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Stavanger Marathon

Quick facts

Location Stavanger, Norway

Distance Marathon

Date 29 Aug 2020

About Stavanger Marathon

Stavanger Marathon starts and ends in the central city square outside Norways oldest Cathedral. The course goes out along the beautiful Hafrsfjord, where runners pass the memorial "Swords in Rock. With great variation in length and route the Stavanger Marathon festival of running provides a challenge suitable for all!

Practicalities

After Race Services

After the race you will have a pasta salad (also vegetarian alternative), banana and one bottle of water.

Age Limit

5 km: 11 years, 21 km: 15 years & 42 km: 18 years.

Aid Stations

Drink stations are situated every 4-5 km. Water and sports drinks available (only water at the first station). Sports drink is always first.  For the marathon there will be bananas at 31 and 39 km and Coke at 39 km. Banana for half marathon at 10 and 18 km. 

Award Medals

The three quickest women and men, regardless of age group, in each of the 5 km, 21 km and 42 km races will receive prizes. All participants receive a nice medal.

Equipment Storage

There will be storage facilities in tents at the starting area, in which you can also change clothes. Runners are encouraged not to put valuables in the bags. You may shower at the Stavanger Swimming Pool that is about 300 meters from the finish area.

Maximum Time

42 km: 6 hours ; 21 km: 3 h 30 min. ; 5 km: 45 min

Parking

We encourage all our participants to take the bus, walk or cycle on the day of the race.

Provided Photo Service

Free photo.

Refreshments

Drinking stations every 3-5 km.

Timing

Time keeping is done by Ultimate Sport Service with electronic chips on your starting number. Everyone will get a net time, timed from the moment they pass the start line.

Stavanger Marathon Route Map

Stavanger Marathon Route Map

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Start:

Stavanger Cathedral Square

Kongsgata 10, 4005 Stavanger, Norway

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

Stavanger Marathon has start and finish at the square outside Stavanger Cathedral. The church is the oldest cathedral in Norway and from the first half of the 1100s.

The marathon course go out along Hafrsfjord, where runners pass the memorial “Swords in Rock”, erected as a monument to the Viking battle in 872 as a result of which Norway became unified into one kingdom.

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.