Varvet week

Did you know that we arrange a wide variety of races during the week of Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon? In addition to our half marathon, there are three different races for kids, a relay race for five participants, a trail race, and a race for runners with special needs.

  • A real challenge from start to finish!: Trailvarvet

    Trailvarvet is 11,5 km of varied and hilly terrain – a real challenge from start to finish.

  • The ultimate team race: Stafettvarvet

    Our relay race Stafettvarvet is a fun challenge for friends, colleagues, or family members. There are five runners in each team, running 3,7 kilometer each, in the popular Slottsskogen park.

  • Our very special race: Specialvarvet

    Specialvarvet is our race for runners with intellectual disabilities. The race is open for all ages and you can choose between a short or a long course – either 2,2 km or 4,1 km.

  • The best of Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon!: Cityvarvet

    This is the race for anyone who wants to experience the best part of Göteborgsvarvet and get a feel for Gothenburgs city puls! Cityvarvet starts at Götaplatsen at the exact same time as the start of the worlds largest half marathon, Göteborgsvarvet, takes place. The participants in this race run 4,3 kilometers – the last part of the main race course.

  • Find your flow: Yogavarvet

    In Yogavarvet, first participants run 4,3 km and then a yoga / meditation pass awaits in Slottsskogen. It does not matter if you are new to yoga, you will find the rhythm.

  • For all kids who love to run!: Minivarvet

    It’s impossible not to feel the joy and excitement when our youngest participants run the 250 meter long course in Slottsskogen Park. Last year, almost 8,000 kids from ages 0-6 participated.

  • Sweden's largest running event for children between 7 and 13 years: Lilla Varvet

    The race for runners between 7 and 13 years. There’s a very special feeling in wearing a race bib, getting ready on the starting line and running through a cheering crowd. Around 6,500 kids run Lilla Varvet on May 17th. Bring your whole family and join in on fun activities and the great atmosphere in Slottsskogen Park.

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From toddlers to young adults

Bring the whole family to Göteborg, and let everyone participate in the fun! Everybody regardless of age are welcome to join our exciting races.

Minivarvet

MAY 18th & 19th 2019

For all kids who love to run!

It’s impossible not to feel the joy and excitement when our youngest participants run the 250 meter long course in Slottsskogen Park. Last year, almost 8,000 kids from ages 0-6 participated.

The race is open for participation between 11 am and 4 pm on May 18th and 19th. The entry fee is 80 SEK for pre-registration and 100 SEK at the start. The fee includes a medal and a t-shirt for every child.

Course and location

Lilla Varvet

MAY 19th 2019

The race for runners between 7 and 13 years.

There’s a very special feeling in wearing a race bib, getting ready on the starting line and running through a cheering crowd. Around 7,000 kids run Lilla Varvet on May 19th. Bring your whole family and join in on fun activities and the great atmosphere in Slottsskogen Park.

Start 11am-2.40pm. There are two different courses; kids between 7-10 run 1.3 km and kids between 11-13 run 2.4 km. The finish line is the same as for the runners of Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon! The entry fee is 150 SEK for pre-registrations (until march 31), 200 kronor April 1st – April 30 th or 250 SEK on race day.

Lilla Varvet – pick up your race bib

Thursday 16th of May – at Göteborgsvarvet Expo (Swedish Exhibition Centre in the center of Gothenburg)

Friday 17th of May – at Göteborgsvarvet Expo (Swedish Exhibition Centre in the center of Gothenburg)

Saturday 18th of May – at Göteborgsvarvet Expo (Swedish Exhibition Centre in the center of Gothenburg)

Sunday 19th of May (race day) – in Frölunda Borg (close to the start – map)

Course

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Lilla Varvet Fun Zone

On Sunday May 19th Frölundaborg and Slottsskogen will be turned into an activity area with games, bouncy castles and different activities. Bring the whole family to the Lilla Varvet Fun Zone.

New for 2019! Inflatable obstacle course 18 &19 May

During the race weekend, 18-19 May, we are going to build one of Sweden’s longest inflatable obstacle courses in Frölundaborg. It will be wall to wall fun of inflatable hills, tunnels and balance beams.

Open: 10 am -16 pm

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20 kilometer Relay Race

STAFETTVARVET MAY 15TH 2019

Gather your friends, colleagues or family. Experience the joy of training and competing together! The race takes place on May 15th.

This is how it works

Gather a gang of five people, and register in one of our start groups: men, women or mix (where at least one of the team member is of the opposite gender). Every team member runs one 3,7 km leg – time is taken on the entire team and on each individual runner. After the race every team gets a food package to enjoy together in the sun. The yummy food package is included in the entry fee of 1195 SEK per team (April 1st – April 30th 1495 SEK.).

Race bibs and start

Pick up the team’s race bibs and food package in the start and finish area from 4 to 6 pm on the race day. Don’t forget your confirmation of registration. The first start group starts at 6 pm, followed by a start every minute.

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Course

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A real challenge from start to finish!

TRAILVARVET MAY 14TH 2019

Ever since the start of Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon in 1980, the different races have been run on asphalt. Since 2016 Göteborgsvarvet has taken a step into nature.

Trailvarvets start and finish is located in Slottsskogen Park. The distance is 11,5 kilometers with varied and hilly terrain, the course stretches through Änggårdsbergen – it´s a real challenge from start to finish.

Those who prefer to walk, walk a distance of 8 km.

Don’t miss Trailvarvet May 14th!

Trailvarvet Run – 300 SEK

April 1st – April 30th 350 SEK. 400 SEK on race day.

Trailvarvet Walk – 250 SEK

Race bibs and start

Pick up your race bib at the start area before start, don’t forget your confirmation of registration.

Registration

Course, google maps (new 2019!)

Course (new 2019!)

Course walk (new 2019!)

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Everybody can do one lap

SPECIALVARVET MAY 17TH 2019

We welcome all runners with intellectual disabilities to join our race Specialvarvet. Choose between a 2.2 or 4.1 km course through Slottsskogen.

This is how it works

Specialvarvet is a race for runners with intellectual disabilities. There are two courses, 4.1 kilometers and 2.2 kilometers. Everybody, regardless of age, can put their shoes on and join. The start is located in Slottsskogen – if you are signed up for the long course you start at 11 am. The short course has to start groups, the first at 11.30 (blue race bib) and the second one at 11.45 (white race bib).

For queries about registration, send an e-mail to special@goteborgsvarvet.se. The entry fee is 150 SEK for pre-registrations, or 200 SEK on race day.

Course

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CITYVARVET & YOGA RUN MAY 18TH 2019

Cityvarvet and Yoga Run is open for registration to runners of all ages.

The best of Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon!

The course starts at Götaplatsen and then follows the blue line of Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon through avenues of cheering crowds, all the way to the finish line in Slottsskogsvallen. Cityvarvet and Yoga Run are 4.3 kilometers (the same course) and runners in all ages are welcome to participate. The race takes place on May 18th at 1pm.

In Yoga Run, first participants run 4.3 km and then a yoga / meditation pass awaits in Slottsskogen. It does not matter if you are new to yoga, you will find the rhythm.

Cityvarvet

The entry fee is 250 SEK. From April 1st 300 SEK. 400 SEK on race day.

Yoga Run

The entry fee is 450 SEK. From April 1st 500 SEK. 600 SEK on race day.

Cityvarvet and Yoga Run – Race bib pick-up

Thursday 16th of May – at Göteborgsvarvet Expo (Swedish Exhibition Centre in the center of Gothenburg)

Friday 17th of May – at Göteborgsvarvet Expo (Swedish Exhibition Centre in the center of Gothenburg)

Saturday 18th of May (race day) – at Göteborgsvarvet Expo (Swedish Exhibition Centre in the center of Gothenburg)

The start of Cityvarvet and Yoga Run is close to Göteborgsvarvet Expo.

Map – Göteborgsvarvet Expo

Map – Götaplatsen (start)

Course

Register to Cityvarvet

Register to Yoga Run