BMW Helsinki Half Marathon – 2024 Registration & 2023 Results

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Helsinki, Finland June 8, 2024 Registration Open

The BMW Helsinki Half Marathon is an annual race held every June in Helsinki, Finland and is one of the largest half marathons in Finland. BMW is the title sponsor for the event

BMW Helsinki Half Marathon route is quite central to the city and combines all the best views of the city including the beautiful coastline

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BMW Helsinki Half Marathon:

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees


Half Marathon 5K Kids Run 1000m Kids Run 500m
Distance 21.1km 5km 1km 500 mtrs
Start Time 8:15 am TBD 12:30 pm 12:15 pm
Eligibility Criterion 15 years & above No age specified No age specified No age specified
Fees ^/ ^^ Euro 33 & Up Euro 19 & Up Euro 12 & Up Euro 12 & Up
Registration Register here Register here Register here Register here
Expo Details Venue: Event office: Meripuisto (Havsparken), Helsinki.
Date & Timings: June 7 (1pm-8pm) & June 8 (6am-11:30am)

^ Fees for Live events are time –sensitive i.e. increases closer to race date.
^^ Groups and young participants will get discount from the registration fee. Groups of 5 runners or more, get 15 % discount while runners who are 25 years or younger, you can use discount code NUORISO2023 to get 25 % discount. Discounts can’t be combined together, or to other discounts.

Route / Course Map

Information about the course maps & other details for the BMW Helsinki Half Marathon is provided below.

The BMW Helsinki Half Marathon route has an OUT & BACK course with the below mentioned Start and Finish points:

Start Point Finish Point
Near Café Compass, Ehrenströmintie, Helsinki Near Café Compass, Ehrenströmintie, Helsinki

Prize Money

Information about the prizes/ awards for the BMW Helsinki Half Marathon 2024 are detailed below

  • Series / age groups: Men, Women, M/W 40, M/W 50, M/W 60, M/W 70
  • In general series (Men and Women) top 3 runners will be awarded and in age group, only the winners would be awarded.

2023 and Earlier Edition Results



Important Points

    • Aid stations: There will be hydration stations along the course with options of sports drinks/ energy drinks, water, energy gel. While water would be available at all stations, the other items would vary across aid stations. There will also be hydration available at the finish.
    • Bag drop is available
    • Cancelling of registration: Cancellation is allowed within 7 days from the date of registration (and latest 30 days before the event). Refunds are done after deducting 10 € fee.
    • Force Majeure: If the event has to be cancelled or it cannot be organized due to force majeure, the organizer is not liable for paying back any registration fees. The organizer is not liable for any delays or damages that are caused by the cancellation or postponement of the event due to force majeure.
    • Pacers: are available who will pace groups of runners
    • Transfer of registration: It is possible to transfer your participation to next BMW Helsinki Half Marathon (with a medical certificate, transfer fee is applicable), to another person (discount is generated which can used by new person, transfer fee is applicable) as well as to another event (organized by Runner’s High in 2023, transfer fee is applicable). Contact with name of participant and name of event or another person to transfer the race to.
    • Toilet facilities are available at the finish area and at the refreshment stations.
    • Time limit applicable on the course for the half marathon (3 hrs) and 5K (1 hr) after which the course is thrown open to normal traffic
    • Elite Runners: Free participation for the event of elite runners, who have run under following times year 2022-2023. For men: 5000 m/5 km (15.30), 10 000 m/10 km (32.30), Half Marathon (1.12.00) & Marathon (2.40.00) and for women: 5000 m/5 km (17.30), 10 000 m/10 km (36.30), Half Marathon (1.21.00) and Marathon (3.00.00)

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