Category Archives: HCRD

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LIVE results and tracking

All results are updated LIVE during the event on this link. LIVE results on the UltimateLIVE app All results are available and updated LIVE during the event in the UltimateLIVE smart phone app. The app can be downloaded from your application store or directly from the link http://app.ultimate.dk LIVE GPS tracking All participants are offered[…]

HCRD 2020 event area maps

The venue of Helsinki City Running Day 2020 is the beautiful Helsinki Olympic Stadium! Because the venue is new to everyone, we kindly ask all participants to familiarize themselves with the event area maps to be able to easily locate event office, expo, bag drop and start areas. There will be lots of signs on[…]

Helsinki City Running Day COVID-19 UPDATE

Helsinki City Running Day will be organized with special arrangements on October 3rd, 2020. Please familiarize yourself with our plan HERE. We ask all runners to read the instructions carefully, because this time it is especially important that everyone attending the event is healthy and willing to work with us to make HCRD 2020 a[…]

HCRD group runs w/ Craft will start again on August 23rd

Helsinki City Running Day group runs start again! The first group run will be on Sunday August 23rd from Pirkkola at 12pm. We will be meeting in front of the maintenance building next to the sports field (address: Pirkkolan Metsätie 6, 00630 Helsinki). There will be 4 different pace groups (5.30min/km, 6.15min/km, 7min/km and 7.45-8min/km)[…]

The event schedule of HCRD 2020

The preparations for Helsinki City Running Day are going in full speed. The event will be organized with special arrangements, keeping the safety of our runners as a top priority. This means for example more start corrals than usual. Check the HCRD 2020 event schedule in below. The schedule for Helsinki City Running Day 2020[…]

Tips for training when your target race has been postponed

How to continue training when your target race has been postponed? The coronavirus pandemic has changed the training of many runners and possibly postponed their target race to another time in the future. We want to support your training and offer some tips on how to update your training program towards your new goal. Your[…]

Helsinki City Running Day postponed to 3rd of October and returns to the Olympic Stadium

The largest running event in Finland, Helsinki City Running Day, is now scheduled to take place on Saturday the 3rd of October 2020 at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium. Helsinki City Running Day is postponed from May to the beginning of October due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. –  When searching for the new date, we were following closely the predictions of how long the Covid-19 epidemic will last in Finland. The health and safety of our community being an[…]

HCRD group runs w/Craft cancelled until the end of April

Due to the coronavirus situation the HCRD training runs w/Craft have been cancelled until the end of April. We are sorry for the situation that affects us all. However, we are encouraging runners to keep training and running although we cannot run in big groups right now. If you want, you can go for a[…]

Helsinki City Running Day postponed to early autumn due to Coronavirus

The Finnish Athletics Federation is postponing Helsinki City Running Day to early autumn due to Coronavirus. On March 12th, 2020 the Finnish Government has announced that all the events with more than 500 participants will be cancelled until end of May, 2020. In alignment with this recommendation, Helsinki City Running Day originally scheduled for May[…]

Introducing the Garmin Helsinki City Marathon 2020 finisher medal!

Garmin Helsinki City Marathon is celebrating its’ 40th anniversary on May 16th 2020. The Garmin Helsinki City Marathon runners will have a beautiful, golden 40th anniversary finisher medal! For 40 years the Helsinki City Marathon’s medal has had a different symbol or imago along the route. This year the medal shows the Aurora Bridge which[…]