2023):
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?

APPLY HERE!

Toilets and showers

Toilet facilities are available at the finish area and at the refreshment stations.

Showers TBA

Time limit

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.

Rules

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

Medals

Finisher medals will be awarded to everyone who reaches the finish line.

Also in general series (Men and Women) top 3 runners will be awarded, in age group the winners. 

Elite runners

Free participation for the event of elite runners, who have run under following times year 2022-2023:

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
Please fill this form to apply in the event as an elite runner.

Route 2022

Helsinki Half Marathon 2022 course map.

Event area 2022

Helsinki Half Marathon 2022 event area map.

After the event

Results

Click here to Results page, where you’ll find the link to the live results and results from previous years!

Photos

Photos from the event will be published after the event, and those are free to use for all the participants.

See photos from previous years here.

Frequently asked questions

Email with race number will be sent to all the registered participants before the race office opens. If you haven’t received the email (remember to check you spam folder as well!), no worries! Race office will find your number also by your name. Just show up to race office to pick up your number, and we are ready to help 🙂

You’ll find more information about registration and link to registration platform by clicking here

Yes you can.

More information about the transfer conditions can be found in the end of Registration-page

You can pick-up your bib-number and race-kit from the race office, read more at event info

Yes, you can! Just choose ‘sport vouchers’ as payment method after you’ve made the registration, and follow the instructions.

If you have made your sport voucher payment to Helsinki Half Marathon Oy, then it should be fine. Don’t hesitate to contact us by email (info@helsinkihalfmarathon.fi) if you have any questions.