Helsinki City double

Double the running experience by attending the Helsinki City Double event! On May 14th, 2022 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

AGE GROUPS AND PRIZES

AGE GROUPS 

The age groups are as following: Open category Women/Men. 


PRIZES

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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AGE LIMIT

The age limit for Helsinki City Double is 18 years.

BIB NUMBER PICK-UP

The Helsinki City Double runners will pick up an envelope which contains both their half marathon and marathon bib number from the Helsinki Olympic Stadium HCRD-Expo (Paavo Nurmen tie 1, 00250 Helsinki). The envelope needs to be picked up no later than one (1) hour prior to the marathon start which means latest by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 14th, 2022. 

Double runners need to remember to change their bib number between the two races. Runners must wear the marathon bib number first, and then change to the half marathon bib number after finishing the marathon, before starting the half marathon race.

Please remember to check the Race Office opening hours from the general info. Before entering the Race Office, please check your bib number from the message you 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. 

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ENTRY FEES 2022

 

5.10.-1.11.75 €
2.11.-30.11.79 €
1.12.-7.1.202289 €
8.1.-28.2.99 €
  
  
1.3.-28.4.115 €

Post registration 29.4.-14.5.  129 €

HELSINKI CITY DOUBLE AREA

We offer the Helsinki City Double runners an area at the Olympic Stadium after finishing half marathon (from 12 pm – 2pm) where they can have a short break and grab some energy before going to the marathon start. There will also be a place where double runners can leave their essential belongings (e.g. snacks or change of clothing). 

This area is situated at the -1 floor. The entrance to this area can be found next to the Race Office entrance (stairs to the -1 floor). Please note that there is no toilets at the -1 floor.

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ROUTES 2021

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

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TIMETABLE, STARTS AND FINISH

The double runners run both Helsinki City Marathon and Helsinki City Run half marathon on May 14th, 2022. 

The Helsinki City Marathon starts at 09:30 a.m. Double runners need to complete the marathon in approx 5,5 hours. They also need to change their bib number and ensure they are in the starting area for the half marathon no later than 03:00 p.m. (15:00 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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THE ENTRY FEE INCLUDES

  • 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)
  • 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)