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Öland Marathon

Quick facts

Location Löttorp, Sweden

Distance Marathon

Date 03 August, 2019

About Öland Marathon

Sweden's second largest island Öland, is the site of an annual marathon in beautiful environments. The track is flat, fast and often used by the Swedish elite runners to qualify for the Olympics. Löttorp where the race starts and finish, is a center for northern Öland. This area is bursting with different activities and there are plenty of things to do for tourists. In the summer, visitors flock here to, among other things, to shop or eat at one of local restaurants. After your marathon race, you can sunbathe and swim on the east coast's beautiful long sandy beach or take an evening swim in the sunset on the west coast flat rocks where fossils appear as a memory of bygone era.

Öland Marathon Route Map

Öland Marathon Route Map

Start:

Löttorp, Öland

Löttorp, Sweden

Difficulty

flat

Overview

First loop of 2.1 kilometers, in Löttorp. Then the path continues with the route Löttorp - Alvedsjö - Kalmar - Gudesjö - Löttorp (11.2 km). These two loops are then alternately 3 times until the total 42,195 meters is reached. The track is control as measured by förbundsbanmätare Carl-Gustaf Nilsson.


Öland Marathon Trivia

All runner who crosses the finish line get a fossil of the famous Öland limestone with a year plate Two runners from Qatar took in 2000, the chance to qualify for the Olympics via Öland marathon. As the winner of the race received Rashid Khalil Jamal (2:20:48) an eagerly awaited Olympic ticket. A long detour to get to Sydney!

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.