2024 Birken fjellmaraton Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Birken fjellmaraton Marathon – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

The Birken Fjellmaraton offers a unique and demanding 42.2-kilometer course that begins at the Sjusjøen Cross-Country Arena, renowned for its world-class skiing and biathlon facilities. Runners face a challenging ascent with a total elevation gain of 563 meters, followed by a significant descent of 1159 meters, testing both their climbing abilities and downhill running skills. The route takes participants through some of Norway's most stunning mountainous landscapes, providing an unforgettable experience of running in the heart of nature. This marathon is not just a race; it's an adventure, attracting those who seek to push their limits and enjoy the beauty of the rugged Nordic terrain. The combination of challenging elevation changes and the spectacular natural setting makes the Birken Fjellmaraton a must-do event for serious marathon runners and trail enthusiasts.

Date: 

Sat
Jun 15
2024

Location: 

Sjusjøen, Norway

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

563

Number of participants: 

How to train for Birken fjellmaraton Marathon: Birken fjellmaraton Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for Birken fjellmaraton, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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