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 second biggest from Italy. Germany, France and Estonia are also a part on the TOP 5 nationalities of Helsinki City Running Day.
– It’s great that Helsinki City Running Day attracts so many international runners. The circumstances for a running event are perfect in Helsinki in May. Clean air, the beautiful seaside and an average temperature of 15 degrees celcius make the conditions perfect for running, says the race director Markku Haverinen.
– It doesn’t hurt either that Helsinki has recently become internationally even more interesting as a travel destination, Haverinen adds.
Helsinki City Running Day warmly welcomes all international runners to Helsinki on May 18th 2019!