News Jubilee Marathon
16 July 2012
MarathonFoto had a team of 20 photographers that took more than 105,000 photos at the start, at many locations along the course, the finish line and after you received your medal. Now you can check all photos of yourself.
Check your own photos
15 July 2012
Runners and volunteers were back in the Olympic Stadium for the Post race party on Sunday 15 July. Everyone did enjoy the competition for the runner best dressed in 1912 style..
Slide show Post race party
15 July 2012
The finale in the competition for the runner best dressed in 1912 style was held during the Post race party on Sunday 15 July. This was very much appreciated by the other runners and the volunteers who attended the party.
The best dressed runners
The winner was Fredrik Holst from Stockholm. Sally Osterberg from USA got second price. She ran the Jubilee Marathon, dressed as her grandfather was when he finished 17th in the 1912 Olympic marathon race in Stockholm.
The 50 best dressed runners all got a bowl of ceramics, specially made for the Jubilee Marathon. Read more.
15 July 2012
You can download and print your certificate from the Jubilee Marathon in our Result list. Please search for your result here and click on your name in the list to come to your detailed information where you find a pdf file named ”Certificate” to download and print.
Print your certificate
15 July 2012
If you click on your name in the Result list you will se a short video of yourself finishing the Jubilee Marathon.
Watch yourself finishing the race
14 July 2012
Video photographer Micke Sjöblom has produced a 6 minutes long video that captures the Jubilee Marathon from start to finish. Watch the video.
Video that captures the race from start to finish
14 July 2012
Our photographers worked hard during the Jubilee Marathon. Now you can see their best photos.
The best photos from the Jubilee Marathon
• Jubilee Marathon – the race
• Jubilee Marathon – the runners
14 July 2012
7,905 runners started in the Jubilee Marathon. 7,674 of them finished the race. This means that only 231 runners, or 3 per cent of those who started, had to abandon the race.
Almost every one finished
4,127 ran 42,195 metres and 3,547 ran the 40,075 meteres distance.
You will find all the results here.
13 July 2012
It was a nice atmosphere when the Jubilee Marathon started with the Marathon Expo. The Expo opened and closed in sunshine, but in the afternoon there was thunder and a hailstorm.
Watch slide show and video from the Expo
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12 July 2012
The Jubilee Marathon is a three days event. It all starts nn Friday 13 July with the Marathon Expo. You can go a guided tour of the hundred years old Olympic Stadium, watch a film from the 1912 Olympic Games and listen to an interesting lecture about the Olympic marathon race in Stockholm.
Jubilee Marathon starts with the Marathon Expo on 13 July
Read more and check the time schedule
12 July 2012
The Jubilee Marathon will be on the Internet. A live web broadcast starts at 13:40 CET here on the race web site. Swedish commentary only. The race starts at 13:48.
Live on the Internet
Result and intermediate times every 5 kilometres for all runners will also be live on this race website.
10 July 2012
Kennedy Kane McArthur from South Africa won the gold medal in the 1912 Olympic marathon race in Stockholm 1912. The Swedish star Sigge Jacobsson, who was the favourite among the spectators, finished sixth as the best European runner.
Two stars from 1912 in the Jubilee Marathon
On Saturday both of them will run the Jubilee Marathon.
5 july 2012
The Jubilee Marathon is a race in the spirit of 1912, and we hope that many runners come dressed in 1912 style. We will give out prizes to the 50 runners who run the race in clothing (not shoes) that is most similar to the clothing of the runners in the Olympic marathon race 1912. The winner will be awarded with a miniature of the medal for the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012 in 18 carat gold.
Competition: Who is running in the best 1912 style dress?
3 July 2012
Shizo Kanaguri dropped out of the very warm marathon race during the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm. Some decades later the myth of him as “The Japanese who disappeared” was created. Now his grand grandson Yoshiaki Kurado will come to Stockholm to run the Jubilee Marathon.
The myth of The Japanese who disappeared
28 June 2012
By 28 June, the memorial stone to the 1912 Olympic Games was moved to a position in front of the Sollentuna Church. This stone will be the turning point for the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012.
The memorial stone has been moved
24 June 2012
A marathon race is a real effort. Do not start unless you are not 100 % healthy. It can be dangerous to run if you are sick or feel poor.
Here are some important guidelines for the Jubilee Marathon.
Drink properly during the race
Wear a headgear if it is sunny and warm
Preserve your strength until the last part of the race.
23 June 2012
Do you have one or more supporters who want to cheer you on during the race, we have some advice how to go to the turning point and then back to the Olympic Stadium via underground and commuter train.
Advice to supporters
It should not be any problems to follow a runner who is finishing on four hours or longer.
21 June 2012
The Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012 will follow the 1912 Marathon race as closely as possible. The start is inside the Stockholm Stadium which have been preserved during these hundred years with graceful dignity.
Take a tour along the course
Along the course there is a number of activities in the spirit of 1912. Follow the tour along the course from the Stadium to the church of Sollentuna.
18 June 2012
MarathonFoto is the partner for the Jubilee Marathon when it comes to photo service for the participants in the race.
Your own photo from the race
MarathonFoto’s professional photographers are on site 14 July to take a photo of you and all other runners at several different locations along the course and at the finish line.
7 May 2012
Saturday 14 July 2012 at 13:48 is the start of the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012. 10,436 runners from 65 countries are entered in this historic race. Welcome to a weekend in Stockholm which we hope will be memorable!
All you need to know about the Jubilee Marathon
• Friday 13 July is the Marathon Expo with number distribution, entertainment, etc.
• Saturday 14 July the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012 will take place.
• Sunday 15 July all runners are invited to the post race party.
7 May 2012
Sunday 15 July - the day after the Jubilee Marathon – all the runners are invited to the post race party at the Olympic Stadium. Starting at 12 am we will serve a light meal followed by a spectacular entertainment program. The post race party will end at 15.00 and the entertainment program will finish at 14.00. Book your entry ticket to the post race party before 8 June.
Post race party on Sunday 15 July
7 May 2012
On Friday 13 July there are a lot of activities at the Marathon Expo. You can go a guided tour of the hundred years old Olympic Stadium, watch a film from the 1912 Olympic Games and listen to an interesting lecture about the Olympic Games in Stockholm.
Guided tours, film and lectures on Friday 13 July
You can of course also pick up your number bib at the Expo.
4 May 2012
10 436 runners are entered. 2 569 women and 7 867 men are found in the start list. 65 different nations are represented. Beside Sweden, Germany is the biggest nation (716 entries), followed by Finland (654 entries), Denmark (302) and USA (237 entries).
10 436 runners from 65 countries
29 April 2012
The course for the Jubilee Marathon has now been determined and two separate measurements has been undertaken. The distance is 40,075 metres – 125 metres shorter than the 1912 Olympic course.
The course is 40,075 metres
The monument for the 1912 Olympic marathon will be moved before the Jubilee Marathon.
12 April 2012
The registration for the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912–2012 is open again. 1,100 places in the marathon have been reserved for the official travel agencies. Some of these reserved places have now been returned.
Last chance to register for the Jubilee Marathon
More than 10,000 runners from all over the world have already registered for this historic marathon. Entries from 200 more runners will be accepted.
2 March 2012
Sunday the 14 July was the big day during the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm. We are also hoping for many spectators on 14 July 2012, and we are encouraging them to dress up in 1912 fashion.
Dress up in 1912 fashion!
This is how they looked in 1912
2 February 2012
In the official results it listed simply KK. He was called Ken by his South African teammates. In the Swedish newspapers of the time, he was referred to as Kenneth but the real name of the 1912 Olympic Marathon Champion is Kennedy Kane McArthur.
Olympic Champion with many names
11 December 2011
On 11 December the runners in Team Stockholm Marathon participated in a test of the starting procedure that will be used at the Jubilee Marathon.
Test of the start
The runners entered the Olympic Stadium through the west gate and then walked 250 metres to the starting line.
After the start, all runners jogged 350 meters before they exited the Stadium through the south gate.
”This test showed us that there can be 2,000 runners in each start group and that there can be ten minutes intervals between the starts”, said race director Bengt Jansson.
10 December 2011
Souvenir t-shirts and competition vest are on sale in our Souvenir Shop:
The Jubilee Marathon Souvenir Shop
• Competition vest that is a replica of the vest which the Swedish runners wore at the 1912 Olympic Games. Price: 23 EUR.
• White technical fabric training t-shirt. Price: 25 EUR.
To the Souvenir Shop
15 November 2011
Next year is 100 years since the 5th Olympic Games were held in Stockholm and also 100 years since the opening of the Stockholm Olympic Stadium. This will be celebrated in the capital throughout 2012 with over 100 sports and cultural events.
Marathon the focus when Stockholm commemorates the centenary
Two of the most important Jubilee events are the ASICS Stockholm Marathon on 2 June and the Jubilee Marathon on 14 July.
16 October 2012
The interest in the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912–2012 is great. By 4 August 8,153 runners from 58 countries had registered and the registration was closed.
You can still register for this historic race
You can however still register for this historic race. 1,600 places in the marathon are reserved for the official travel agencies.
List of official travel agencies
4 August 2011
The interest in the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912–2012 has been great. By 4 August 8,153 runners from 58 countries had registered and the registration was closed.
Registration is closed – but you can still register for this historic race
You can however still register for this historic race. 1,100 places in the marathon are reserved for the official travel agencies.
List of official travel agencies
21 July 2011
By 21 July 7,112 runners from 56 countries have registered for the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912–2012. The plan was to accept a maximum of 7,000 runners, but now the organising clubs have decided to accept registration from 500 more runners.
7,112 runners have registered – room for 500 more
14 July 2011
The registration for the Jubilee Marathon opened at 13:55 CET on 14 July – seven minutes later than planned due to technical problems with the web site..
Great interest – 5,186 runners registered in seven hours
During the first hour 2,455 runners registered for the race. At 21:00 CET 5,186 runners had registered.
25 May 2011
Here you will find all infomation – registration will open on 14 July
On Saturday 14 July 2012 the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012 will take place. It will be a race which as closely as possible follow the 1912 Olympic course and is carried out in the spirit of 1912.
All important information about the race is now available.
The entry opens at 13:48 on 14 July. Runners who intend to run both the ASICS Stockholm Marathon and the Jubilee Marathon in 2012 can enter both races already from May 28.
Welcome to an historic race
23 May 2011
Registration will open here on the race website at 13:48 on 14 July 2011 (exactly 99 years after the starting gun in 1912).
ASICS Stockholm Marathon runners may enter from 28 maj
However, runners who enter the 2012 ASICS Stockholm Marathon will be able to register for the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012 at the same time that they register for the 2012 ASICS Stockholm Marathon. This race will take place on Saturday 2 June next year. Registration will open on 28 May this year at www.StockholmMarathon.se
22 May 2011
12,385 runners have registered an "expression of interest" to take part in the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912–2012. 9,273 of these runners are from Sweden, 3,112 from other countries.
More than 12,000 runners have registered
12 May 2011
A maximum of 8,000 entries will be accepted for the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012. 1,000 places in the race are reserved for overseas travel agencies and a further 1.000 for runners who participate in the 2012 ASICS Stockholm Marathon.
Maximum 8,000 entries
23 February 2011
10,128 runners have registered an "expression of interest" to take part in the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912–2012. 7,836 of these runners are from Sweden, 2 292 from other countries.
More than 10,000 runners have registered
Registration will open on 14 July.
28 November 2010
In 2012 there will be four marathons in Stockholm. Vällingby Marathon at the end of March, Stockholm Marathon at the beginning of June, Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012 on 14 July and the Winter Marathon in the beginning of November.
Four marathons in Stockholm in 2012
It is the first time since 1983 that four marathons have taken place in Stockholm within one year.
City of Stockholm Sports councellor, Regina Kevius, puts a spade in the ground to commemorate exactly 100 years since the construction of Stockholm Stadium began.
23 November 2010
In cold, biting wind and light snow, the 100 year anniversary was commemorated of the first spade in the ground in the construction of Stockholm Stadium. On 23 November a frozen group of people gathered at one of the arena’s long jump pits to celebrate exactly 100 years since building began of the capital’s classical Olympic stadium.
100 years since the construction began
The city has allocated 12 million SEK to celebrate the 100 year Jubilee of the Stockholm Olympics during the summer of 2012. Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012 will be one of the most important events of this Jubilee celebration.
17 November 2010
There is a great interest in the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912 – 2012. By 17 November, 8,058 runners had registered an "expression of interest" to take part in the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912–2012.
8,000 runners have registered
6,817 of these runners are from Sweden, 1 241 from other countries.
4 November 2010
There is also great interest from outside Sweden in Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012. In association with New York Marathon early in November, Bengt Jansson and Malin Aho from Stockholm Marathon met a group of international travel agents from TOURS to talk about the Jubilee Marathon.
Great international interest
– Interest was considerable. Over 30 travel agents attended. All plan to organise trips to the Jubilee Marathon, reported race director Bengt Jansson.
15 July 2010
On 14 July – exactly two years before the start of the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012 – 250 runners participated in the test run on the 1912 Olympic Marathon course. They ran 20 km from Stockholm Olympic Stadium and then northwards to the turning point at Sollentuna Church and the memorial stone for the Olympic Marathon.
Test of the 1912 Olympic Marathon course
14 July 2010
For the first time ever, you can see film on the internet from the 1912 Olympic marathon race. This unique film sequence is 3 minutes and 30 seconds long.
Watch the film from the 1912 Olympic Marathon
Read more – and watch the film
14 July 2010
There is a great interest in the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912 – 2012. 14 July – to the day two years before race day – 6,242 runners from 23 countries had registered an "expression of interest" to take part in the Jubilee Marathon.
Two years to go – 6,242 runners have registered
26 June 2010
6,009 runners had registered an "expression of interest" to take part in the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912–2012.
6,009 runners have registered
17 May 2010
There is a great interest in the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912 – 2012. 4,483 Swedish and 810 foreign runners had registered an "expression of interest" to take part in the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912–2012.
5,300 runners have registered
Registration to enter the Jubilee Marathon will open on 14 July 2011. The race will take place on Saturday 14 July 2012.
10 Maj 2010
Hugh Jones, who holds the Stockholm Marathon course record is looking forward to running the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012.
”I enjoy running special races"
8 May 2010
This summer, preparations will begin for the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912-2012.
Test race, Wednesday 14 July 2010
On Wednesday 14 July, a test race will be organised on the 1912 Olympic Marathon course. We will run 20km, from the Stockholm Olympic Stadium to the turning point at Sollentuna Church, the location of the memorial stone for the 1912 Olympic Marathon.
If you happen to be in Stockholm on this day, you are welcome to come to Stockholm Olympic Stadium. We will start at 18:00.
There will be groups running the course at difference paces. You can choose the group which suits you best.
7 april 2010
Sunday 14 July was the big day during the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm. Just as in London 1908 and Athens 1906, it was the marathon which captured the public’s interest.
Marathon Day – the big day during the 1912 Olympic Games
For the organisers who prepared for this race for over two years, the weather was the worst imaginable, blue sky, sun and more than 30 degrees in the shade.
6 April 2010
By April 6, 4,186 Swedish and 612 foreign runners had registered an "expression of interest" to take part in the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912–2012.
4 800 runners have registered
Registration for the Jubilee Marathon will open on 14 July 2011.
12 December 2009
By December 12, 3,191 Swedish and 542 foreign runners had registered an "expression of interest" to take part in the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912–2012.
3 700 runners have registered
The course at “Ulriksdal”.
27 November 2009
Work on the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912–2012 began in earnest in November 2009 when a group from the Stockholm Marathon office together with several other relevant individuals studied the proposed course.
A Tour of the 1912 Olympic Course
At the Jubilee race on 14 July 2012, the course – exactly like the Olympic course one hundred years earlier – will be 40,200 metres. Then an extra stretch will be added at the end to reach the distance of 42,195 metres which is today the official marathon distance.
10 September 2009
The 100th anniversary of the 1912 Summer Olympics is a high priority of the City Council ”It will be celebrated in numerous ways”, promises Inger Bavner, Head of the Stockholm Leisure. The anniversary is supported by the City Council, the Swedish Olympic Committee, the Swedish Athletic Association, the Swedish Sports Confederation, and the Stockholm Sports Confederation.
Stockholm celebrates the 1912 Olympics
8 September 2009
The historian Ake Jonsson studies the 1912 Olympics. He is writing a book in the subject, to be released by the 100th anniversary. Jonsson has not dwelled in the marathon race yet, but he found out a remarkable note concerning the drink stations along the course:
Coffee and tea at the 1912 drink stations
“During the race they served coffee, tea, water plus lemon and orange slices”, tells Jonsson.
14 July 2009
14 July, exactly three years to the Jubilee Marathon Stockholm 1912 – 2012, 1.988 runners have registered an “expression of interest” for the race.
Three years to go – 2,000 have registered
In September the organising clubs Hässelby and Spårvägen will start detailed planning for the 2012 Jubilee Marathon. One of the first tasks will be to decide a route, which will follow as closely as possible the route of the 1912 Olympic race.
In 1912 the distance was 40,200 metres. Today the official marathon distance is 42,195 metres. In 2012 official times will be recorded both at 40,200 and 42,195 metres.