Trail­varvet

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 can register to Trailvarvet Walk - a distance of 8 km.

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May

Trailvarvet:Conquer Änggårdsbergen

Leave the asphalt and run trail in Änggårdsbergen with us! During the race you will be offered wonderful forest and nature, the trail goes up challenging slopes and fast downhills, over roots and stones. Änggårgsbergen offers hilly terrain, high pulse and maybe a little lactic acid. After finishing, a well deserved medal awaits and after run with your running mates.

A tough and beautiful course - challenge Änggårdsbergen:Trailvarvet 11,5 km

The course goes through hilly terrain and varied nature in the beautiful Änggårdsbergen along gravel roads past lakes, mountains and valleys. Trailvarvet has its start and finish inside the historic and newly restored Slottsskogsvallen. The track increase about 300 meters, about 80% of the track is on gravel, trail and forest paths, remaining 20% on asphalt. Water is served at two places in Änggårdsbergen, after about 4.5 km and 9.3 km.

Hike and experience the Botanical Garden and Änggårdsbergen:Trailvarvet Walk 8 km

The course of Trailvarvet Walk is 8 km long and welcome you for a refreshing walk in varied nature past lakes, mountains and valleys. When you reach Japan Valley in the Botanical Garden, you can enjoy both the view from Håberget or the flourishing Smithska Valley. Trailvarvet Walk has no timekeeping, the focus is on the wonderful experience which a really good powerwalk in varied terrain and about 230 meters of altitude offers. Water is served after about 4.5 km and by the finish.

Race Info:Good to know before the start

  • Start & Event Area

    The start and finish line are in Slottsskogsvallen. The race begins at 13:00. To improve accessibility the start will take place in waves of multiple groups. You decide which group you should start in. If you are among the faster runners you should start in the first group. The Trailvarvet Walk will begin immediately after the runners.

  • Start Certificate, Number Tag & Tag Distribution

    All registered participants of Trailvarvet can download their Start Certificate on My Pages a week before the race. The Start Certificate will also be sent to the e-mail address you provided when registering. In the Start Certificate you will find all the information you need ahead of the event, including information on the distribution of your number tag for the race. News and other good-to-know information can be found here on the website.

  • Timekeeping

    Trailvarvet is a timed terrain race of 11.5km. The time is kept using an electronic chip inside the number tag. For the walking event of 8km no timekeeping is provided.

  • Warmup

    Group warmup exercises are available at the start and will be led by instructors from STC

  • Changing Clothes, Bag Storage & Toilets

    You can leave your bag in the bag storage near the start line. Arrive a the event changed and ready! Changing rooms and showers are not provided. Toilets are located in the start and finish area.

  • Medal

    Everyone who finishes Trailvarvet or Trailvarvet Walk will receive a medal.

  • Getting Here & Parking

    Use public transport when possible. The nearest stops are Botaniska Trädgården, Marklandsgatan and Linnéplatsen. Use the Västtrafik app Reseplaneraren to find your route or visit vasttrafik.se. Parking is available for an environmental fee of 100 kr, at Dalens Grusplaner near Slottsskogsvallen (Swish or cash payment).

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