03 Sep 2021 - 06 Sep 2021
Bergen -- Fjord Norway Half Marathon
- Trip duration
- 03 Sep 2021
- 06 Sep 2021
In the autumn the Fjord Norway Half Marathon is held. Besides the half marathon, there are also 10 and 5 kilometres. The surroundings of this half-marathon are known for their narrow fjords, waterfalls and beautiful glaciers. The landscape is breathtaking. Time stood still here after the first inhabitants built their houses in the Ice Age. Fertile valleys, calm countryside and pure nature are a great backdrop for the half marathon. Due to the natural landscape, there are many hills, which makes this course very challenging. The perfect challenge for the avid runner.
In addition, Bergen is an excellent city for a fun weekend for both runner and supporter. Beautiful scenery and fun activities come together in this city and give you the opportunity to benefit from a diverse range of activities. The green city of Bergen has a beautiful history, many parks, museums and eateries. From here you can also discover the beautiful surroundings of Bergen and go out into nature!
Registration Fjord Norway Half Marathon 2021
Globalrunning offers you a package with a guaranteed runner’s bib and accommodation. Furthermore, we offer the possibility that family members or friends can travel with you as companions and together you can enjoy this event.
Take a look at our packages. We ensure that during your stay in Bergen everything is arranged down to the last detail so that the athlete can fully devote himself or herself to the run. Whether individually or with a running group, with us you run around the world!
Book now directly and secure your entry with guaranteed participation!
- Flights can be added upon request
- We would be glad to put together a tailor made running trip for you
- Part of a running group? Then we would be pleased to offer you a personalized package with group discount! Contact us for the options
The map below shows the locations of the start & finish, our hotels of choice and the expo location. Underneath the map, there are two buttons which show the course and elevation maps of the event.Legend
Friday, 03 September 2021
You fly to Bergen and go on your own to hotel Scandic Ornen. Tip : buy a Bergen Card at the arrival hall, with which you can buy for example a 72 hours card. Bergen is full of beautiful scenery and sights. Take a look at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf or stroll through picturesque Stoltzekleiven.
Saturday, 04 September 2021
Discover Bergen. The day before the half marathon. After enjoying the breakfast buffet you can enjoy everything Bergen has to offer. Visit for example the KODE Art Museum, the Fish Market or relax in the Byparken (park). You will have to pick up your race number at the expo today. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city further.
Sunday, 05 September 2021
The day of the Half Marathon! A scheduled service bus will drive from the bus station to take the runners to the starting line in Knarvik. At 12.00 the starting shot will sound. You have plenty of time to cross the finish line. The course is very hilly, so the perfect opportunity to challenge yourself! After the race, there will be shuttle buses from Knarvik to the hotel.
Monday, 06 September 2021
The day after the half marathon and also the last day of your running trip. You are free to choose how you want to spend this day. Have a nice rest or visit for example the Bryggens Museum, Bergen Aquarium or St. Mary Church. You are on your own to the airport for the return flight.
We do not offer transport for this arrangement by default. However, we do offer the option to book flights with us. Prices will vary if you choose to make use of our service.
€ 250,00 per person
Scandic Ørnen Hotel has a beautiful location in Bergen city centre. It features a sky bar, which offers stunning views of the fjords and the city. The modern rooms include a flat-screen TV, a bathroom with shower and hairdryer and comfortable beds. Torgallmenningen Square, one of Bergen's central locations, is just a 5-minute walk from the hotel. The buses to the start and finish location in Knarvik leave near the hotel. UNESCO World Heritage Bryggen can be reached on foot in 15 minutes, while Fløibanen is only 1 km away.
The breakfast buffet is freshly prepared for you daily, with over 100 different products and an emphasis on organic ingredients. The Roast Restaurant & Bar is located at the top of the hotel and here you can enjoy Norwegian specialities such as fresh fish from the North Sea and a selection of grilled meats. At the hotel you can borrow free bicycles to explore the city. In addition, guests of the hotel can use the fitness centre in the Scandic Ørnen Hotel for free.
Located on the rocky coast of Norway, Bergen is the second largest city in the country. Bergen is flanked by impressive fjords. This modern city has an entertaining and energetic atmosphere. The beautiful harbour with its colourful and characteristic houses is the beating heart of the city. From here you can explore the history of the Viking Age and the Middle Ages in one of the city's museums or visit the historic Hanseatic shipyard Bryggen, where you will also find many restaurants and pubs. If you want to explore the Norwegian fjords, Bergen is a fantastic starting point. For this reason, among others, and because of the picturesque surroundings in which Bergen is situated, the city is an excellent combination of culture and nature!