If you wish to participate in NM (Norwegian Championship) pigging with poles or similar is not allowed. For participation in NM you must be a member of an athletics club. This is selected at registration.
If you wish to use poles or similar you are welcome to attend the wheelchair distance, but you do NOT participate in the NM exercise.
BMW Oslo Marathon offers entry for NOK 100,- to all disabled and wheelchair participants in 2017.
Start and group times
Start: 09.00 (subject to possible change).
Volvat Medical Centre and the Norwegian Peoples Help will be available with medical professionals in the main tent by the finishing line and by stations along the race in the Tøyen and Skøyen areas to handle any emergencies and medical needs.
Volvats doctors, nurses and physiotherapists have extensive experience within emergency injury treatment. All medical professionals attending have sports injury competence.
To participate in BMW Oslo Marathon the wheelchair must have three wheels. See photo below of Racing Wheelchair allowed for participation at the event.
Course for 2017, subject to possible changes due to traffic and safety.
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 start number in the Sport and Health Expo / Information tent at Rådhusplassen.
If you are picking up a start number on behalf of someone else, you will need to show their start card and a valid form of their ID.
Opening times for the Sport and Health Expo:
- Thursday 14. september: 13:00 to 20:00
- Friday 15. september: 09:00 to 20:00
- Saturday 16. september: 07:00 to 18:00
Baggage and storage
There will be storage facilities by the start area. Due to safety concerns it will only be possible to hand in the participant bags each runner receives when they pick up their start number. Large suitcases and other bags will not be approved for storage. Participants are asked to clearly label their bags with their start number. Please do not put valuables in your participant bags and arrive in good time as we expect some queueing.
Please see the event map for the baggage area.
BMW Oslo Maraton notes that any clothing or equipment that is not picked up will be given to the Fattighuset charity.
Food and drink stations
There will be food and drink stations placed along the run.
Showers, changing and toilets
Shower and changing facilities will be located at Ruseløkkaskole on Løkkeveien. Bag storage will be available at Rådhusplassen.
Toilets will be available at Rådhusplassen, the start area and by all drink stations. Give yourself extra time when the half marathon starts as queues are expected.
Prizes and photography
All participants that complete the BMW Oslo Marathon will receive a medal after the finish line. All class winners will receive prizes from our sponsors.
Marathon Photos is our official vendor of photos and diplomas during the event on Saturday. Smile to the photographer when you near the finish line and buy a memory for life on their website after the run.