Course map:3,2 fast kilometers around beautiful Slottsskogen
Stafettvarvet´s course is 3,2 kilometers long and all participants in the team run the same track. Start, finish and baton change take place inside Slottsskogsvallen. The course runs through the beautiful Slottsskogen before it turns back into our entrance park before Slottsskogsvallen, this is where your teammates by the corporate village will cheer and scream to make you last all the way across the finish line.
After the finish, you will of course celebrate! Settle down on the infield of Slottsskogsvallen and enjoy your performance and the delicious picnic that is included in your registration.
Orient yourself easily in the arena! This year, the start, changeover, finish and the celebration take place inside Slottskogsvallen.
Do something fun and healthy together!:Run with your company
Stafettvarvet has grown bigger and more popular year after year to become a real success for companies. Companies gather colleagues and customers to mingle and run together. The tent village is also a popular element and many companies choose to gather around their tent for pep rally before the race and to enjoy a well deserved after run with the team after the race. Register one or many teams from your company and pay with invoice.
Race info:Good to know before the start
Start & Event Area
The start and finish line are in Slottsskogsvallen. The race begins at 18:00. In the event area, as well as throughout the track, entertainment of various sort is available.
One picnic bag per team is included when registering for the relay race Stafettvarvet. The bag is picked up in Entréparken where the number tags and baton are distributed before the start of the race, between 15:30-17:30. Food is also sold in the event area.
Gather a group of 4 people and sign up for one of these events: women’s, men’s or mixed (where at least one participant is of the opposite sex). In the registration, you only register the team leader's contact information. Each team member will run 3.2km and timekeeping is individual as well as combined for the whole team. We recommend that all participants are at least 15 years of age. If someone from the team falls ill one team member may run two sections. The main thing is that the team will run all four sections.
Start Certificate, Number Tag & Tag Distribution
The Start Certificate will be sent 1 week before the race to the e-mail address provided when registering. In the Start Certificate you will find all the information you need ahead of the event. News and other good-to-know information can be found here on the website. You can collect your number tag at the Entréparken between 15:30-17:30. Be there well in advance and don’t forget your Start Certificate!
Award ceremony for the fastest team in each class (women, men and mix) and a masquerade prize will be awarded inside Slottsskogsvallen.
Our partner Flexmassage is available in Slottsskogsvallen to offer the relay runners of Stafettvarvet a well-earned massage before and after completing the race.
Getting Here & Parking
Use public transport if possible. The nearest stops are Botaniska Trädgården, Marklandsgatan and Linnéplatsen. Use the app Västtrafik ToGo or visit vasttrafik.se to find your route. Parking is available for an environmental fee of 100 kr, at Dalens Grusplaner near Slottsskogsvallen (payment by Swish).
Changing Clothes, Bag Storage & Toilets
We recommend that you change before you get here as showers/changing rooms are not provided. The organizer does not offer bag storage. Toilets are available in the start & finish area, outside Frölundaborg and at Dalen´s parking lot.
The first start group will take off at 18:00, then additional groups will follow according to the instructions of the volounteers. It’s important to start in the correct group. Runners who start in the wrong group are disqualified. You are not allowed to change start group. Start group signs are set up at the start – stand by the start group sign you have been assigned. The first runner should be in the start area 20 minutes before start. Each team member will run one lap around the track and then change with the next runner inside the exchange area. The final runner will cross the finish line.
Timekeeping & Baton
Timekeeping begins when the first runner crosses the start line.There’s a chip inside the baton and the time stops when the last runner crosses the finish line. The baton changes hands according to instructions. Times are measured both per team member/lap and total for the whole team. Remember to be careful during the exchange. Keep the baton at hip height when passing the timekeeping mat, to ensure correct timekeeping! It’s important that the team starts in the correct start group according to the Start Certificate.
Group warmup exercises are available at the start and will be led by instructors from STC.
Costumer service will be open in the Entrépark from 15:30.