Knarvikmila - The Great Fjord Run

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03 Sep 2017 - 01 Sep 2019


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Knarvik Stadion
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Knarvikmila is Norway's most magnificent running event. This year, KnarvikMila takes place at the beginning September.KnarvikMila is more than one race and more than a single distance. It is also more than a sports event. This is a week filled with cultural and sports events.See our programme for more information and take a look at our different distances. KnarvikMila was founded in 1982 by initiator and enthusiast Helge Brekke and is arranged by the athletic association FIL-AKS77. Since 1982, thousands of feet have run along roads and tracks in Knarvik for a week every autumn. In 2017, 500 volunteers worked to create a memorable event for 8000 participants.Without a group of volunteers extending far beyond the members of the athletic association it would beimpossible to pull off the event that KnarvikMila has become: a whole week of activities including a conference, concerts and trade fair.

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Knarvikmila is Norway's most magnificent running event. This year, KnarvikMila takes place at the beginning September.KnarvikMila is more than one race and more than a single distance. It is also more than a sports event. This is a week filled with cultural and sports events.See our programme for more information and take a look at our different distances. KnarvikMila was founded in 1982 by initiator and enthusiast Helge Brekke and is arranged by the athletic association FIL-AKS77. Since 1982, thousands of feet have run along roads and tracks in Knarvik for a week every autumn. In 2017, 500 volunteers worked to create a memorable event for 8000 participants.Without a group of volunteers extending far beyond the members of the athletic association it would beimpossible to pull off the event that KnarvikMila has become: a whole week of activities including a conference, concerts and trade fair.

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The route is traffic-free. It starts at Knarvik Stadion and includes a crossing of Hagelsundbrua (bridge).Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way. This distance has good national and international participation andis Haile Gebrselassie’s favourite.

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Museum of Norwegian Knitting IndustryThe old knitwear factory (1858-1989) has now re-opened as a new museum. Visitors can see the whole process from spinning the wool to the finished...4.92 km awayOld Bergen Museum - Bergen City MuseumThe open-air Old Bergen Museum is a reconstructed small town consisting of around 50 wooden houses dating from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.14.85 km awayNorwegian Fisheries Museum - Museum VestVisit Norway’s newest and finest exhibitions about life along the coast and at sea. The museum is located in authentic wharfside warehouses as old as...16.04 km away

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Prizes are awarded to the top three women and men for each distance, and there is a prize for the winner of each class. There are 5-year classes for veterans – from ages 35 and up. Youth/junior: ages 15–17, 18–19, 20–22. Senior: ages 23–34.

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03 Sep 2017 - 01 Sep 2019


Location:

Knarvik Stadion
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