Since 2013, Göteborgsvarvet has focused on being a role model when it comes to environmental issues and to become an even more sustainable event. Thanks to our hard work and efforts we are ISO 20121 certified.
During 2011-2018 Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon has together with it’s participants collected and awarded more than 10 million SEK to charity. In Göteborgsvarvet 2019 you can choose to run for seven different organizations; Stadsmissionen, Ung Cancer, Wateraid, Ågrenska, CancerRehabFonden, Bräcke diakoni och A Non Smoking Generation.
The year was 1980 and a 1,800 registered runners raced the very first Göteborgsvarvet. It was a sunny day and 30 degrees Celsius. Today, Göteborgsvarvet is one of the largest races in the world and has a total of over one million registered runners.