Helsinki City double

Double the running experience by attending the Helsinki City Double event! On May 17th, 2025 you can challenge yourself and run both the marathon and the half marathon on the same day. Runners will get the services and results for both the HCM marathon and the HCR half marathon whilst they will also participate in the Helsinki City Double series. During Helsinki City Running Day everything is possible!


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Helsinki City Double Info


Helsinki City Double will award prizes in the following series:

Open category Women/Men.


Each runner finishing the half marathon within 3 hours and marathon within 6 hours receives a Helsinki City Run finisher medal and Garmin Helsinki City Marathon finisher medal. The runners finishing both distances within the time limit will also receive a special Helsinki City Double medal.

The Helsinki City Double runners are competing both in the half marathon and marathon age groups but they are also competing in the open category for the Helsinki City Double event. Three (3) top female and male Double runners will be awarded. Awarded runners must pick up their prizes from the Race Office at the race day.

The Helsinki City Double runners will get result both from half marathon and marathon but also the combined results from both events.

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The age limit for Helsinki City Double is 18 years.

The Helsinki City Double runners will pick up one bib number, which will be used for both marathon and half marathon, from the Helsinki Olympic Stadium HCRD-Expo (Paavo Nurmen tie 1, 00250 Helsinki). The bib number needs to be picked up no later than one (1) hour prior to the marathon start which means latest by 8:40 a.m. on Saturday.

Double runners use the same bib number for the marathon and the half marathon.

Please make sure that you have your QR code available when you enter the race office. Your friend can also pick up your bib number for you with your QR code. 

Please remember to check the Race Office opening hours from the general info. Before entering the Race Office, please have your QR-code available.

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Helsinki City Double entry fees 2025

10.-14.5. 80 €
15.5.-31.10. 93 €
1.11.2024-7.1.2025 99 €
8.1.-11.3. 115 €
12.3.-29.4. 125 €
30.4.-17.5. 140 €

The event t-shirt is included in the entry fee until June 26th, 2024. From June 27th onwards, you can purchase the event t-shirt for 17,90 euros when you register (23 euros at the event).

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Helsinki City Double runners have a designated Bag Drop inside the Olympic Stadium. The Bag Drop is located on Floor -1.

The entrance to the Bag Drop area can be found next to the Race Office entrance (stairs to Floor -1). Please note that the area is not an actual Rest Area and there are no toilets on Floor -1.

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Please find the route maps and route elevation profiles for Helsinki City Run and Helsinki City Marathon from their respective info pages (links above).

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The double runners run both Helsinki City Marathon and Helsinki City Run half marathon on the same day.

The Helsinki City Marathon starts at 09:40 a.m. Double runners need to complete the marathon in approx 5,5 hours. They need to ensure they are in the starting area for the half marathon no later than 03:00 p.m. (15:00 hrs). Half marathon’s the latest start is 3:10 p.m. (15:10 hrs). Double runners are responsible themselves for making it to the half marathon starting area in time. From the marathon’s finish area at Helsinki Olympic Stadium, there is a 10 minutes walk to the half marathon start (Mäntymäentie).

The half marathon cut off time is 3 hours.

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  • Participation in the largest marathon running events in Finland (HCM & HCR)
  • Refreshment points along the route and at finish (HCM & HCR)
  • Finisher medals (HCM & HCR) and Helsinki City Double medal
  • Printable diploma via result system
  • Timing (HCM & HCR + combined result)
  • Bag drop
  • Storage for valuables
  • International result service UltimateLIVE
  • Transfer service for discontinuing runners (TaksiHelsinki)
  • First aid on the route and at the finish area
  • Refreshments at the finish area
  • Free training twice per month (in Helsinki region)
  • Free entry to the Helsinki Swimming Stadium