ECCO Helsinki City 5 Info


Age groups

The age groups for Helsinki City 5 are:

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


Every runner finishing within the one hour maximum running time will receive a HCRD medal. The three best women and the three best men will be awarded with prize money and special prizes. A prize ceremony will be held for the three best women and three men at the stadium after the race.

Also the fastest runner in each age group will be awarded with a product prize. They shall pick up their prizes from the competition office at Telia 5G Areena after the race.

Prize money for open category:
1. 1000 €
2. 500 €
3. 250 €

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The equipment storage will be open at Ruoholahti market square from 1 PM on the race day. All of the equipment left in the storage shall be packed in the gear bag you received from the competition office.

Transport of clothes in the gear bag is organized from the starting line to finish during the race. After the race the gear bag can be picked up from the equipment storage truck in front of Telia 5G Areena (Urheilukatu 5, Helsinki).

Small valuables that fit a normal sized envelope (phone, money, watch etc.) can be left to the storage for valuables during the race. The storage is located at Bollis 6, next to the finish area at Telia 5G arena. The storage for valuables is open on Saturday from 9 AM to 9:30 PM (9:00-21:30). The cost of the storage is 5 € (in cash only). Please reserve enough time and if possible exact change.

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The runners will get to the start area by public transport. Helsinki public transport ticket is included in the entry fee, please see the insturctions of the public transport in below. You should reserve at least 30 minutes for the trip.

The easiest way to get from Töölö Sports Hall (Competition office) to the start area in Ruoholahti Market Square is by metro. Take the bus towards Elielinaukio (Railway Station) or Kamppi or tram number 2,4, or 10 towards the city center. Get on the subway in Kamppi or the Railway Station and get off at Ruoholahti metro station.

Real-time timetables available on


Each runner must pick up their running number from the competition office at Töölö Sports Hall before the run. Pleace check the competition office opening hours from the general info.

Note! ECCO Helsinki City 5 running numbers must be picked up before 1:15 PM on Saturday May 18th 2019.


Helsinki city 5 priCes 2019

17.-19.5.201921 €
20.5.-31.10.24 €
1.11 – 31.12.201928 €
1.1. – 16.3.32 €
17.3. – 29.4.35 €
post-registration39 €

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The route is built on the Garmin Helsinki City Marathon route. Please see the route as an attachement below. The route will be made as flat, fast and urban as possible.

The starting line will be at the Ruoholahti Market Square. The starting time of the race is 15:15 (3:15 PM)

There is one refreshment station along the route and greater variety of services and food available at the finish area.

The finish line is located at Telia 5G Areena, just like in other events the same day. The maximum running time for Helsinki City 5 is one hour.

Helsinki City 5 2019 reittikartta routemap

Helsinki City 5 reittiprofiili elevation profile 2019

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