Experience the uniqueness of WMAC OPEN 10K - a race that combines excitement and championship spirit! Challenge yourself to 10 kilometers on August 18th and take part in an energetic running celebration where the joy of running takes center stage.

WMAC OPEN 10K it's a race that gives you seed-based results for Göteborgsvarvet 2025.


Navigate around Slottsskogen in late summer.:The Race Track

The course consists of two laps of 5 kilometers each, with a terrain that is gently undulating. Expect a scenic environment and a moderate challenge along the way!

Although the course is mostly flat, it offers some gentle uphills and downhills along the route, providing just the right amount of variation.

To keep you energized during the race, water and sports drinks will be available to all participants.

The course map will be available shortly.

WMAC OPEN 10K:Starting and finishing area

The race starts at 10:00 AM in the middle of Slottsskogen and finishes at Margeretebergsgatan. The finish line closes at 12:00 PM.

There are warm-up areas available at the starting point.

  • Travel sustainably: Arrival and parking

    Make a sustainable choice by using public transportation to get to the starting point. The nearest stops are Botaniska Trädgården, Marklandsgatan, and Linnéplatsen. Use Västtrafik To Go, the Journey Planner, or visit vasttrafik.se to plan your journey.

    There is a limited number of parking spaces available at Dalens Grusplaner for an environmental fee of 100 SEK. Payment is made via Swish.

  • Well-deserved after the finish line: Medal and t-shirt

    When you cross the finish line, you will be rewarded with a well-deserved specially designed medal.

    But there's an extra bonus! The first 500 runners who register will receive a commemorative t-shirt for the OPEN 10K, as an additional memento for a great performance!

    Registration WMAC OPEN 10K

  • Experience the championship: After the race

    After the race, you're warmly invited to head over to Slottsskogsvallen to enjoy the excitement and wonderful atmosphere as the world's best veterans compete for the World Championship titles in athletics.

    Feel free to swing by the Athlete's Village in the event park right next to the arena, where you can grab something delicious to eat and celebrate your own achievements alongside the rest of the world.

Arrive prepared:Important information before the start

  • Registration

    Age limit: 17 years
    Registration fee: 495 SEK

  • Toilets & changing rooms

    Toilets are available at both the starting and finishing areas.

    Please come dressed and ready for the start, as changing rooms and showers are not available.

  • Timing

    Timing is done using an electronic chip attached to your race bib. The finish line closes at 12:00 PM.

  • Start Certificate & Race Bib

    You will receive your start certificate sent to the email address you provide during registration a few days before the race. The race bib is collected at the race center, located in the Friidrottens Hus.

    We recommend picking up your race bib well in advance before the start.

  • Opening hours for the race center

    August 13th: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    August 14th: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    August 15th: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    August 16th: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    August 17th: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    August 18th: 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

    Don't forget to bring your start certificate to collect your race bib.

  • Bag drop-off

    You can leave your bag at the bag drop-off area located near the start. You'll use the baggage tag that you receive along with your race bib. We will store your bag and valuables free of charge during the race. The bag drop-off area is staffed, but we still want to alert you that you leave your belongings at your own risk.