Runner info

All information is subject to change. 

  • Collecting your race number

    You will receive your entry card to your registered email address about 1 week before the race. 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 at “Rådhusplassen”.  

    Expo opening hours:

    • Thursday September 14 kl. 13.00 – 20.00
    • Friday September 15 kl. 09.00 – 20.00
    • Saturday September 16 kl. 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 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 31st. If you change the distance after August 31st, 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 close 13th 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.

    Expo opening hours:

    • Thursday September 14 kl. 13.00 – 20.00
    • Friday September 15 kl. 09.00 – 20.00
    • Saturday September 16 kl. 07.00 – 18.00
  • 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 kroner 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. Transfer of registration is open until 10th of September. 

  • Expo

    The Expo will be open from Thursday, September 14th and 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.

    Click here for more information on the Expo.

    Expo opening hours:

    • Thursday September 14 kl. 13.00 – 20.00
    • Friday September 15 kl. 09.00 – 20.00
    • Saturday September 16 kl. 07.00 – 18.00
  • 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.

     

    Friday September 15th

    • «3 for all»                      19.10

     

    Saturday September 16th

    • Rollerskis                        08:45
    • Racing Wheelchair        09.00
    • Marathon                         09.25
    • Half Marathon                13.30
    • «10 for Grete»                 16.15

    3 for all

    • Group 1: 19:10
    • Group 2: 19.13
    • Group 3: 19.16

    Marathon

    • Group 1: 09.25
    • Group 2: 09.30

    Half Marathon

    • Group 1: 13.30
    • Group 2: 13.35
    • Group 3: 13:40
    • Group 4: 13.45
    • Group 5: 13.50
    • Group 6: 13.55
    • Group 7: 14.00

    “10 for Grete”

    • Group 1: 16.15
    • Group 2: 16.20
    • Group 3: 16.25
    • Group 4: 16.30
    • Group 5: 16.35
  • Bagagge and storage

    You may check your runner’s pack for storage during the race by the start area, in the City Hall backyard (Fridjof Nansen Square). During «3 for alle», storage will be by the start/finish line.

    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 sticker 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: 17:30 – 20:30

    Opening hours September 16th: 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 «3 for all»: 1 (finish line)
    • 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”

  • Shower and wardrobe facilities

    There will showers and changingrooms availible for participants at Friskis&Svettos at Majorstua from 09:00 to 18:00. Adress: Colosseum Senter, Sørkedalsveien 10A, 0369 Oslo.  You can take the train directly from Majorstua to Nationaltheater , which is located close to the start and finish area.

  • Transportation

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    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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  • Entertainment

    There will be various entertainment along the course during the marathons. There will be performances by several artists to create a magical atmosphere for runners and audience in Oslo. More information will be published soon.

  • 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 recommend running with headphones for safety reasons.

  • Awards ceremony

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

    Awards will be handed out to all age-group, company, team and Oslo Triple winners. There will be separate awards for those participating in the national championship. The award ceremony will be held at the stage just after the finish line.
    Photos and diplomas will be delivered by our official supplier “Marathon Photos”. Smile for the camera when you are approaching the finish line and you will be able to purchase your picture on their webpage after the race. Register here and get a notification when the photos are ready.

  • 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 and group times

    • Marathon: 09:25
    • Half Marathon: 13:30
    • «10 for Grete»: 16:15

    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.

    Results

    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

    Registration

    Companies can register teams on our registration page. If you have more than 10 team member 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 not that valuables should not be left in the tent.
    For inquiries regarding companies, please contact [email protected]

  • Kids Marathon

    The Kids Marathon will be held at Kontraskjæret, and will be organized by SK Vidar and Idrettsbarnehagen. Children from 0 – 12 years can participate in different activities and races. There will be several distances depending on the age group. More information can be found here.  

    Start times:

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

    You can participate in our Minimarathon (0 – 4 years) at any point between 13:00 og 15:00.

    Activities will be organized between 10.00 and 15.00.

    Collecting Race Number

    Children can collect their race number and t-shirt on the 14th and 15th of September in the Expo at Rådhusplassen. On the 16th of September, race numbers can be collected at Kontraskjæret. When collecting the race number, children and their parents will receive one name tag each. Parents will need to present this name tag when picking up their children after they finish.

    Late Registration

    Children can be registered in the Expo during the 14th and 15th of September. On Saturday September 16th, children can be registered at Kontraskjæret. 

    Security

    When collecting the race number, children and their parents will receive a name tag to put around the arm. Parents need to present this name tag when picking up their children.

    Volvat Medical Center will be available for any emergencies or other medical needs.

  • 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!

  • Course map

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