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Gothenburg Half Marathon


Göteborg, Sweden
18 May, 2024 (Sat)
Event size: 50000 - ∞ participants


21.097 km

About the event

With more than 62,000 participants the GöteborgsVarvet Half Marathon is the largest half marathon in the world!
Taking place in the second largest city in Sweden, this race has been attracting international participants since 1980. The course boasts an unbeatable atmosphere with 200,000+ locals turning out to support runners and with over 50 music stations along the route, you'll be entertained throughout your race.
Gothenburg has a lot of activities and restaurants to offer either side of your race and is well connected, with an international airport and direct trains to other cities across Sweden and Scandinavia. If you are looking for a large-scale running event in Scandinavia then GöteborgsVarvet Half Marathon could be the race for you!

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GöteborgsVarvet Half Marathon

18 May, 2024 (Sat)
21.097 km
Race size: >30000 participants
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Course highlights

The course starts in one of Gothenburg's most beautiful parks outside the historic Slottsskogsvallen Athletic Arena - the site of many world records. You will circle the city crossing over two bridges, which will give you an outstanding view of Gothenburg and its harbour. Before finishing in Slottsskogsvallen Athletic Arena you will pass through Gothenburgs picturesque city centre. The race is also spiced up with an audience of over 200,000 people, 50 music stations and many other activities along the way!

Start address

Margretebergsgatan, Gothenburg, Sweden

Finish address

Slottskogsvallen, Gothenburg, Sweden

Route map

route map

What’s included in entry

These are included in your entry
Finisher medal
Drink Stations
Bag drop
Photo Service
Nutrition Stations
Medical Assistance

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Results 2022: GöteborgsVarvet Half Marathon

23 May, 2022 (Mon)

Amos Kipruto scored victory with a time of 01:00:50. Titus Kimutai secured second in this year’s race with a time of 01:00:56. The third place went to Josphat Kemei with a time of 01:01:09 In the ladies race, Tigist Assefa finished first in 01:08:20 . She bested Tiruye Mesfin who crossed the finish line 5 seconds behind her. While Aminet Ahmet came in third at 01:08:26 Top 3 Men 1 Amos Kipruto 01:00:50 2 Titus Kimutai 01:00:56 3 Josphat Kemei 01:01:09 Top 3 Women 1 Tigist Assefa 01:08:20 2 Tiruye Mesfin 01:08:25 3 Aminet Ahmet 01:08:26 Complete results The next race of the GöteborgsVarvet Half Marathon will be on May 13, 2023.
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