Tromsø Midnight Sun Marathon– 2024 Registration & 2023 Results

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Tromsø, Norway June 22, 2024 Registration Open

Established in 1989, the Midnight Sun Marathon Foundation (MSM) organized the first Tromsø Midnight Sun Marathon in 1990. With nearly 6000 participants participating, the run is scheduled during the summer months when the sun never sets below the horizon thus making it one of the ‘bucket-list’ races

The race event offers different distances to choose from: Marathon, Half Marathon, Coop Mila (10km), MSM Mini-marathon (4,2km) and SNN Kids Race (800m). The course is AIMS certified AIMS

The MSM foundation organizes various other sports, running events and cultural events in Tromsø.

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Tromsø Midnight Sun Marathon:

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees

Marathon Mizuno Half Marathon Coop Mila MSM Mini Marathon SNN Kids Race
Distance 42.2km 21.1km 10km 5km 500 mtrs
Race Date 22nd June, 2024  22nd June, 2024  22nd June, 2024  22nd June, 2024  22nd June, 2024
Start Time 8:30 pm (20:30) 10:30 pm (22:30) 7:00 pm (19:00) 6:00 pm (18:00) 4:00 pm (16:00)
Eligibility Criterion ^^ 18 years & above 15 years & above 12 year & above Open for everyone Under 11 years
Fees ^ NOK 950 & Up NOK 655 & Up NOK 575 & Up NOK 410 & Up (Adult) NOK 300 & Up (U/16) NOK 100 & Up
Fees ^ – Coop Norway member NOK 460 & Up NOK 328 & Up (Adult) NOK 240 & Up (U/16)
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Expo Details

Venue: Rødbanken, Tromsø City Centre

Date & timings: June 21 (2pm-8pm) & June 22 (10am – 30min before race start)

^ Fees for Live events are time –sensitive i.e. increases closer to race date.

^^ Age and age category is determined by birth year, not birth date. This means that as long as you will be 18 in the year of the race, you can participate in the marathon distance, and so on.

Route / Course Map

Information about the course maps & other details for the Tromsø Midnight Sun Marathon 2024 not yet available. Please check the information from the 2023 event below

Marathon FM Map
Half Marathon HM Map
Coop Mila 10K Map
MSM Mini Marathon MM Map

The Tromsø Midnight Sun Marathon has an OUT & BACK course with the below mentioned Start and Finish points:

Start Point Finish Point
City Centre, Grønnegata City Centre, Storgata


Prize Money

Information about the prizes/ awards for the Tromsø Midnight Sun Marathon 2024 is detailed below

  1. Prizes will be awarded to the 3 best participants in each class of the Marathon, Mizuno Half Marathon and Coop Mila (10km) race.
  2. Prize money will be awarded to the top 3 male and female Marathon runners whose finishing times are under 2.55.00 (women) and 2.30.00 (men).
    – No. 1 NOK 30 000
    – No. 2 NOK 15 000
    – No. 3 NOK 10 000
  3. A bonus of NOK 5 000 will be given for new marathon course record.
  4. The award ceremony for Marathon, Mizuno Half Marathon and the Coop Mila (10km) Race will be held Sunday at 13:00. Unclaimed prizes will not be forwarded.
  5. For MSM Mini-Marathon prizes are drawn. The award ceremony is right after the race at the finish line.
  6. For the Kids Marathon everyone will get a medal. Additionally, a prize for best costumes will be drawn. The awards will be directly after the race at the finish line.

2023 and Earlier Edition Results



Important Points

  1. Registration is personal and binding. No refund nor name change is allowed. Runners who participate with someone else’s start number will be disqualified.
  2. Transfer of registration to next year is allowed until 21 days before race day. After this, runners can only transfer registration due to injury/illness. Send organizers an email ( together with a medical certificate from the doctor/physician stating that participant is unable to attend. A fee is charged to transfer your registration
  3. Bib Collection: Please note that you will have to present ID and your confirmed bib receipt to collect your bib.
  4. Aid stations: There are beverage stations approximately every 5 km’s during the race where water, Maxim sports drink and bananas are available. There is beverage station at the finish line as well. It is not possible to receive help from outside the race or place food/drinks along the course.
  5. Toilets are available close to most of the beverage stations. Toilets are also available in the start- and finish-area.
  6. Bag storage for runners of the marathon, half marathon and 10km distance is available at the Kulturhuset.
  7. Medical aid: Tromsø Red Cross have medical stations about every 5 kilometres.
  8. Photos: There is a photographer working for the organizer during the race and these photos will be published on the race Facebook-page a few days after the race. There are guarantees that this photographer will have a photo of each runner, as the photographer will take photos from both the course and at the finishline. If come they will take photos of all runners at the finish line and these photos can be purchased direct from them
  9. Time limit applicable on the course
    Full Marathon –5 hrs 30 min
    Half Marathon – 3 hrs 30 min

Contact Information
Contact Information
+47 77 67 33 63

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