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Oslo Marathon

Quick facts

Location Oslo, Norway

Distance Marathon

About Oslo Marathon

The Oslo Marathon is an annual marathon that takes place between the end of September and the beginning of October. There are four distances; marathon, half-marathon, 10 and 3 km.The track goes along the seaside of Oslofjord. It is very flat, and competitors in the marathon run it twice with start and finish at the Town Hall Square.

The distances one can participate in is 3 km, 10 for Grete, half marathon and marathon. Also, there will be children’s activity day and Children’s marathon (500m), according to organizers.G-Sport requires that national sponsorships should be "People and parties" and that’s Danske Bank Oslo Marathon, with participation increase of over 50% from last year – and aim that 25,000 will be running this year!

Distances

10 for Grete

  • 10km

Marathon

  • 42.195km

Half Marathon

  • 21.097km

Practicalities

Age Limit

All entrants for the marathon must be at least 18 years old. All entrants for the half marathon must be at least 16 years old.

Aid Stations

There will be food and drink stations placed along the run. Please see the map for placements. Shower and changing facilities will be located at Ruseløkkaskole on Løkkeveien.

Award Medals

All participants that complete the BMW Oslo Marathon will receive a medal after the finish line. All class winners will receive prizes from our sponsors.

Equipment Storage

There will be storage facilities by the start area. Due to safety concerns it will only be possible to hand in the participant bags each runner receives when they pick up their start number. Bag storage will be available at Rådhusplassen.Toilets will be available at Rådhusplassen, the start area and by all drink stations. Give yourself extra time when the half marathon starts as queus are expected.

Maximum Time

For the marathon, you need to have passed half way by 3 hours in order not to be stopped and finish before 6 hours in order to get the race validated. For the half marathon the maximum race time 3,5 hours.

Provided Photo Service

Marathon Photos is our official vendor of photos and diplomas during the event on Saturday. Smile to the photographer when you near the finish line and buy a memory for life on their website after the run.

Oslo Marathon Route Map

Oslo Marathon Route Map

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Start:

Rådhusplassen/Rolf Strangers plass.

Oslo,no

Highlights

Taking runners along the seafront of Oslofjord and past beautiful sights such as the Akershus Fortress makes the Oslo Marathon a very scenic race. It also very flat, offering the chance to achieve a PB.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.