Faroe Islands' most beautiful half marathon

Faroe Islands' most beautiful half marathon
Faroe Islands' most beautiful half marathon
Faroe Islands' most beautiful half marathon
Faroe Islands' most beautiful half marathon
Faroe Islands' most beautiful half marathon
Faroe Islands' most beautiful half marathon
Faroe Islands' most beautiful half marathon

Run the Faroe Islands’ most beautiful half marathon on the 1st of September 2018.

The route begins in the picturesque village of Gásadalur with the famous Múlafossur waterfall and boasts of views of Mykines, Tindhólm, Bø, Trælanípa, Koltur, and Trøllkonufingur.

The route takes you through all the villages on the island along the waterfront pass Vagar Airport, along the lake, by locals named Sørvágsvatn or Leitisvatn.

The finishing line is by the historic church of Sandavágur.

After the run participants gather for a meal with Hiddenfjord salmon, homemade cakes with tea or coffee.

You can also choose to walk the route and by doing so, support the Faroese Cancer Association.

This run was first held in 2014, and has grown in popularity amongst local runners as well as visitors. Last year a total of 700 runners and walkers completed the run.

The run is organised by the local running club, Frælsi, and is held the first Saturday of September every year.

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Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Sep. - Dec.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Activities: Hiking, Sightseeing
  • Difficulty: Demanding
  • Minimum age: 18 years.
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Gasadalur, Bøur, Sandavágur, Vágar, Leitisvatn, Sørvágsvatn, Miðvágur Church, Sørvágur, Vagar Airport
Pickup information:
  • Pickup time : 08:30

Pickup is at Giljanes, where registration for the run is. Buses will take all the participants from Giljanes to Gásadalur

Included:
  • Waterbottles

  • Local farmed salmon

  • Cake



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