The biggest and most international running event in Finland – Helsinki City Running Day on May 18th, 2019

Would you like to run the streets of Finland’s capital and enjoy the beautiful city centre and the sea views while running? If yes, Finland’s biggest and most international running event, – Helsinki City Running Day in May would be the perfect option for you. Read more…

Text by Annamari Ahonen | Photo by Jesse Väänänen

10 km street run in the heart of Helsinki!

Chilly weather? Yes please! Great views and running along beautiful coastline? Yes please! 10k on a fast and flat route? Yes please! The Helsinki10 is this and much more! Read more…

Text by Elina Vastakoski | Photo by Otso Heinonen

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Challenge the spring of Northern Finland!

The NUTS Karhunkierros event has already attained an iconic status in Finland’s trail running scene. The event takes place in Oulanka National Park in northeast Finland. Read more…

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The most international half marathon in Finland

The Helsinki Half Marathon (HHM) is the most international half marathon event in Finland! In 2018 over 20 % of the runners came from 60 different countries – all the way from Australia and the United States. Read more…

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Five excellent reasons to run in Finland

Five excellent reasons to run in Finland!

There are countless good reasons why you too should come to Finland to run – here we present five very important reasons Read more…

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Run in Finland – You are warmly welcome!

It is said that Finland was placed on the world map by its runners at the 1912 Summer Olympic Games in Stockholm. The Finns took no fewer than nine gold medals at these Games, lead by Hannes Kolehmainen, “Smiling Hannes”, who won three long-distance races. Read more…

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Helsinki After Run

Helsinki after run – 6 tips for exhausted runners

Every year in Helsinki there are many big running events with lots of international runners. After a long running competition, it’s a good idea for the exhausted runner to take a small break from running and enjoy the other opportunities Helsinki has to offer. Here we give you six tips on what to do in Helsinki on the days after your running event. Read more…

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