Run a unique marathon

Take the chance to become historical. When the city of Gothenburg turns 400 years you have the chance to run Göteborgsvarvet Marathon. The race course runs parts of Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon´s regular course, but also new roads trough Gothenburg. Welcome to the starting line on September 19th 2021.

It’s a once in a lifetime run – 2021

The start of the race is 10:00 am Sunday September 19th year 2021. It's going to be a historical day of celebration in Gothenburg!

And remember, you have one shot to run the race. But you can watch the movie as many times as you like.
Film and music : Blue Rhino

Two times around, twice the fun

Göteborgsvarvet Marathon measures 42 195 Meters – a great challenge and a great way to experience the city centre of one of Scandinavia’s most beautiful cities. The course will be two different loops, and at the last of them you will run at the classic Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon course.

The course map of Göteborgsvarvet Marathon 2021

Registration:Register for Göteborgsvarvet Marathon 2021

If you want to be training towards a unique and dazzling challenge - take the chance and grab one of the limited spots on the marathon!

Registration Information about registration

  • Date and time

    Göteborgsvarvet Marathon starts at 10.00 am on September 19th 2021. So you have plenty of time to prepare.

  • Only 15,000 runners

    The registration is open - as long as there is any spots left! The totally amount of runners who can participate is 15,000, where half of the spots is dedicated to international runners. The rest is continuously taken by others. Are you one of the lucky few?

  • Age limit

    According to the Swedish Athletic Association the minimum age for participation in a marathon is 17 years. We accept registrations from runners born 2004 and earlier to Göteborgsvarvet Marathon. Runners under 18 years old at the time of registration need to have the permission of their legal guardian.

Organizer:Organizer Göteborgsvarvet Marathon 2021

The year of 2021 the city of Gothenburg celebrates 400 years. We want to celebrate our city with this unique marathon! Göteborgsvarvet Marathon 2021 is organized by Göteborg Athletic Association in favor for track and field activities in the region.

Gothenburg 400 years:We celebrate Gothenburg 400 years

– We will celebrate Gothenburg in many different ways all the way to 2021, and this will be one of the highlights of our festivities, that really can contribute in making an international impression. It’s very exciting and inspirational that Göteborgsvarvet will organize a marathon during the celebratory year, says Camilla Nyman, former CEO at Gbg & Co.

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