Participate in the biggest running event of the year at a discounted price for members

Students, now is the time to lace up your sneakers and kick off the running season! The best way to start your running practice is to take part in the super day of running, the Helsinki City Running Day (HCRD). As the HCRD has become more and more popular every year, the selection of different running events has also increased. This year, the running festival will be held on 18 May. The different running events include Helsinki City Run, Helsinki City Marathon, Helsinki City Marathon Relay, Helsinki City 5 Street Run, Helsinki City Double and the Minimarathon for children.

As a member of the Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL), you will receive a significant discount on the entry price of the following events until the end of the registration period:


Helsinki City Marathon -20% (discount code HCM19OLL)

Helsinki City Run Half Marathon -10% (discount code HCR19OLL)

Helsinki City Marathon Relay -10% (discount code HCMV19OLL)

Helsinki City 5 -10% (discount code CITY519OLL)

Sign up for an event of your choice through the website and use your discount code:

When registering for the Helsinki City Marathon, Helsinki City Run or Helsinki City Marathon Relay, please enter your higher education institution on the registration form under “Club/Team/University”.

The Finnish Student Championships (FSC) in marathon and half marathon will also be held at the Helsinki City Running Day.

Visit the FSC website for more information about the event and the conditions for the student discount (in Finnish) (click here for Helsinki City Marathon and Helsinki City Run, and here for Helsinki City Marathon Relay and Helsinki City 5), or visit the Helsinki City Run website: