Runner info

All information is subject to change. 

  • Collecting your race number

    You will receive your entry card to your registered email address on September 10th. You will also receive this on SMS two days later. If you register after this date, the start card will be sent directly after registration. The race number will be available for collection in the Expo tent at “Rådhusplassen”.  

    Expo opening hours:

    Thursday 13:00-20:00
    Friday 09:00-20:00
    Saturday 07:00 – 18:00

    We advise you to collect your race number on Thursday or Friday.
    If you plan on picking up your race number on Saturday, please be advised to arrive early.

    To pick up your race number you will need:  

    • Entry card, which you will receive by SMS and to your registered email address.
    • Valid ID

    To pick up a race number on behalf of someone else, you will need their entry card and a copy of their ID.

  • Name on race number

    To ensure your name on the race number, you need to register before August 26st. If you change the distance after August 26st, you will not have your name on your race number.

  • T-shirt

    If you have purchased a t-shirt, you will be able to collect this with your race number and race pack in the Expo. If you would like to register for a t-shirt you need to log on to your registration page here.

  • Late registration

    Online registration will run to 15th of September.

    It will be possible to register for the race, and change distance, by the information desk in the Expo at Rådhusplassen, as long as the distance is not full.

  • Changing distance and entry sale online

    If a participant want to change the registered distance, please contact us at [email protected]. Participants who want to sell their ticket can do this by logging on to their account at the registration page here.

    If you transfer your registration, you will receive a voucher which can be used as payment by another person. The discount will equal a new registration, and  a fee of 100 NOK for the name change, which will be subtracted from the discount.  The voucher is only valid for the same distance that the seller was registered for.

  • Expo

    The BMW Oslo Marathon Expo will be situated by the start-/finish line. Race number, goodie bags and t-shirts can be collected here and there will be various products and expositions from various sport and health brands and organizations, in addition to Oslo Marathons partners. 

    Click here for more information on the Expo.

    Expo opening hours:

    Thursday 13:00-20:00
    Friday 09:00-20:00
    Saturday 07:00 – 18:00
  • Startlists

    Here are this years startlists:

  • Start and group times

    The participants group time will be determined by their projected finish time. You can change your projected finish time on your registration page, until registration closes.


    Saturday September 15th

    • Racing Rullestol: 09.00
    • Marathon (+NM Marathon, Oslotrippelen og Funkis Marathon): 09.25
    • Kids Marathon: 12.00
    • Half marathon + Funkis Half marathon: 13.30
    • 10 km Plogging: 14.20
    • «10 for Grete»: 16.15



    Heat 1: 09:25

    Heat 2: 09:30

    Heat 3: 09:35

    Half marathon:

    Heat 1: 1330

    Heat 2: 13:35

    Heat 3: 13:40

    Heat 4: 13.45

    Heat 5: 13:50

    Heat 6: 13:55

    Heat 7: 14:00

    Plogging 10km:

    Heat 1: 14.20

    10 for Grete

    Heat 1: 16:15
    Heat 2: 16:20
    Heat 3: 16:25
    Heat 4: 16:30
    Heat 5: 16:35

  • Bagagge and storage

    You may check your runner’s pack for storage during the race close by the start area, in the City Hall backyard (Fridjof Nansen Square). 

    For safety reasons, you will only be able to check your runner’s pack for storage. You will not be able to store other luggage, suitcases or bags in the storage area.

    If you want to store other types of luggage, we recommend using the storage facilities at the Oslo Central Station or similar.  

    Here is what you need to do:

    1. Collect your race number and runners pack at the Expo.
    2. In the envelope with your bib number you will find a label with your number. You can put this on your runner bag. 
    3. Follow directions to your distance and group start from the storage area
    4. To retrieve your bag, you will need to present your race number.

    The area for storage will be outside, and any stored items will be stored at your own risk. We do not recommend leaving behind valuables. We also recommend bringing a plastic bag to cover your pack to avoid getting it wet. There will be security present, but BMW Oslo Marathon will not take responsibility for damage or loss of any items.

    Please note that any unclaimed items left behind in the storage area will be donated to charity.

    Opening hours September 15th: 08:30-18:30

    Please be advised to arrive early, as there may be some queue.

  • Fluid stations

    There will be several fluid stations along the course which will offer sports drinks from Maxim, Red Bull (50/50 Red Bull and water), water,  Cola and Ali Coffee. Fluid stations will also serve bananas. Food and drinks will be served at the finish area. There will be maximum 5 kilometres between each fluid station.

    • Fluid stations Marathon: 11
    • Fluid stations Half Marathon: 5
    • Fluid stations «10 for Grete»: 3
    • Fluid stations «10 km Plogging»: 3
    • Fluid stations Racing Wheelchair: 2
  • Toilets

    Toilets will be placed by all fluid stations along the course. Toilets will also be available from the waiting area before the race and by the tram station in “Rådhusgaten”

  • Transportation


    From the National Theatre

    There will be connections by bus, tram and train to the National Theatre.
    Walking from the National Theatre will take approximately 7 minutes. Start and Expo will be at the end of Olav Vs street.

    From Oslo Central Station and The Norwegian Parliament
    There will be bus, tram and train connections to Oslo Central Station and the Norwegian Parliament. Fastest way from the Central Station is along Karl Johans Street. Go left onto Rosenkrantz Street by the Parliament and follow the street until you see the Expo.

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  • Safety

    Volvat Medical Centre and Norwegian People’s Aid will provide healthcare in the main tent by the finish line and at various healthcare stations along the course.

    Medical teams from Volvat have extensive experience with emergency treatment.

    All personnel will have experience within medicine and science in sports.
    As requested by the police, we do not allow running with headphones for safety reasons. It is not allowed to run with strollers or dogs, due to safety,

  • Awards ceremony

    All participants of the BMW Oslo Marathon will receive a medal after finishing.

    The award ceremony will be held at the stage just after the finish line. The top three contestants in each distance will be invited to the stage, and all the group winners will receive their prizes in the tent behind the stage. 

  • Oslo Triple

    The Triple Tent

    Participants of the Oslo Triple will have their own tent by the start/finish area. We will take care of all practical details to ensure you have a seamless experience.


    Maximum times

    Participation in the Oslo Triple requires you to reach the next distance within the maximum time. The maximum times for each distance will be the following:

    • Marathon: 4h and 20min
    • Half Marathon: 2h and 10min
    • «10 for Grete»: 1h and 45min

    Start times apply to the first group of each distance.

    The Oslo Triple follows the determined times of each distance, but participants will be able to choose which group they want to start in.

    Race number

    You will be provided with three race numbers, one for each distance. We recommend attaching each one to your t-shirt, to save time between each distance. Race number can be collected in the tent for Triple runners.


    Each participant will be able to see the result from each distance, as well as the overall result.

    Baggage and Storage

    It will be possible to store baggage in the Triple Tent. We recommend that you mark each item with your race number.

    We do not recommend leaving behind valuables. BMW Oslo Marathon will not take responsibility for damage or loss of any items.Please note that any unclaimed items left behind in the storage area will be donated to charity.

    Food and Drinks

    There will be free access to food and drinks in the Triple Tent. During marathon, half marathon and  «10 for Grete», there will be food and fluid stations along the course (every 5 kilometer)

  • Business packages


    Companies can register teams on our registration page. If you have more than 10 team members and pay with one collective invoice, you will receive a discount.

    Tents at Kontraskjæret

    It will be possible for companies to have a separate tent at Kontraskjæret. You can choose if you want to provide food for team members in the tent. Click here for more information.

    Please note that valuables should not be left in the tent.
    For inquiries regarding companies, please contact [email protected]

  • LIVE Tracking

    Download the app UltimateLIVE! Here you can choose runners that you want to follow and see their position in the course during the race!

  • Kids Marathon

    For information regarding the Kids Marathon, please click HERE.

  • Photography

    Marathon Photos is our official photo service during Oslo Marathon. Smile to the photographer when you cross the finish line, and buy a memory for life on their website after the race. Ultimate Sports Service also takes pictures at some of the time stations, which will come up with your results.

    This year you can also order your own movie from joyvs. They will be filming at several timing stations in the race. Pre-register now to receive the movie within 24 hours of the race. You pay when the movie is ready. Pre-register here: This offer applies to those enrolled in 10km, Half Marathon, Marathon and 73km with timing.

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