2024 Helsinki City Running Day 5km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Helsinki City Running Day 5km – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

As an integral component of Helsinki City Running Day, the 5km race offers a compact yet exciting opportunity for runners to engage with the city's lively atmosphere and scenic beauty. Designed to encourage widespread participation, it attracts a diverse group of entrants, from competitive runners aiming for a fast time to families and casual joggers enjoying the communal spirit. The route provides a snapshot of Helsinki's charm, passing through key landmarks and offering a taste of the city's culture and hospitality. Finishing the Helsinki City 5km race is a celebratory moment for many, symbolizing personal achievement and the collective joy of running in one of Europe's most welcoming capitals.

Date: 

Sat
May 11
2024

Location: 

Helsinki, Finland

Distance

5km / 3.1mi

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

m /

Number of participants: 

15000

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How to train for Helsinki City Running Day 5km: Helsinki City Running Day 5km training plans for every runner

To train for Helsinki City Running Day , you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

Runna offers running training plans for every runner and goal out there.

With Runna, your running coaching app, you get a personalized 5km training plan that:

  • Structures your week and sets out all sessions for you
  • Automatically adjusts your mileage and types of runs to help you perform at your best
  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

Check out our personalized 5km training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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Helsinki City Running Day 5km FAQ: All you need to know about the Helsinki City Running Day 5km

What is the Helsinki City Running Day 5km?

Helsinki City Running Day 5km distance: How long is the Helsinki City Running Day 5km?

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