2020 Run For A Smile Spitsbergen

06 JUN 2020

The Artic Marathon in Spitsbergen was cancelled! We hope to participate in the 2021 edition!

Sponsor Dr Nasser Nadjmi per run kilometer

Total kilometers: 42KM

Donation target: €10.000

Amount/KM: €

Your total donation: €

2020 Run For A Smile Spitsbergen Donation

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The only marathon in the world with polar bear guards. A unique running experience at 78 degrees north. Run in the Arctic wilderness surrounded by fjords and mountains.

Running a marathon on Svalbard is a unique experience. Temperature-wise, the conditions are ideal. It’s not hot and too cold during the mild and dry Arctic summer.

Spitsbergen Marathon is truly an international race. Runners from all over the world gather at 78 degrees north to run in the world’s most northern marathon on permanent ground. The local residents of Longyearbyen cheer for everyone, and the town turns into a running hot spot for a few days as the marathon goes on. After the race, there’s always a banquet organised where you’ll be served a big, delicious – calorie rich – meal while you get to meet and mingle with the other runners.

Spitsbergen Marathon held the first weekend in June every year. We have 3 distances, as well as Lab and Line race for the youngest.

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Svalbard, Spitsbergen

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