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Umemaran - Umeå marathon

Quick facts

Location Umeå, Sweden

Distance Marathon

Date 14 September, 2019

About Umemaran - Umeå marathon

Umemaran is Sweden's second oldest marathon and was started in the in the 1970s by local running enthusiasts. The team now organize both a full and a half marathon. Both the 42.2 km and 21.1 km are control measured. The route is famous for being fast and the race is famous for its friendly atmosphere. Also the city is worth a visits. Umeå one of the largest cities in Sweden and is a coastal university town. Here you find two universities and more than 39,000 students. The city was elected as the European Capital of Culture of 2014.

Start:

Tegs Central School on the south side of the Ume River

Tegs centralskola, Målargränd, Umeå, Sverige

Finish:

Tegs Central School

Tegs centralskola, Målargränd, Umeå, Sverige

Difficulty

flat

Overview

The race is split in two turns. Start and finish are placed at Tegs Central School on the south side of the Ume River (1.5 km from central Umeå). Starting in Teg via Domarevägen - Bryggargatan - Bölevägen direction Böleäng. Left turn onto Kråkbärsvägen- right turn to Tranbärsvägen and Enbärsvägen. Left turn and return to the bike path. Then turn left with the direction Röbäck. The return journey goes directly to Röbäck, then round Umåkers racetrack and then straight past the Volvo Umeverken and Bölevägen to Bryggargatan. After about 200 meters, turn directly to the shipyard no / target Teg Central School.  


Umemaran - Umeå marathon Trivia

  • The organizing team - Jalles Training Camp Umeå - was founded in 1973 by a small group of friends who were doing cross-country running, road running and skiing. They started the club to create a friendly sport community with a pleasant atmosphere!
  • The club has done gathered all race statistics including historal records and a list of all individuals who completed the race since 1973
  • The runners in Umemaran has ran one and a half times around the world together since the start of the race
  • Umemarans silver plaque is awarded to all finishers. Gold medal are given to runners who have completed the race 10 times 

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.