When registering for the 2025 Helsinki City Running Day, you can purchase a new type of cancellation insurance. With the Mysafety cancellation insurance, you get the registration fee back if you are prevented from participating, for example due to your own or a loved one’s illness, if the babysitter or the train doesn’t show up,[…]

The Helsinki City Run Half marathon route 2024

The Helsinki City Run half marathon offers you an enjoyable run along the most beautiful seaside routes of Helsinki. The route remains almost the same as last year, when a few climbs were cut out of the route. As usual, the start is in front of the Olympic Stadium on Mäntymäentie. The only change to[…]

We present the 2024 event t-shirt!

It’s time to reveal the color of the 2024 Helsinki City Running Day event t-shirt! This year’s color is cheerful orange! The HCRD event shirt is made by Craft and its material is 100% recycled polyester. The material is thin, soft and it keeps moisture away from the skin. The shirt is very durable in[…]


Sign up now and save 10 euros! Sign up for the Helsinki City Running Day this week, and you’ll get a 10 euro discount! Register using the discount code HCRD24BLACK no later than Sunday November 26th. To get the discount, enter the code in the field reserved for it in the registration system, and press[…]

New main partner: Saucony

Saucony becomes the new main partner of Helsinki City Running Day and the title partner of Helsinki City Marathon and Helsinki City Marathon Relay Saucony and Finnish Athletics (SUL) have signed a multi-year cooperation agreement through which Saucony will become one of the main partners of Helsinki City Running Day. In accordance with the title[…]

New at HCRD: A 5 k walk!

Helsinki City 5 is now also Helsinki City 5 Walk! Next spring, the five-kilometer street run, which is growing in popularity every year, will offer its own start group for people who want to cover the distance by walking. There is no timing for walkers. The participants of the Ice Power Helsinki City 5 Walk[…]

European Running Business Conference 2024

The fourth edition of the European Running Business Conference 2024 will take place from 8-10 November 2024 at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens. REGISTER NOW and catch an early bird offer! https://erbc2024.european-athletics.com/    #ERBC2024 #europeanathletics #snfcc #segas


Make your HCRD experience even more memorable, and get your result engraved on your medal after crossing the finish line! The engraving point is located in the Northern Stadium Square, and it serves from 12 p.m. to 18 p.m. (half marathon, marathon, and Double runners). The price of the engraving is 10 euros (card payment). […]

New update for Ice Power Helsinki City 5 route

The route of Ice Power Helsinki City 5, approved by the authorities and published in January, will change. Helsinki, its streets and other infrastructure are developing fast, and in the future will offer even better conditions for runners as well. The large-scale renovation of the main street Mannerheimintie, starting in March, will have a significant[…]

Helsinki City Marathon route for 2023!

Finland’s largest marathon, the Helsinki City Marathon, will once again be run on a beautiful, seaside route. As in recent years, two almost identical laps will be run at HCM. Compared to the 2022 route, the route is now faster and has less ascent. The changes fall on the Niemenmäki and Pikku-Huopalahti region, in the[…]