Welcome to Gothenburg and Göteborgsvarvet half marathon 2023 May 13th. Here is some information for you as a elite runner. Both for you who are invited to stay at the meeting hotel Radisson Blu Scandinavia but also some practical information for all elite runners.

Information for all elite runners

Start time: 13:00 (1 pm) on Saturday May 13th.

Free registration: ​Competitors who have achieved one of the below result limits at a sanctioned race during the period 1 January 2022 – 7 May 2023 can apply for a free registration to the race and be seeded to the elite start group. Send a certificate of your result to elite@goteborgsvarvet.se latest May 7, 2023.

Men: Marathon 2.24.00, half marathon 1.07.00, 10 000m 30.00,00.
Women: Marathon 2.46.00, half marathon 1.18.00, 10 000m 35.30,00.

The marathon/half-marathon times must be done on measured road courses, while the time of 10 000m, in addition to a measured road course, also can be done on arena.

When applying for a free registration you need to include following:
Date of birth, Country, First name, Last name, Adress, E-mail, Phone number

Price ceremony: Top 3 finishers and top 3 Nordic men & women will have a price ceremony at 14:30 (2:30 pm) in front of the audience stand.

Questions: elite@goteborgsvarvet.se

Information for invited elite runners

Adress Radisson Blu: Södra Hamngatan 59, Göteborg

Rooms: TBA

Hospitality room: To find the Athletes Hospitality room, make your way to the conference desk on the 1st floor and follow the signs to the right for 'Nidingen' or walk across the terrace. The hospitality room is open from 9.00 (9 am) on Thursday and there you can find hosts, accreditation, information, fruits and water.

Training: Training can be done in Trädgårdsföreningen, close to the hotel.

Massage: Massage is available in the hotel on Friday afternoon. You can book your time for massage in the Hospitality room

Food: All meals are served at the hotel.

Thursday – Friday – 06:30 – 09:30 (06:30 am – 09:30 am)
Saturday – Sunday 07:00 – 11:00 (7 am – 11 am)

Thursday: from 11:30 to 17:00 (11.30 am – 5 pm)
Friday: from 11:30 to 15.00 (11:30 am – 3 pm)
Saturday (race day): from 15:00 to 17:00 (3 pm – 5 pm)
Sunday: from 11:30 to 15:00 (11:30 am – 3 pm)

Thursday- Friday: from 19:00 to 21:00 (7 pm – 9 pm)
Saturday: we’ll eat dinner together at 19:00 (7 pm)

Shoe declaration: Available in Hospitality room. Please fill in latest on Friday.

Press Conference: Friday 17:00 (5 pm), at Friidrottens Hus. Some of you will be selected for the press conference and get drive back and forth from the meeting hotel. There will also be an infield mixed zone after the race.

Start number and chip Start number and chip for the timing will be distributed to you in the hospitality room in the hotel.

Transports race day: Bus from the organizer will take you to the arena from the hotel at 11:00 am. Bus leaves back to hotel 15:00 am or as soon possible. Please contact one of our hosts if you want to go earlier to the race on Saturday. At the start area you leave your warm-up clothes in the Elite changing room of the Slottsskogsvallen arena.

Transport to airport: Contact your hosts to decide departure times from the hotel.

Telephone: Please be aware of that ALL PHONE CALLS to another country from your room are paid by yourselves.

Contact: Jasper Buitink +47 951 00 411 elite@goteborgsvarvet.se

Race course and elevation

Find out more about the race course here

2023:Price money

Course record: There is a course record breaking bonus of 4000 Euro. Current course records: 59.35 (men) - 67.58 (women)

Payment: Price money and travel expenses will be transferred to your manager after the race.

All figures and payments are in Euro. Prices and bonuses are subject to tax deductions of 15% according to Swedish tax law for non-resident athletes.