The world’s largest half marathon through a vibrant city that must be experienced!

  • Results

    Find your result from Göteborgsvarvet May 18th here.

    Results

  • Register: Göteborgsvarvet 2025

    Göteborgsvarvet is back May 17th 2025! Welcome to the world´s largest half marathon with a race course throughout the streets of Gothenburg.

    Register

Gothenburg from the race course

The course will take you through Gothenburg's best parts. The route passes two bridges with an amazing view over the archipelago and the harbour of Gothenburg. You will run along the city's parade street "Avenyn" and finish the race at the historical Slottsskogsvallen arena!

Did we mention the 50 music stations along the track that will keep you energized throughout the race? Or the runner's zone at the end of the race with some well-deserved treats? And that is just part of the activities waiting for you in Gothenburg.

Race course The city

  • Be prepared: Race information

    Be well-prepared for your start, plan your journey, pick up your bib, and much more.

    Here you will find all the necessary information before, during, and after the start!

    Race information How to get to the start

Race course:Follow the blue line

As a participant in Göteborgsvarvet, you pass many beautiful places during your journey along the track. The race is also spiced up with an audience of over 200,000 people, 50 music stations and many other activities along the way!

Read more about the track

  • Your start group: Seeding system

    Like most major marathons around the world, we uses a seeding system to stagger the start. Which group a runner is placed in is determined by earlier qualifying time.

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  • Buy your own Göteborgsvarvet poster

    We are proud to offer the opportunity to purchase this beautiful poster inspired by Göteborgsvarvet, created by the talented artist Rebecka Ericsson! With iconic landmarks such as the Eriksberg Crane, Älvsborg Bridge, and Gothia Towers depicted in an enchanting manner, she manages to capture the genuine charm of Gothenburg in every detail.

    The poster are available at RKE Designs Webshop.

    To the webshop

Sustainability:A certified sustainable race

Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon aims to be at the forefront in protecting the environment and working towards a more sustainable event. Thanks to our hard work and efforts we are ISO 20121 certified.

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  • Entertainment along the course

    Göteborgsvarvet offers lots of music and experiences along the track. There are about 50 music venues in a mix of rock, big bands, DJs, blues and of course cover bands.

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  • Get ready for fun: Family area

    Welcome to Göteborgsvarvet’s family area on 18 - 19 May 2024. Here it is packed with fun, running joy, activities and entertainment for the whole family. Yes, you hear. There is a lot of everything here. Not only that, you get to meet someone who has longed to meet you. Our very own running troll Varva, who will make sure you have a memorable day and cheer you on all the way to the finish line.
    Read more about our family area

  • So much more than one race: Varvet week

    We arrange a wide variety of races during the week of Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon. Races for both big and small, ranging from 250 meters to 21 km. Read about which race suits you best.

    Varvet week

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