35TH ASICS STOCKHOLM MARATHON
Date: June 1, 2013, 12pm
Course:It is basically a two-lap course through the central parts of Stockholm. The surroundings vary from the woods of the Royal park "Djurgården" to the streets of a big city. The course passes buildings such as the Royal Palace, the City Hall, the Royal Opera and the Houses of Parliament. The course is one of the most scenic in the world. Much of the race is run along beautiful waterways. When passing the "Västerbron" bridge, the runners will enjoy a fantastic view over a city with buildings ranging in age from the medieval times to the present day. The difference in altitude between the highest and the lowest point of the course is 29 meters. Start just outside the Olympic Stadium and finish inside the beautiful arena. The first lap is 16.6 kilometres, the second lap 25.6 kilometres.
Weather: Average temperatures range between 64F-70F. You have about 18 hours of daylight at this time of year in Sweden.
Entry: An official entry form will be forwarded to you after receipt of a completed tour application form and deposit by check. Entry fee is $110 which is a $50 discount off the regular rate..
Eligibility: All runners must be 18 years of age or older on race day. There is a time limit of 6 hours. Any runners who do not pass the half-way mark under 2:50 minutes will not be able to continue on the course.
Awards: Every runner receives a medal and commemorative T-shirt.
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