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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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

LAST MINUTE TIPS FOR THE RACE WEEK!

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[…]