Event info

Remember to update your address information if you have moved or changed your e-mail address, so that you will ensure getting all the necessary information about the event.
You can make the all updates at the runner's profile in which you have received an username and a password at the confirmation email when registered to the event.

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

~1,000 meters  5 years 2013 and after
~1,000 meters  7 years 2011 and 2012
~1,000 meters  9 years 2009 and 2010
~1,000 meters  11 years 2007 and 2008
~1,000 meters  13 years  2005 and 2006

NOTICE! No timing at any age group.

The event office is located on Friday May 18th, 2018 at Töölö Sports Hall (Töölön kisahalli), address: Paavo Nurmen kuja 1, entrance from the Mäntymäentie-street). On Saturday 19th May at 7:30 am, the office is relocated at the Eläintarha Sports field, address: Vauhtitie 6.

All of the Minimarathon participants need to pick up their running numbers and a t-shirts from the event office before the race, latest on Saturday by 9 AM! Only the runner´s name is needed when picking up the race package.  

The opening hours for the event office

Friday May, 18th, 2018  9 am - 8 pm at Töölö Sports Hall, adress: Paavo Nurmen kuja 1, Helsinki
Saturday May 19th, 2018  7:30 am - 9 am at Eläintarha sports field, adress: Vauhtitie 6, Helsinki

Outside the event, you can contact the office by e-mail or by phone.

The finish line for Minimarathon is located at the Helsinki Telia 5G Areena.

After finishing the run every participant will get a medal and can enjoy some snacks and refreshments at the Areena. After the run it is still possible to go back to Eläintarha Sports field to play and enjoy the activities. It will be open until 12 AM.

In case you cannot find your name on the start list, even though you have paid the entry fee, contact the office maraton(at)sul.fi


The Start: Eläintarha Sports field (Eläintarhan urheilukenttä, address: Vauhtitie 6, 00250 Helsinki)

The Finish area: Telia 5G Areena (address: Urheilukatu 5, 00250 Helsinki)

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.

Spectators can access the Minimarathon Finish area at the Telia 5G Areena from the same gate as the runners use.
Spectators can also watch Minimarathon from the Telia 5G- Areena main section, which will be open from 8.30 am forward.

There are all together 10 start groups in Minimarathon, divided by age and gender.

The first group will start running at 9 am. The oldest children start first. Before the each start there will be a fun warm-up for the runners. It is recommended to arrive to the event by 8.00 am so that there is enough time to enjoy the activities before the run.

The schedule for May, 19th 2018 at Helsinki City Running Day

In 2018 all our running event are on the same day which is called Helsinki City Running Day. You can find the schedule for the all events in below


Friday May 18th, 2018

9am-8pm (9-20)                    Competition office and Running Expo area is open at Töölö Sports Hall (Töölön Kisahalli) A-side of the hall (A-halli).

                                               The address: Paavo Nurmen kuja 1, Helsinki. Entrance is located at the eastern side (the parking area's side).


The running bib has to be picked up during the opening times of the competition office.

Minimarathon t-shirt must be collected from B-side of Töölö hall (B-hall). The t-shirt is available only before the event. Please note that you need to know your bib number before picking it up. Another person may pick up the bib and the t-shirt on behalf of the runner. In that case, please give your running number information to the person picking up your race package.


Saturday May 19th, 2018

at 7:30               Minimarathon Competition office opens at Eläintarha Athletics field, Note the different location than on Friday!

at 8:00                The event starts


at 8:30                 Minimarathon warm up

at 8:30                Telia 5 G Areena grandstand seating is open to spectators

at 9:00               Minimarathon number pick up closes at Eläintarha Sports field

at 9:00               Minimarathon's start

12:00                 End of the event


We recommended to use public transport as we don't have any reserved parking areas for the runners. During the event 18.-19.5.2018 the competition office is located at Töölö Sports Hall (Töölön Kisahalli) A-side of the hall (A-halli). The address: Paavo Nurmen kuja 1, Helsinki. Entrance is located at the eastern side (the parking area's side).

Competition Office opening hours:
Friday May 18, 2018 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM (9:00-20:00)
Saturday May 19, 2018 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM (7:30-9:00)



Eläintarha Sports field, Saturday May 19th, 2018  8am - 12am: The start of Minimarathon and lots of fun activities for children

The Telia 5G Areena, Saturday May 19th, 2018 8:30am- 12am, The finish Line, medals and post-race snacks.