All registered runners are obligated to follow all the rules and regulations and instructions given by the organizer. The event organizer is Finnish Athletics (FA), the national athletics federation of Finland and sport clubs Helsingin Kisa-Veikot, Helsingin Poliisi-Voimailijat and Viipurin Urheilijat. Therefore, also the rules of the International Association of a Athletics Federations (IAAF) rules apply.
There is no age limit for Helsinki Street Run and all the runners participate at their own risk. However, the participation of a runner under 18 years old, is under minor´s parent´s responsibility.
Any complaints must be done in written within one (1) hour after the official finish time of the race. Complaints must be done at info desk during the event or by email maraton(a)sul.fi.
DISCONTINUING THE RACE
If you need to discontinue the run, there is a transportation organized from the route to the finish.
The organizer has the right to disqualify a runner who does not follow these rules and regulations or who does not complete the marked and entire course or who interrupts or disturbs other runners. His or hers participation right for other Finnish Athletics’ (FA) events might also be denied in the future. If an official medical person of the race sees it necessary, she or he has the right to remove a runner from the course for medical reasons. (IAAF rule 240, article 7 C).
MAXIMUM RUNNIG TIME
The maximum running time is 5 hours and 30 minutes from the start. This means the runner must cross the finishing line at 9:15 pm at the latest, to be able to get an acceptable result. This time schedule will be used in all functions of the race, for example the services after the race will be closed according to the schedule at 9:15 pm. Participant is noticed to have discontinued the race if he/she does not arrive to the finish line within the maximum time or he/she does not arrive to the refreshment point within the maximum time of the race. A runner who stays behind the control personnel continues the run at own risk.