Equipment and rules

Equipment and rules 2018-08-23T13:16:18+00:00

Rules for registration:
Last possible date for registration is Thursday August 30th at 12 noon.

Age limit:
Marathon 18 yrs, Half Marathon 16 yrs.

Cancellation rules:
100% refund by August 28th if you can provide a valid doctors note.
No refunds after August 28th.

Mandatory equipment for both marathon and half marathon:

  • Fully charged cell phone.
  • Light wind and waterproof jacket.
  • Light wind and waterproof pants.
  • Long sleeved shirt in wool.
  • Food and drinks for the race.

The equipment must be packed in a suitable backpack.

There is no minimum weight requirements for the backpack, only requirement to content.

There will be a drink station after 9 km in Simadalen just before you enter the mountain. At Fossatromme by Vøringsfoss waterfall there’s a foodstation, here’s also a cut-off time where runners who’ve used more than 4 hours to this point will have to end their race. Here you will also have access to your special needs bag. After 34 km in Hjølmodalen is the last food station before decending the mountain. All participants have the opportunity to deliver a “special needs bag” with desired food, drinks, shoes or other things you might want, which is transported to the food station at Fossatromme. This “special needs bag” will be delivered with your start number and must be submitted at the registration before 09:30 am.


  • Marked trail and route is to be followed.
  • All garbage is to be carried to finish in Eidfjord.