EVENT INFOHelsinki10 on April 25, 2020
Helsinki10 2020 will start at The Senate Square 25.4.2020
The finish 2020 is at Kansalaistori.
Route map will be published later. You can check out the route of 2019 here!
THE EVENT EXPO
The event expo area is located close by the finish line at Kansalaistori.
THE INFO POINT
You can find the info point from the start and from the finish.
The bag drop is free for all the runners and it’s open on the race day.
All your belongings must fit in the special bag, that you get when picking up you BIB-number. Remember to mark you bib-number on the sticker that you will attach on the string of the bag.
The belongings can be left on the bag drop at the start where from they will be transferred to the event expo area/finish line area.
BIB NUMBER AND LATE REGISTRATION
The bib number is personal and it must be attached to the front of the running shirt visibly. In any case the bib number should not be folded.
Free participation for the event of elite runners, who have run under following times year 2019:
5000 m/5 km 15.30
10 000 m/10 km 32.30
Half marathon 1.12.00
5000 m/5 km 17.30
10 000 m/10 km 36.30
Half marathon 1.21.00
For elite entry, travel reimbursement and accommodation contact:
Athletes’ Liaison for Helsinki Half Marathon
IAAF Authorised Athletes’ Representative
There will be two hydration stations along the course of Helsinki10. One on around 4 km point on Hernesaari and the other one around 8 km point in Ruoholahti.
MAXIMUM RUNNING TIME
Helsinki10 has maximum running time of one hour and fourty minutes (1h 40 min). If runner can’t keep the pace, we can not unfortunately guarantee timing and service at the route for the runner.
We had a nice collection of pacemakers also at Helsinki10 year 2019! Faster pacers will run the grosstime, so their time starts exactly at 13.00. Slower pacers run net-time so they will begin when they cross the starting line. Pacers are marked well.
We have pacers at least for the following finisher times: TBA
The winners of Men, Women and age-series will be awarded.
We are using live result-feed in this event. Link will be published soon.
The Participant agrees to comply with the organizers’ rules and instructions on the day of the competition.
Helsinki10 series based on the rules of Finnish Athletics Federation and IAAF are: Men General, Women General, and age groups 40, 45, 50, 55 and 60 for both men and women. Runners are placed in the age groups automatically based in their birth date. The general series includes all runners. Besides there is a series for other-gender.
Will be published closer to the event!
TIMING AND TIMING CHIP
Timing is organized by chip timing. Timing chip is placed to the bib number. Each runner must draw the bib on the front of the shirt and it must be displayed in the shirt throughout the race. The bib must not be folded. There is no need to return the chip after the race. Every runner will receive gross and net times.
CANCELLING YOUR PARTICIPATION
No cancellations of participation are required. We will not refund your participation fees in any circumstances.
TRANSFER OF PARTICIPATION
It is possible to transfer your participation to
1. Next Helsinki10
With a medical certificate transfer to the next year’s race is possible against a transfer fee of 5 EUR until 28.3.2020. After that transfer fee is 10 EUR. Transfer has to be made no later than 24.4.2020.
2. Another person
You can transfer your participation to another person (until 20.4.2020). After transfer request your registration will be cancelled, and you will get a discount code worth the same amount of money you paid for your registration, and that discount code can be used when new person will make a registration. If the registration fee is less than 5 € higher when the transfer request is made, then discount code will be 5 € less than the current registration fee.
Note: Registration paid with sport vouchers cannot be transferred to another person.
3. Another event
You can also transfer the entry for another #werunhelsinki event year 2020 (until 24.4.2020). After the transfer request your registration will be cancelled, and you will get a discount code worth the same amount of money you paid for your registration, and that discount code can be used when new person will make a registration. If the registration fee for the event in question is less than 5 € higher when the transfer request is made, then discount code will be 5 € less than the current registration fee.
How can I transfer my participation?
When transferring your participation to another event or person, or to next year, please contact info (a) helsinkihalfmarathon.fi with following information:
- Name of the original participant
- Name of the person who will make the new registration (if participation will be transferrer to another person)
- To which event trasfer will be made
After the transfer request you will get more detailed instructions by email.
We will accept following payment methods:
- Finnish online bank payments
- Visa and Mastercard payments
- Sport vouchers: Smartum, Eazybreak, ePassi, Edenred Finland and Tyky online
INSURANCE AND PARTICIPANT LIABILITY
Participants will run at their own responsibility in the event. The organizer has not specifically insure the runners for accidents, injuries or any other situation. Inclusive leisure insurance is recommended for all the participants. First aid is located in the course and in the finish area.
PHOTOS AND VIDEOS TAKING DURING THE EVENT
Event organizers will have full rights to publish the photos and video material taken during the event. We will also release pictures and videos in our social media channels.