2024 Nordmarka Forest Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Nordmarka Forest 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 Nordmarka Forest Marathon, with its start at Sognsvann Snøpark, features a 42.2-kilometer course through the enchanting Nordmarka forest, complete with a 770-meter elevation gain. This marathon is renowned for offering runners a challenging route that weaves through lush forest trails and rolling hills, showcasing the stunning natural beauty of the area. Runners of the marathon will experience a mix of challenging climbs and exhilarating descents, all while being surrounded by the tranquility of the Nordic wilderness. The event is a favorite among marathon runners who appreciate a course that tests their limits while providing a deeply scenic and immersive outdoor experience.

Date: 

Sat
Jun 22
2024

Location: 

Oslo, Norway

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

770m

Number of participants: 

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How to train for Nordmarka Forest Marathon: Nordmarka Forest Marathon training plans for every runner

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

Runna offers running training plans for every runner and goal out there.

With Runna, your running coaching app, you get a personalized Marathon training plan that:

  • Structures your week and sets out all sessions for you
  • Automatically adjusts your mileage and types of runs to help you perform at your best
  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

Check out our personalized Marathon training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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