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About MSM

The Midnight Sun Marathon Foundation (MSM) was established in 1989 and organized the first Midnight Sun Marathon in 1990. Since then, MSM has become an organization that organizes various sports and cultural events in Tromsø.
Behind the MSM Foundation stands Mack Ølbryggeri, lokal newspaper Mediehuset iTromsø, the TUIL Tromsdalen Friidrett, Sparebanken Nord-Norge, Troms Kraft as and Tromsø Municipality. MSM aims to plan and conduct sports- and culture events in Tromsø, thereby make Tromsø and The Arctic known worldwide. The foundation will also work to ensure that the event gives the greatest possible financial contribution to sports and humanitarian purposes.

The MSM Foundation organizes Polar Night Halfmarathon in January, Sami Week in February, Arctic Snowshoe Race in March, Midnight Sun Marathon in June and Tromsø Mountain Challenge in August

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