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Växjö Marathon

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Posizione Växjö, Sweden

Distanza Maratona

Data 19 ott 2019

Informazioni Växjö Marathon

Växjö Marathon is an annual marathon running competition in Växjö, Sweden, organized by the local athletics club Växjö Löparklubb. The race was first held in 1994 and is one of the most popular long races in Sweden.

The race is currently the second largest marathon in Sweden with hundreds of starting runners. The route is eight laps is run around the Växjö Lake on a flat course with 85% asphalt and 15% dirt road. Thanks to the cool temperature in October when it takes place and the easy course, the race is considered fast. The current race records are 2:27:59, set in 1999, and 2:50:36, set in 2008, for men and women respectively.

The city’s name is believed to be constructed from the words “väg” (road) and “sjö” (lake), meaning the road over the frozen Växjö Lake that farmers took in the winter to get to the marketplace that later became the city.

Distanze

Växjö Marathon

  • 42,195km
Partenza:

Kampastigen

Växjö,se

Traguardo:

Kampastiden

Växjö,se

Panoramica

Växjö marathon goes on cycling and walking paths and park roads around the lake in Växjö. The data consists of about 85% asphalt and 15% packed gravel. The start is at. mid day on Kampastigen, south of the swimming pool, 663 m behind the goal and turning area. The first turn is 5725 m, the remaining seven is 5210 meters per lap. Height difference per turn is about 2 meters.


Växjö Marathon Trivia

One of the most popular marathons in Sweden due to its flat and picturesque 8 lap course

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