The 36th ASICS Stockholm Marathon will take place on Saturday 31 May 2014. It will be an exciting race in a beautiful city with 21,500 runners from all over the world.
This is one of the major sporting events in Sweden with hundreds of thousands of spectators along the route cheering the participants. At the finish, in the classical 1912 Olympic Stadium, enthusiastic fans greet the runners. The Marathon Expo, the Pasta Party and the Post Race Celebration are traditional parts of the event, bringing all runners together in a joyful atmosphere. With almost 7,500 international runners from more than 80 countries the ASICS Stockholm Marathon is also a multicultural festival.
Hotels Near The Marathon
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The course is basically two laps 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 waterfronts. When crossing 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 metres.
Finish in the 1912 Olympic Stadium
The race will finish in the beautiful stadium built for the 1912 Olympic Games. The Olympic Stadium has been the site of numerous memorable athletic performances, with no less than 83 world records in track and field. There is no other arena anywhere in the world that comes close to that number. The 1912 Stockholm Olympic Stadium is truly a classic venue for athletics.
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