Category Archives: HCR


New Race Courses 2020

There will be some changes to Helsinki City Running Day 2020 race courses. Runners will still enjoy the same seafront scenery, but thanks to new routing we can offer faster and flatter courses. The biggest change is the change of direction of the HCR and HCM courses. The course now runs clockwise (compared to running[…]

Early Bird offer for HCRD 2020

Next year the Finland’s largest running event Helsinki City Running Day will take place May 16th, 2020. We want to offer you an early registration with an Early Bird price. The registration for 2020 opens May 17th. Sign up between May 17th-19th before midnight May 19th with great Early Bird prices. Register through here for[…]

Important info for HCRD runners

Welcome to Helsinki City Running Day on May 18th! In this message you will find important information about the event and your participation in HCRD 2019. Registration card and the running bib The bib numbers and registration cards are sent to runners’ emails. You may either print it out and take with you or write[…]


Welcome to the race week runners! Are you excited? Here are some last minute tips for the days before Helsinki City Running Day on Saturday! Don’t do anything new. Race week isn’t the time to try new shoes, new food or drinks, new gear, or anything else you haven’t used on several workouts. Stick with the routine[…]

HCRD info magazine 2019

Helsinki City Running Day info magazine is now in English too! Find all the important infos, route and event area maps and timetables about HCRD 2019 from here: See you in Helsinki City Running Day on May 18th!

More international runners registered on HCRD than ever

In 2019 Helsinki City Running Day will be more international than ever! Already at this point Helsinki City Running Day has more international runners than last years event. Already 1500 runners from 80 different countries have registered for the biggest running event in Finland. The biggest group of internationals comes from Great Britain and the[…]

Over 10 000 runners have registered for Helsinki City Running Day 2019

Helsinki City Running Day (on May 18th) has reached 10 000 registered runners in two months before the event. The Helsinki City Running Day is the largest running event in Finland with 6 distances. Helsinki City Running Day combines the largest half marathon Helsinki City Run and the most international and the biggest marathon Garmin[…]

2019 Helsinki City Running Day shirt now on sale!

Helsinki City Running Day 2019 FINLAND T-shirt is now on sale.  HCRD official event t-shirt is a perfect souvenir from Finland’s largest running event. The shirt is Craft running t-shirt. Soft, comfortable and fast-drying t-shirt with reflective Craft logo. The runners can also order their name printed on the back of the t-shirt. Order your[…]

Recovery area serves the runners of Helsinki City Running Day

For the first time, Helsinki City Running Day offers a recovery area for the runners of the day. Recovery area is located behind Telia 5G Arena, near the finishing line and equipment storage. The area includes Avantopool Kinos cold recovery pools, sauna provided by Union of Professional Engineers in Finland to celebrate their 100. jubilee[…]


Helsinki City Running Day combines the most important running events of Finland into one day: Saturday May 18th 2019. The routes and schedules of the six events have been planned carefully and are now final. The one and only Garmin Helsinki City Marathon takes place for the 39th time – second time in the spring under Helsinki City Running Day![…]