Run in Helsinki - Highlights
Distance : 12.3km / 7.6mi (*10.5km/6,5mi)
Elevation : low
Rotation : counterclockwise
Parks/Pedestrian : 7.8km (ca 63%)
Urban constraints : low
Suggested start : Main train station / as any urbirun route, you can start wherever you want. Watch for the route rotation direction.
Public transportation : tramway station Rautatieasema - lines 3, 3H, 5, 6, 6H, 6T, 7, 7H, 9, 9H
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Explore the world's northernmost capital, surrounded by the Baltic Sea, with a jagged coastline, and discover small coves and beaches. But you will also run through a modern city, whose architecture mixes neo-classical, art-nouveau and modernity, as well as a marked Russian influence. Elected Capital of Design in 2012, Helsinki has many secrets to unveil.
*Alternative route : you can shorten your tour, by leaving the lake in the center and running west towards the seashore. You'll miss Olympic Stadium and Sibelius Park
You'll be given the choice between different distances during your run.
NB : if you are unsure, check your position on the map and the track.
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