Minimarathon is a fun and active event for children and the whole family. Every runner is a winner in the Minimarathon, no matter how long it takes to reach the finish line. There is no timing in the event and participant can choose to run the 1km safe route either fast or take it easy.

Every runner will have their own bib number attached to their Minimarathon-shirt.


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Minimarathon Info



5.10.-7.1.18 € 
8.1.-5.4.202221 € 
6.4.-28.4.24 € 
post registration 29.4.-13.5.26 €


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Cancellation policy
Entry fees are non-refundable in every case. Participants does not need to inform the organisation about possible cancellations before the event.


In case you cannot find your name on the start list even though you have paid the entry fee, please contact the office by email. Address:

If you do not want your child’s name on the start list, you can register them with a nick name. In this case, remember which name you have used! Fill in the other information perfectly so you will get all the important information.



The running bib, T-shirt and running package has to be picked up from the Minimarathon competition office on Friday May 13th, 2022 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (8.00-17.00 hrs) at Pallokenttä 1 (next to the Olympic Stadium, address: Urheilukatu 1) 

Please note that you need to know your running number before picking it up, the information of the running number is sent to you approx. 1 week before the event by email. 

At the event day the running number needs to be attached in front of a shirt and be visible during the whole race. The runners can keep their running numbers after the Minimarathon.

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The event day


Event schedule 

In 2022, The Minimarathon will take place on FRIDAY May 13th. The event center (Race office and activity area) in located on Pallokenttä 1, next to the Olympic Stadium. The Finish is still at the Olympic Stadium.

Friday May 13th, 2022

08:00 a.m.    Minimarathon Race office opens at Pallokenttä 1 (next to the Olympic Stadium, address: Urheilukatu 1) Note! Different location than the Race Office for HCRD adult runners.

3 p.m.    Minimarathon activity area opens at Pallokenttä 1

5 p.m.    Minimarathon bib number pick up closes

5 p.m     Minimarathon starts

8 p.m.    The activity area closes


Age groups and start times 2022

5 p.m.      4 years old and younger  – Starts 1, 2, 3 (every 5 minutes)
5.50 p.m. 5 years old – Starts 4, 5, 6 (every 5 minutes)
8.10 p.m  6 years old– Starts 7, 8, 9 (every 5 minutes)
6.30 p.m  7 years old – Starts 10,11 (every 5 minutes)
6.45 p.m  8 years old – Start 12
7 p.m       9-10 years old– Start 13
7.15 p.m 11-12 years old – Start 14

The Minimarathon’s first start is at 5 p.m. on Friday May 13th, 2022 at Pallokenttä. Before the start there will be a warm up for the run. 

The distance for every age group is about 1 km. Smallest kids can go with their parents or older siblings from other age groups. Groups are divided by ages, and girls and boys from same age group are starting together. There will be several starts in the age groups 4-7 years old. The groups will be divided in the start area by the organizer.

Kids under 4 years can start in the first age group. There is no timing at any age groups.

We recommended runners and their family members to use public transportation as we don’t have any reserved parking areas for the runners.

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The finish line for Minimarathon is located at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium.

After finishing the run every participant will get a medal and can enjoy some snacks and refreshments at the arena. Unfortunately special diets can not be taken into consideration.

After the run it is still possible to go back to Töölön pallokenttä to play and enjoy the activities.


The organizer has the right to use the pictures and videos taken at the event.

During the event, our photographing partner Marathon Photos, will take pictures of all the runners before, during and after the race. All pictures taken will be available online after the event only for runners who have given their permission to photos while registering to the event.

It will take about 2-3 days until the pictures can be found online. After the race Marathon Photos customer service will help you with all questions about the photos. If you don’t want children’s pictures online, please select Photo Permission -No- at the entry-profile.

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The Start is at Töölön pallokenttä Sports field (address: Urheilukatu 1-5, 00250 Helsinki). The route is about 1 km long, It is safe and guarded by adults. Kids can run with their parents if they wish. The finish area is located at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium.

See the route map below the info section. TO BE UPDATED

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Parents can access the Minimarathon finish area at the Olympic Stadium from the same gate as the runners.

Spectators can also watch Minimarathon from the Olympic Stadium B1 and B2 stands, which will be open from 9:00 AM forward.


Minimarathon route is from Eläintarha sports field to Helsinki Olympic Stadium. Parents can run along if they wish. At the finish area there are medals and snacks waiting for the little marathoners.

There are age groups for children aged between 4-12. However there is no minimum age, so also runners under 4 years are more than welcome!
Smaller children can run with their parents or older siblings.


  • Safe 1 km route from Töölön pallokenttä to the Olympic Stadium
  • Warm up before the run
  • Minimarathon-medal to every runner

  • Technical Minimarathon running t-shirt (value 19,90 €)

  • Lots of fun activities at Eläintarha sports field
  • Refreshments and snacks at the finish area