Göteborgsvarvet Virtual Race 21k

On May 15th-17th you will have the opportunity to run Göteborgsvarvet Virtual Race 21k - a half marathon race you can run anywhere in the world. Göteborgsvarvet Virtual Race 21k is also a seeding race for Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon 2021! The race is in collaboration with the training app Strava.

If you want to run Göteborgsvarvet Virtual Race 21k and contribute to the athletics in the Gothenburg region - welcome with your registration! Registration costs SEK 645.


Göteborgsvarvet Virtual Race 21k:Run anywhere

With Göteborgsvarvet Virtual Race 21k, we want to motivate you to keep running. The Covid-19 has cancelled many races all over the world, but it shouldn't cancel running itself. Keep on running! We hope you want to celebrate the joy of running by sharing the experience with the running community - in this virtual race.

Follow the race and share your experience!

We will publish runners' greetings and pep in our channels all weekend, if you have not joined our facebook event then do it for the best reporting. Please also share your experience before, during and after your race, tag your posts with #göteborgsvarvet

Göteborgs-Posten, gp.se, will broadcast live on Saturday starting at 12.45. The running talent Suldan Hassan, who competes for Ullevi FK, will play the lead role as his entire virtual race is followed during GP's broadcast. In the afternoon you can also listen to the radio sport, P4, they broadcast the race between 15.15-16.45.

Be prepared:Important information before start

  • Start & Ccurse

    Run anywhere! You decide where you run, but it is important that the course is at least 21,1 km when you log the run in Strava.

  • Certification of registration

    Will be sent a few days before the race.

  • Timekeeping & distance

    Run the distance of a half marathon (21,1 km) May 15-17. You measure the distance with your GPS watch or directly with the app Strava. We advice you to run a few extra hundred meters as it can differentiate how your GPS clock and Strava measures the distance (it is based on the GPS coordinates recorded). Strava takes your fastest half marathon time on this route. Read more technical information here.

  • Warm up

    Warm up before the race, just like you would before a regular race.

  • Finisher pin & diploma

    Upon completion of the race you will receive a digital finisher badge, a digital diploma, as well as a home-sent physical finisher pin.

  • 30% discount

    All participants who complete Göteborgsvarvet Virtual Race 21k will receive a value code that gives a 30% discount on Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon May 22nd 2021 and Göteborgsvarvet Marathon September 19th 2021. You will recieive the value code after you finish the race. In order to receive the discount, the value code must be used in the payment process.

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