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Stockholm marathon in the Old Town of Stockholm

Stockholm marathon started in 1797 and the track was 42 195 meter long with 1 946 participants. In 2016 the track in Stockholm was equal in length but the participants were 17 160.

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Stockholm marathon 2015. Photo by unknown

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Info about the Stockholm marathon

All up-to-date information about the race, historical and coming, is available at the Stockholm marathon Web Site by the Home page button above.

Stockholm marathon takes place the last Saturday in May or the first in June. During the last years the start has been at Lidingövägen in the north of Stockholm and the finish at Stockholm Stadium (where the Olympic Games in 1912 was held). The race passes the Old Town twice at Skeppsbron, the main street in front of the Royal Palace along the water front.

YouTube ASICS Stockholm marathon 2016.

We can recommend to viewing the race from the stairs in front of the Royal Castle at the Logården (the Garden). You have to be there in good time before the race since the police will block parts of the Old Town. Don't go by car or buses, use the Subway.