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Midnight Sun Marathon 16th June 2018

Information about the race

ENTRY PROCEDURE AND DISTRIBUTION OF START NUMBERS

 

Distances  Entry Fee From 01.03.2018  From 01.05.2018 From  01.06.2018
Marathon  kr. 850   kr. 950   kr. 1050    kr. 1100 
Halfmarathon       kr. 575  kr. 675,-  kr. 775  kr. 825
TINE Mila 10km Race  kr. 450  kr. 500  kr. 550   kr. 600 
Coop Minimarathon adult  kr. 350     kr. 400   kr. 450 
Coop Minimarathon u/16years      kr. 275    kr. 325  kr. 375
Childrens race  kr. 100    kr. 150    kr. 200 

 

Online registration for 2018 is open.  Late entries may be done up to the start if we still have places.  There are a limit of 1000 entries for the marathon.
 
Distribution of start numbers will take place in the City Hall:.
Friday June 15                  14:00– 20:00
Saturday June 16              10:00– until start
 
Opening hours for MSM Shop:
Friday June 15                  14:00– 20:00
Saturday June 16             10:00– 22:30
Sunday June 17               10:00– 13:00
 
If you have paid the entry fee and cannot find your name in the start list, please bring your receipt when collecting your start number.
 
ENTRY FEE
The Entry fee is not refundable.  If you cannot start due to medical reasons, it is possible to transfer the entry fee to 2018. Your receipt and a medical certificate must be forwarded to us within one week after race day .
 
DISTANCES
Marathon – 42.195 km
Start and finish in the city centre. After 2K you'll be crossing The Bridge of Tromsø.  The bridge rises from 6 up to 43 meters over sea level and brings runners to Tromsdalen where the sight of the Arctic Cathedral with the mountains behind is a great view. After running about 20K the runners recross the bridge, and return through the city centre. The second half of the course is mainly flat and quite easy to run. The course has been measured and controlled by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).
Max time limit for marathon is 5 hrs. 30 min.
 
Half-Marathon - 21.0975 km.
The course is relatively flat and follows the same route as the last 21 kilometers of the marathon course. The course is controlled by AIMS.
Max time limit for the half marathon is 3 hrs. 30 min.
 
TINE Mila 10 km Race - 10 km.
Among the participants you will find some of the fastest runners and those who are competing only with themselves. The course goes from The City Centre around the southern tip of the island and returns back to the City Centre and finish line on the Mainstreet Storgata. The course is controlled by AIMS.
 
Coop Mini Marathon - 4,2 km
The Coop Mini-Marathon is a fun run for all ages.
 
Children's Race – approximately 1 km
This race is organised for children 0 - 10 years of age. No timing. Fun run!  All runners receive a nice medal.
 
AGE GROUPS
Marathon: men and women- age 18-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and above.
 
Half-marathon: men and women- age 16-17, 18-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and above. 
 
TINE Mila 10km Race: men and women- age 12-14, 15-17, 18-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and above. 
 
Coop Mini-Marathon: 0-11 years - age 12-14, 15-17, 18 and above.
 
Children's Race: one class only.
 
 
STARTING TIMES
Children’s Race                         17:00 
Coop Mini-Marathon                   18:00
TINE Mila 10 km Race                19:00
Marathon                                  20:30
Half marathon                            22:30

There might be minor adjustments in the starting times. Please make sure to check correct starting time when collecting your start number.
 
START
The start will be in Grønnegata for all races.
 
STORAGE
Bag storage will be available for runners in the Cultur house close to the start. Please use the tag attached to your start number to label your bag or personal items.
 
WARMING UP
Warm up in Grønnegata 10-15 minutes ahead of each start.
 
DISTANCE MARKERS
 
TIMING
We are using chip timing system. This means that your time starts when you cross the start line. Video is used as backup.
 
DRINKING STATIONS
Water and Maxim Sport drinks at every 5 kilometres.  The last stations for marathon and half marathon will also offer gel and bananas.
 
MEDICAL AID
Tromsø Red Cross have medical stations at every 5 kilometres. If you have to drop out of the race, please contact our marshals and give them your start number. If needed we will provide medical attention and transportation to the finishing area.
 
Please do NOT start if you are injured or have had a virus or fever in the last four weeks. All runners are responsible for their own medical health and safety
 
TOILETS
Toilets are available at the 5, 15, 25, and 35 km points in the race.
 
FINISH
www.marathon-photos.com will take photos of every runner at the finish line. You can order photos from their web-site. Please do not cover your start number when you cross the finish line.
 
SHOWER/DRESSING ROOM
Dressing rooms and showers are at Gyllenborghallen.  Open from 18:00 - 03:00
 
PRIZES
Everyone who finishes a race will receive a medal. The club or company with the most participants is given an additional award.
 
Prizes will be awarded to the 3 best participants in each class of the Marathon, Half marathon and MSM 10 km race.
Price money will be awarded to the top 3 male and female Marathon runners whose finishing times are under 2.55.00 (women) and 2.30.00 (men).
No. 1 NOK 15 000
No. 2 NOK 8 000
No. 3 NOK 3 000
 
A bonus of NOK 5 000 will be given for new marathon course record.
 
The award ceremony for Marathon, Half Marathon and the TINE Mila 10 km Race will be held Sunday June 17 at 13:00. Unclaimed prizes will not be forwarded.
 
For Coop Mini-Marathon prizes are drawn. The award ceremony is right after the race at the finish line.
 
For Children’s Race everyone will get a prize from SpareBank1 Nord-Norge. Additionally, a prize for best costumes will be drawn, and some other  prices. The awards be directly after the race at the finish line.
 
 
SKARVEN BREAKFAST RACE
The Breakfast Race starts from the City Hall on Saturday June 16, at 10:15 am. This race goes to Vertshuset Skarven, where a free breakfast is served to all participants. There is no registration or entry fee.
 
MSM SOUVENIRS
Souvenirs will be available in the "MSM-Shop" Friday and Saturday. Here you will find different products with MSM logo, such as T-shirts, pins, mugs, etc.
 
RESULT SERVICE
Unofficial result lists will be onine at www.msm.no immediately after the races.
 

 

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