Introducing two new running races during the week of GöteborgsVarvet 2016; TrailVarvet and CityVarvet.
TrailVarvet – A real challenge from start to finish!
Ever since the start in 1980, the different races of GöteborgsVarvet have been run on asphalt. Now it’s time to take a step out into nature. TrailVarvets start and finish is located in Slottsskogen Park. The distance is 10,3 kilometers in varying and hilly terrain, the course stretches through Gothenburg Botanical Garden and Änggårdsbergen – it´s a real challenge from start to finish.
Those who prefer to walk can choose between a distance of 6,3 or 10,3 kilometers.
Don’t miss the premiere on May 17, 6 pm!
CityVarvet – The best of GöteborgsVarvet
The race starts at Götaplatsen and then follows the blue line of GöteborgsVarvet through avenues and cheering crowds, all the way to the finish line in Slottsskogsvallen. CityVarvet is 4,3 kilometers and runners between 14 and 19 years are welcome to participate.
Right before the start of GöteborgsVarvet, the world’s largest half marathon, the streets of Gothenburg will be filled by dedicated supporters. In the city center runners who are 14-19 years old will be getting ready to run the last kilometers of GöteborgsVarvets course. There will be music and a great cheering crowd so don´t miss the premiere on May 21!
The week of GöteborgsVarvet 2016
Monday May 16: Rest
Tuesday May 17: TrailVarvet (new race)
Wednesday May 18: StafettVarvet
Thursday May 19: GöteborgsVarvet Expo opens, (new place – Svenska Mässan, center of Gothenburg)
Friday May 20: SpecialVarvet, GöteborgsVarvet Expo
Saturday May 21: GöteborgsVarvet, CityVarvet (new race), MiniVarvet, GöteborgsVarvet Expo
Sunday May 22: Lilla Varvet, MiniVarvet, GöteborgsVarvet Expo