Contact information

Feel free to contact us at Göteborgsvarvet with any question you might have, regarding the race, accommodation, or the city.

E-mail and phone

E-mail: info@goteborgsvarvet.se
Phone number: + 46 (0)31-772 78 80

Postal address

Göteborgsvarvet
Box 12 174
402 42 Göteborg

Visiting address

Friidrottens Hus, Friidrottens Väg 5

 

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Additional information

Everything you need to know about the race

  • How do I register for Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon?
  • How do I order a diploma and when does it arrive?
  • How do the water stations work?
  • What are the entry fees?
  • I’m not happy with my start group. What do I do?
  • Is it possible to change a runner’s name?
  • Is public transport free during Göteborgsvarvet?
  • Do I get a confirmation of my registration?
  • When do I find out my start number?
  • Where can I find pictures from the race?

  • How do I register for Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon?

    Registration for Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon, as well as the family races and the marathon, is done through our website. We do not send any paying-in forms through post, it is only possible to register through our site.

    Concerning the race for our youngest runners up to 6 years old, no pre-registration is needed. As for our race for runners with intellectual disabilities, please send an e-mail to special@goteborgsvarvet.se. Read more on each race page.

    Registration

  • How do I order a diploma and when does it arrive?

    Diplomas Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon
    Runners who wish to order a diploma with split times can do so at the Expo for a fee of SEK 65 or you can also send an e-mail to info@goteborgsvarvet.se. The diploma states your name, result, split times, kilometer times and final time.

    The last day to order a diploma from Göteborgsvarvet 2018 is August 31st 2018. Diplomas are sent out during July and September 2018.

    Diplomas youth races
    All participants can download a diploma on My page after the race.

  • How do the water stations work?

    There are 10 water stations along the race course, on the right hand side. At 4 of these stations you can also get energy drinks (Enervits sportdryck G Sport). Water and energy drinks are also served after finishing. At Götaplatsen, after 16,5 km, you can refresh yourself at the sponge station.

  • What are the entry fees?

    Entry fees for our different races in 2019 are (with reservation for changes):

    Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon

    595 SEK until May 31st 2018
    645 SEK until June 30th 2018
    695 SEK until October 31st 2018
    795 SEK until March 31st 2019
    895 SEK from April 1st 2019, subject to availability

    300 SEK for runners born year 1999-2002.

    Trailvarvet – Run
    300 SEK until March 31st (350 SEK from April 1st). Registration on race day in the start area is possible for 400 SEK, subject to availability.

    Trailvarvet – Walk
    250 SEK during the whole period. Registration on race day in the start area is possible for 250 SEK, subject to availability.

    Cityvarvet
    250 SEK until March 31st (300 SEK from April 1st. Registration during race day, 400 SEK).
    200 SEK until March 31st for adolescents born year 2000 or later. (250 SEK from April 1st. Registration during race day, 300 SEK).
    For an an additional charge of 200 SEK you can register for Yoga Run.

    Lilla Varvet (kids, 7-13 years)
    150 SEK until March 31st (200 SEK from April 1st, registration during the race weekend, 250 SEK)

    Specialvarvet (special needs)
    150 SEK until March 31st (200 SEK from April 1st)

    Stafettvarvet (relay)
    1195 SEK/team until March 31st.(1495 SEK from April 1st)

    Minivarvet (kids, 0-6 years)
    80 SEK (registration online)
    100 SEK (registration in the start area or at Göteborgsvarvet Expo)

    Varvetmilen
    275 SEK (375 SEK for late registration, different for each race)

    Göteborgsvarvet Marathon 2021
    1100 SEK (until september 19th 2018)

  • I’m not happy with my start group. What do I do?

    The seeding is based on our seeding rules. All runners have the possibility to provide us with results from marathons (faster than 3:55:16h) and half marathons (faster than 1:46:00h) in order to be placed in a better start group. The deadline for this is April 8th 2019.

    Seeding rules

  • Is it possible to change a runner’s name?

    Transference of registration is only allowed for Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon 2019 and Göteborgsvarvet Marathon 2021.

    Information about name changes
    It is possible to transfer your registration and starting place in Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon 2019 to another runner, for a fee of two hundred and fifty (250) SEK paid to us. It is not allowed to transfer your registration to someone else or to let someone else run in your place, without paying the transfer fee and reporting the transfer on our web page.

    Please not that the buyer does not take over the seller’s start group. If the transfer is made before April 7th 2019 the buyer is placed in a start group following the ordinary seeding rules. If the transfer is made after  April 8th 2019 the buyer will be placed in the start group following the seeding rules, as far as space allows, in other cases in the first following group with a free space.

    How it works:

    1. Sell your starting place
    The seller finds the buyer by themselves. Make sure to take note of the buyer’s e-mail address. This information is needed to proceed with the transfer.

    Thereafter, the seller needs to log in to his/her account. Press “Show all registrations”, and then “Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon 2019”. Press “Transfer” and follow the instructions.

    2. A value code is sent to the buyer
    When the seller has provided the needed information (buyer’s e-mail address), a value code is sent to the buyer. The seller also gets a confirmation e-mail.

    3. The buyer registers for the race
    The buyer registers for the race and enters the value code at the end, which changes the entry fee to the the transfer fee of two hundred and fifty (250) SEK. The transfer is now complete and the buyer gets a confirmation e-mail. The seller is no longer registered for the race.

  • Is public transport free during Göteborgsvarvet?

    Please use public transportation – it’s free for registered runners May 16th, 17th and 18th! Your race bib or confirmation of registration can be used as a valid ticket on all public transport within the Gothenburg area, as well as on the local train networks between Alingsås-Gothenburg, Ale-Gothenburg and Kungsbacka-Gothenburg. The closest tram and bus stop to the start and finish area is Marklandsgatan. If you are staying close by, it’s easier to walk or ride a bike.

    Find your way around

  • Do I get a confirmation of my registration?

    All registered runners get a conformation of registration in April, which also can be found on My Page. On My Page you can view your registration directly and see which other orders you might have done. To see registered runners for a race, see each race page and use the search function.

  • When do I find out my start number?

    All start numbers and times are published here on the website in April. First start is 1 pm May 18th 2019. The last start group starts at 4 pm. There are about 31 start groups in Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon.

  • Where can I find pictures from the race?

    As a runner in Göteborgsvarvet 2018 you can get your race photos for free. Along the course there were photographers taking pictures of all the participants during the race. You can search for your pictures after the race where you can either choose to see them in private view on your Facebook or publish them directly on your Facebook page.

    If you don’t have Facebook, you can ask a friend with Facebook to register your bib number and download the pictures.

    Register your start number