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Tromsø Midnight Sun Marathon

Quick facts

Location Tromsø, Norway

Distance Marathon

Date 20 Jun 2020

About Tromsø Midnight Sun Marathon

Welcome to the Arctic city of Tromsø at 70°N and the Midnight Sun Marathon. The 31st edition of the race will take Place 20th June 2020.  Runners from all over the world are coming to Tromsø to run in the Arctic and the land of the MidnightSun.  The sun does not set from end of May to end of July in this part of the world. Sunny day and night is a unique experiance an to run at midnight while the sun still is over the horizon is a dream for many foreign runners who take part in the race.  The race is cetified by Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) and meassured by Huge Jones. 

You can choose between Marathon, Mizuno Half-Marathon, MSM Mila(10km) and Coop Mini-Marathon(4,2km)


Mizuno Halfmaraton

  • 21.097km


  • 10km

Coop Minimarathon

  • 4.2km

Tromsø Midnight Sun Marathon

  • 42.195km



If you need hotel accommodaiton, please send an email to [email protected] and we will try to help you With booking.

After Race Services

There are warm foils, MAXIM energy drink, banana, water, showers, luggage store.Dressing rooms and showers are at Gyllenborghallen. Open from 18:00 - 03:00

Age Limit


Aid Stations

Tromsø Red Cross have medical stations at every 5 kilometres. Toilets are available at the 5, 15, 25, and 35 km points in the race. 

Award Medals

Everyone who finishes a race will receive a medal. Prizes will be awarded to the 3 best participants in each age category.

Equipment Storage

Bag storage will be available for runners in the Cultur house close to the start. Please use the tag attached to your start number to label your bag or personal items.

Maximum Time

5:30 for marathon.  The finish line Closes at 02:00 at night


Available in parking tunell Close to start

Provided Photo Service




Race Kit Includes

Bib number,timing chip, finisher medal and service before, during and after race.


Water and Maxim Sport drinks at every 5 kilometres. The last stations for marathon and half marathon will also offer bananas.


We are using chip timing system. This means that your time starts when you cross the start line.


From the airport to the city centre it is about 4km. There are buses going from the airport. Tickets availeble on the buses.

Tromsø Midnight Sun Marathon Route Map

Tromsø Midnight Sun Marathon Route Map



Grønnegata 89, 9008 Tromsø, Norway



Stortorget, Tromsø, Norway


  • Bridge of Tromsø
  • Arctic Cathedral


Start and finish in the city centre. After 2K you'll be crossing The Bridge of Tromsø.  The bridge rises from 6 up to 43 meters over sea level and brings runners to Tromsdalen where the sight of the Arctic Cathedral with the mountains behind is a great view. After running about 20K the runners recross the bridge, and return through the city centre. The second half of the course is mainly flat and quite easy to run. The course has been measured and controlled by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).

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.