Kids Marathon

Kids Marathon


Participant information

Activies for children aged 0 – 12 will be held by SK Vidar and Idrettsbarnehagen at Kontraskjæret. A 120 metre Mini Marathon will be available for children aged 0 – 4. For children aged 4 – 12 will be a Kids Marathon which is split up into 500 metre run for those aged 5 -9 and a 1000 metre run for those aged 10 – 12. There will also be various other activities for children at Kontraskjæret.


16th of September 2017.

Sign up


  • 01.10.2016 to 31.08.2017: 125 kr
  • 01.09.2017 to 12.09.2017: 150 kr

Sign up at the event will be possible until 11 am on the day of the run and is only available to those paying by card.

Start and group times

Activities: 10 – 15

Starting times for run: 12 (with subject to change):

  • 10 – 12 years: 12:00
  • 5 – 6 years: 12:15
  • 7 – 9 years: 12:30
  • Family (550m): 12:45

Mini Marathon (0 – 4 years) is open from 13:00 to 15:00.

More information about group times will be given closer to the event.



With the exception of the Mini Marathon, parents are not allowed to run with children.  Designated officials will both run with the children and be plassed around the run. The entire run will be fenced in for safety.

Due to safety concerns it will only be possible to pick up children at then entrance/exit to the run. Children will be let out one at a time. Children who cannot find their parent by the exit will be taken care off by an official from Idrettsbarnehangen. ALL children will have an armband with their parents details on. This will also be used to help identify parents of lost children.

Volvat Medical Centre and the Norwegian Peoples Help will be available with trained medical professionals.

Volvats doctors, nurses and physiotherapists have extensive experience within emergency injury treatment. All medical professionals attending have sports injury competence.

Course map

Course for 2017. Blue course = 500 meters. Red course = 100 meters.

Arenakart av Barnas Maraton med aktiviteter vil publiseres her om kort tid.

Getting your start number

In the week before the event you will be sent a start card to your registered email address. To pick up your start number you will need to show this card together with a valid form of ID. You can pick up your Kids Marathon start number at the “Barnas Maraton” stand in Expo at Rådhusplassen. On Saturday 16th September start numbers will be picked up at Kontraskjæret. If you are picking up a start number on behalf of someone else, you will to show their start card and a valid copy of their ID.

When picking up your start number, you will be given two name tags, one for the child and one for the parent. Du to safety, parents must show their name tag when picking up their child at the finish area.


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