Welcome to Virtual Helsinki Half Marathon 2020

Now you have a chance to take part in Helsinki Half Marathon 2020 also in virtual race! The race is open for everyone – it doesn’t matter in which country or city you run – all you need is a phone or watch with gps, and an application from which you can share your route and time to us with a link.

Virtual Helsinki Half Marathon rules and practicalities:


Each runner will run half marathon (21,1 k).

Race duration and rules

You have time to run and register results between 13.10.-15.11.2020 (organiser maintains the right to make changes to schedule).

You can perform your runs anywhere and any time until 15.11.2020, as long as you can share us link to gps-route with time date from your tracking application (e.g. Strava, Sports Tracker, etc.)

All the distances have to be run or walked without breaks in timing. 

Registration and registration fees

Registration is free, but you can also support the organiser by purchasing voluntary registration package that includes Helsinki Half Marathon 2020 medal or medal + Helsinki Half Marathon t-shirt.


  • Participation 0 €
    • Participation is free!
  • Support 5 €
    • Support fee to help organizer to cover costs of virtual event
  • Participation + medal 15 €
    • Helsinki Half Marathon 2020 finisher medal (medals will be mailed after the race for everyone who completed half marathon).
  • Participation + medal + t-shirt 25 €
    • Voluntary payment to support the organiser.
    • Helsinki Half Marathon 2020 finisher medal (medals will be mailed after the race for everyone who completed half marathon)
    • Helsinki Half Marathon t-shirt (technical Björn Borg shirt)

Payment methods at the web platform are most of the common credit cards. If you want to pay your registration with Finnish sport vouchers, add to Coupon field the code VOUCHER and pay your registration by following these instructions: How to pay with Finnish sport vouchers

Times and results

Times of your runs and the link to tracker data are uploaded in the event platform where you get access after the registration.

You can update your results to the platform maximum of 2 times. Be careful when adding times and gps-links, because after sending one result you can’t make changes to it anymore.

Results (added to the platform by Sunday) will be updated to this page every Monday starting from 19.10.


We will have surprise prizes from our partners!

Social media

You can update your runs to social media with hashtag #werunvirtual2020

Also it would be cool if you tag @helsinkihalfmarathon to your Instagram-stories, and we can share them to our followers!

Bib numbers

Download here bib number for your run and get the feeling of a big event also on your virtual run. Choose either number 21,1 or photoshop any number and name to the empty version.

Remember also our other virtual running events

Standings 25.10.2020 (* = new time)

Virtual Helsinki Half Marathon 2020 – Men
1 Marko Hollanti Tampereen maratonklubi 1.41.59
2 Sami Myllylä Helsinki 1.46.40
3 Denis Rechkunov Germany 1.48.43
4 Seppo Tolppi Sieppijärven Sisu 1.56.41
5 Markus Forsthövel 2.10.00
6 Jeroen Bos Netherlands 2.13.55
7 Nalin Sanjeeva Muthugalage Don Espoo catering 2.17.30

Virtual Helsinki Half Marathon 2020 – Women
1 Eerika Lipsanen Espoo 1.36.53*
2 Rosa Sirén 1.53.11*
3 Roosa Lehtinen Someron Voima 1.56.41
4 Anni Ruuska Kpk24/7 1.57.25*
5 Cintia Pacchiano Mexico 2.10.00
6 Birgi Putkonen 2.13.51*
7 Heidi Edsvik 2.14.16*
8 Viktoriia Shubina 2.15.53*
9 Piia Autonen-Laakso Lahden pyöräilijät 2.17.16
10 Anu Tamminen 2.19.41*
11 Petra Linden 2.39.19*
12 Fia Gustafsson 2.39.32*
13 Marjo Luusuaniemi 3sisters_runforfun 2.48.04*