Midnight Sun Marathon: 21 June 2008

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All runners

Pos arrow Name arrow Time arrow Cat arrow Club arrow Graded arrow Pace arrow
1 1 Mark Braley 2:52:50 V35 Unattached 72.4% 6:35
2 2 Mark Palmer 3:26:38 V35 Unattached 61.4% 7:53
3 3 Ivana Olachova 3:53:58 SL Unattached 57.9% 8:55
4 4 Robert Fortes 4:12:55 V60 Unattached 60.6% 9:39
5 5 Sean Scanlon 4:30:28 V35 Unattached 46.4% 10:19

Race conditions

Dry conditions and even some bits of midnight sun to break the midnight clouds.


The world's most northerly marathon, taking place at 70 deg North, inside the Arctic Circle. Friendly race with a splash of surreality from starting at 8.30pm in broad daylight and finishing, no matter what your pace, in broad daylight!
The course is flattish to undulating with some rather long lonely spells due to the sparse population - although the whole town does seem to support the race. Fundamentally this is a very fast course due to the almost guaranteed cool temperatures - chances of temperatures above 10 degrees centigrade are basically nil.
Water and energy stops every 5km.
Also run at the same time are a half marathon, a 10km race and a children's mini-marathon. About 410 finishers in the marathon, up from 320 last year. Across all the events there were around 2000 competitors, so these events are getting bigger each year... bear in mind that Tromso is fairly small, so the available accommodation gets booked up well in advance.

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