ASICS STOCKHOLM MARATHON
Effort. Tears. Laughter. Endorphine. Overwhelming emotions when You, along with runners from almost 100 different countries, with a will as strong as yours, conquer the streets of Stockholm. ASICS Stockholm Marathon takes place right in the heart of Sweden’s capital to the sound of thousands of leaping feet, the song of gulls and the cheering of the spectators along the streets.
A running adventure through one of the world’s most beautiful capitals.
DURING THE RACE
The race starts in two groups, at 12:00 and 12:10, from Lidingövägen, outside the Clock Tower of Stockholm Olympic Stadium.
In accordance with our permit from the police authorities, the maximum running time is 6 hours.
The course is 42,195 metres long, and has been measured in accordance with Swedish Athletics Federation and IAAF rules. The measurement was carried out on 25 April 2017 by Hugh Jones, AIMS course measurer from Great Britain and Mikael Hill from Stockholm. Each kilometre will be clearly indicated with a sign.
For a more detailed description of the course click here.
ASICS Stockholm Marathon includes the following age categories for men, women and people with other gender identity: Open (born 1980–2001), 40 plus (born 1975–79), 45 plus (born 1970–74), 50 plus (born 1965–69), 55 plus (born 1960–64), 60 plus (born 1955 – 59), 65 plus (born 1950-1954), 70 plus (1945-1949), 75 plus (1940-1944), 80 plus (1939 or earlier). Minimum age is 18 years (born 2001 or earlier).
Participation on or with any device on wheels is not permitted in ASICS Stockholm Marathon (with the exception of authorised wheelchairs which are registered in the wheelchair category). This includes, for example, hand cycles, cycles, strollers, baby joggers, joelettes, roller skates, roller skis, inline skates and skateboards.
The ASICS Stockholm Marathon is conducted in accordance with the rules laid down by the Swedish Athletic Federation and by the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations).