Helsinki 5 km run

Salvequick Helsinki City 5 

The Salvequick Helsinki City 5 is fast and flat 5 km running event around the iconic Helsinki Olympic Stadium on October 2nd, 2021. In this event, you can either race or walk, the entry fee includes great snacks and drinks at the finish area. This is the best way to experience the atmosphere of a large running event!

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Salvequick Helsinki City 5 Info

AGE GROUPS AND PRIZES

Age groups

The age groups for Salvequick Helsinki City 5 are:

* women open
* men open
* girls 15, 17 and 19 years
* boys 15, 17 and 19 years

Prizes

Every runner finishing within the one hour maximum running time will receive a medal. A diploma can be printed from your own result page after the official results have been published.

The three fastest women and men will be awarded with prize money. In case the winning time goes under 14.15 (men) and 16.50 (women) the below mentioned sums will be raised by 500 euros.

Prize money for open category:
1.  750 €
2.  400 €
3.  300 €

The three fastest runners in each age group will be awarded with special prizes.

Please note that a prize ceremony will be held for the three fastest women and men (open category) at the Olympic stadium directly after the race.

Other awarded runners shall pick up their prizes from the Race Office at the Olympic Stadium after the race. Prizes are not sent to runners after the event. 

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BIB NUMBER PICK-UP

Each runner must pick up their bib number from the Race Office at the Olympic Stadium before the run. Please check the Race Office opening hours from the info section.

Note! Salvequick Helsinki City 5 bib numbers must be picked up latest by 01:30 p.m. (13:30 hrs) on Saturday October 2nd, 2021.

Please note that we are only welcoming participants/runners to the Race Office this year. Before entering the Race Office, please make sure that you checked your bib number from the message your received to ensure you can enter the correct queue at the Race Office. The Race Office service desks are divided by distances and bib numbers. 

ENTRY FEES 2021

Salvequick Helsinki city 5 entry fees 2021

  
  
2.3. – 23.8.31 €
24.8. – 13.9.33 €
post-registration35 €
  

The event t-shirt is included in the entry fee until January 8th 2021. After that you can purchase the event t-shirt for 15 euros when you register for the race (20 euros at the event). 

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HOW TO GET TO THE START AREA

The start area of Salvequick Helsinki City 5 is located at Hammarskjöldintie which is on the north side of the Olympic Stadium, close to the Swimming Stadium. 

The start area is located on a short walking distance from the Olympic Stadium.

START, ROUTE AND FINISH

Start

The Salvequick Helsinki City 5 will start at 03:00 p.m. at Hammarskjöldintie, close to the swimming stadium. The elite field will start at 03:00 p.m. (15:00 hrs), whilst the main field will start at 03:10 p.m (15:10 hrs). Runners will be informed about their start field about one week prior to the event.  

We recommend runners to use face masks in the starting area and during the start of the race. Waste bins for face masks are situated about 400m after the start line. 

The Salvequick Helsinki City 5 results are based on runners’ net times (time from crossing start line to crossing finish line). Therefore, runners do not need to rush to the start line, as their timing will not start before they crossed the start line. Elite runners’ times will also be reported as brutto times for result/statistic services. 

Note! Runners shall not cover their bib number with their hands neither when crossing the start nor the finish line. 

Route

The Salvequick Helsinki City 5 route is now even faster than in previous years. The starting line is next to the Olympic Stadium on Hammarskjöldintie. The route is a flat and fast 5 km run around the Olympic Stadium. The finish line is located at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium. A great variety of services and food are available at the finish area.

The maximum running time for the Salvequick Helsinki City 5 is one hour.

Please see the route as a picture below.

Elevation profile 2021

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General event info

SALVEQUICK HELSINKI CITY 5 ROUTE

The Salvequick Helsinki City 5 route is even faster than before. The route is around the Olympic Stadium and Töölö Sports Park and the finish line at the iconic Olympic Stadium.
Click the map to get better view of the map.

THE entry FEE INCLUDES

  • Participation in the running event
  • Printable diploma via result system
  • Finisher medal
  • Bag drop
  • Storage for valuables
  • Timing
  • International result service UltimateLIVE
  • Transfer service for discontinuing runners (TaksiHelsinki)
  • First aid on the route and at the finish
  • Refreshments at the finish area
  • Free training twice per month (in Helsinki region)