Category Archives: HCRD



Sign up now and save 10 euros! Sign up for the Helsinki City Running Day this week, and you’ll get a 10 euro discount! Register using the discount code HCRD24BLACK no later than Sunday November 26th. To get the discount, enter the code in the field reserved for it in the registration system, and press[…]

New at HCRD: A 5 k walk!

Helsinki City 5 is now also Helsinki City 5 Walk! Next spring, the five-kilometer street run, which is growing in popularity every year, will offer its own start group for people who want to cover the distance by walking. There is no timing for walkers. The participants of the Ice Power Helsinki City 5 Walk[…]

European Running Business Conference 2024

The fourth edition of the European Running Business Conference 2024 will take place from 8-10 November 2024 at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens. REGISTER NOW and catch an early bird offer!    #ERBC2024 #europeanathletics #snfcc #segas


Make your HCRD experience even more memorable, and get your result engraved on your medal after crossing the finish line! The engraving point is located in the Northern Stadium Square, and it serves from 12 p.m. to 18 p.m. (half marathon, marathon, and Double runners). The price of the engraving is 10 euros (card payment). […]

New update for Ice Power Helsinki City 5 route

The route of Ice Power Helsinki City 5, approved by the authorities and published in January, will change. Helsinki, its streets and other infrastructure are developing fast, and in the future will offer even better conditions for runners as well. The large-scale renovation of the main street Mannerheimintie, starting in March, will have a significant[…]

Helsinki City Marathon route for 2023!

Finland’s largest marathon, the Helsinki City Marathon, will once again be run on a beautiful, seaside route. As in recent years, two almost identical laps will be run at HCM. Compared to the 2022 route, the route is now faster and has less ascent. The changes fall on the Niemenmäki and Pikku-Huopalahti region, in the[…]


Helsinki City Running Day takes a significant step towards a more environmentally friendly event, when the bib numbers are printed on site when the runner arrives to pick up one’s number from the race office. This way, only exactly the same amount of bib numbers are printed as there are participants who show up at[…]

Ice Power Helsinki City 5 is renewing!

New route and start area! Ice Power Helsinki City 5’s growth has reached the point where the race no longer fits it’s previous start area and route. This year the start will be in next to the Olympic Stadium Square, at Mäntymäentie where all the other distances start, too. The new route will lead the[…]

Half marathon route 2023!

The Helsinki City Run half marathon route 2023 has been published! The route goes through the most beautiful Helsinki and along the seashores. The route is mostly the same as in 2022. The significant change is at the kilometers 14-15 , where the route now runs close to the coastline of Pikku-Huopalahti. Thus, the hillier[…]