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Sea Ice Marathon

02 March – A running competition on natural ice in world class!
42km + 21km + 10/12km + 5/6km

Practical information

NOTE: News for Sea Ice Marathon 2024! We have put together a package around the event! Combines participation in the unique race with a fantastic weekend trip and exciting winter activities in Luleå! Click on the link for more information about the package!

As the planning of track laying on the sea ice is not yet complete, which depends on weather and ice conditions, we cannot define the exact length of the shorter sections. They can be 5 or 6 km, respectively 10 or 12 km. 

Time and date
02 March 2024

Exact start times have not been determined yet.
From ??:?? you can pick up your envelope at the large tipi tent on the ice in the southern harbour. 

The registration is binding, but you may give the bib number to someone else if you are prevented.
Registration closes 18:00 on 01 March 2024.
Post-registration can be made until 10:00 on 02 March. Late registration fee SEK 100 extra.

Timekeeping and bib number
30-60 minutes before your start time, you can collect the transponder and bib number from the large tipi tent on the ice outside Southern Harbour.
The transponder is to be returned to the same place after the race.
NOTE: If the transponder is lost, a fee of SEK 850 will be charged.

Group booking / company
If you wish to make a group registration and to receive an invoice, email the name, date of birth, women's or men's class and phone number for all participants. Also email invoice details.

Track stretch
The start will take place on the ice outside the southern harbor area. The race is only on the ice rink. The race will consist of several laps around the ice rink.

The image just shows an example! Depending on the weather and ice conditions, the route may be different. 

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Catering point, beverage and buns
There will be two liquid stations with water and hot juice to choose from. You can also take a small bun (giffel) for quick energy. At the finish line you get a banana, cake and more drink.

Bag drop
It is possible to leave your bags in the large tipi tent on the ice outside the southern harbor area NOTE: Leaving stuff on own responsibility, we do not replace stolen or lost belongings.

There is the possibility to change clothes in one of our tipi tents on the ice, but it is better to come changed as this is not a regular dressing room
NOTE. no shower facility.

We will have a doctor on site and the opportunity to transport injured runners to the southern harbor area on a scooter.

Shoe deal – Icebug
Upon presentation of your receipt, you will receive ?? % discount on new icebug shoes at the Snabba steg store in Luleå. - TO BE ANNOUNCED

Award ceremony
Price in all four distances for placing first, second and third in women's, men's and youth class (under 18 years).
Everyone gets a buff from Icebug.
The award ceremony takes place approximately 10 minutes after the last participant has crossed the finish line. There is a price distribution for each distance and it takes place at the tipi tent.
Of course, we also raffle some prices and this only applies to participants who are on site.

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Sea ice Marathon is a collaboration between Explore Luleå, Icebug and Schaatsen Grand Prix

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