Helsinki Halloween Run 26.10.2019!

Zombies? Minnie Mouse? Superman? A horse? Pumpkins? 10k or 5k on a flat course? All this and more at the Helsinki Halloween Run! Course The Helsinki Halloween Run takes place on the 26th of October in Arabianranta, when Halloween parties are just around the corner! The flat course follows the beautiful Arabianranta coastline. The 5k is one loop and 10k is two loops. The event is open for everyone, so it doesn't matter if you are a pro-runner or a total beginner! We welcome you all to this event! Costume-run The Helsinki Halloween Run is a fun event, where you…

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Late autumn nights bring us night trail events!

How about 13 km from Paloheinä to Alppipuisto in the great forest with your lamp? Or maybe 13 km in Nuuksio forest on versatile terrain? If you can’t choose between these two, do them both! Helsinki Night Trail 6.9.2019 Helsinki Night Trail will be organized for the first time in 2019 as a one way run from Paloheinä to Alppipuisto. This one-way run is about 13 km long and is suitable for every level of runner interested in experiencing some adventure. This one-way-night-trail introduces you to a part of the most beautiful nature in Helsinki. You will, for example, climb…

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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. The tradition of Finnish long-distance running is strong. After Hannes Kolehmainen, there has been loads of success: Ville Ritola, Paavo Nurmi and Lasse Virén are known around the world amongst long-distance runners. One could easily lengthen the list of successful Finnish runners with many additional names. Even if Finland has been successful in long-distance running,…

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Five excellent reasons to run in Finland!

There are countless good reasons why you should come to Finland to run – here we present five very important reasons. 1. Clean air According to international studies, the air in Finland is clean. In a world-wide study, Finland was amongst the countries that have the best air quality in the world. The air quality is good, even in the cities, and the quality is absolutely never bad enough to force people to restrict their activities. Good air quality is a very significant matter to all of us – especially for long-distance runners! 2. Exceptionally long summer days Finland lies…

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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. 1. Sit down on a park bench and observe the Finnish way of life If your muscles are tense and sore, it might be best to take it easy the first days after the run. But when…

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