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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[…]

Garmin Helsinki City Marathon 2020 event shirt

Garmin Helsinki City Marathon 2020 event shirt is now published! What do you think? Isn’t it amazing? This years’ shirt has grey clour with black and gold 40th edition logo. The shirt is soft, comfortable and fast drying Craft running t-shirt with reflective Craft logo. You can choose the most suitable size for you when[…]

Helsinki City Running Day returns to the Olympic Stadium in 2021

In 2021 the Olympic Stadium of Helsinki will be the home base of Helsinki City Running Day. The fully renovated Stadium offers great facilites for the event. In spring 2020 the Olympic Stadium is still under construction and the main arena of the event is Telia 5G Areena, familiar venue from recent years. (photo: Olympic[…]

2020 event schedule

The updated schedule for Helsinki City Running Day 2020. Helsinki City Run Half Marathon’s first starting group will take off at 11 am. The other four starting groups will follow every 7 minutes; group number 5 will start at 11:28 am. The starting time of Garmin Helsinki City Marathon and the Marathon Relay is 2:45[…]