Run where you are – virtually in the App!

Race information – virtual race.

 

IMPORTANT: The app is in Swedish, but don’t worry, we will walk you through the steps on how to run the race and register manually.

If you won’t be able to attend the actual race day in Stockholm September 11th, you will be able to run exactly where you are. Here on this site you can read all the information that you need for the virtual race. The application is very simple and is only for you who are registered to the race but for some reason can’t attend live. However, as mentioned, the app is in Swedish but don’t worry. We will walk you through the steps below. 

First step: DOWNLOAD THE APP

 

  • iPhone: Go to App Store on your phone search for Marathongruppen. Download the app by click on “Get” or download the app here.
  • Android: Go to Google Play Store on your phone and search for “Marathongruppen”. Download the app by click on “Install” or download the app here. 

IMPORTANT: It’s not Ramboll Stockholm Half Marathon that you’re going to look for. It’s Marathongruppen. 

SIGN IN TO THE APP


To sign in to the app fill in the e-mail address that you filled in when you registered to the race. Shortly after you will receive a unique six code that you will sign in with.

MEDAL & FINISHER T-SHIRT


Unfortunately, we won’t be able to send the medal and the finisher t-shirt to addresses outside of Sweden. We hope for your understanding!

THESE PHONES WORK


The app works on phones that either have Apple iOS or Google Android as a software. We recommend you to have the latest version of your phone’s software for the best experience in the app. 

For Google Android software 8.0 is required in order to download the app and if you won’t be able to download it, you can visit our website where you can sign in and register your time manually. We will send out more information when the website is available. 

RUN YOUR VIRTUAL RACE  SEPTEMBER 11 OR 12 


You can run the race whenever you want between 11th and 12th September. You can also register your time manually or from the GPS in your watch (Garmin or Suunto) which will be open all Monday the 13th of September. 

How to use the app

 

The boxes that are colored are translated from Swedish to English

Blue: Click on ”Spring loppet virtuellt” to run the race, either september 11 or 12. A menu will appear which ask you if you want estimate your time or run with a virtual pace runner, if you don’t want either, click ”hoppa över”. Then click on ”start” whenever you are ready to start the race. 

Through the GPS the app will count the distance of your running and automatically stop when you have been running a half marathon. You will also during the race receive updates of your distance and time. 

Red: Click on ”Registrera mitt lopp manuellt” if you want to fill in your time manually after. See the photo of ”Manuell registrering” where you type in your time manually. ”Avbryt” = cancel ”Spara” = Save.

Green: Click on ”Spring ett testlopp” if you want to make sure that your GPS works properly before you click on ”spring loppet virtuellt”.

RESULT LIST

Purple: The box ”Resultatlista (appanvändare)” is the list of everyone who has been running virtually and you can also see your result in the list. 

YOUR CHECKLIST BEFORE THE RACE

  • Do you have the latest app-version  from App Store/GooglePlay?
  • Have you signed in with the e-mail adress you used when you registered to the race?
  • Have you activated the cellular on your phone?
  • Have you activated the GPS-service on your phone?
  • Don’t start the race under a roof or indoors. We recommend you to run where the GPS-function won’t be lost
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  • Make sure to have enough battery during your run.
  • If you receive a phone call during the race, make sure to open up the app ”Maratohongruppen” again once you have finished the call.

CAN I RUN ON A TREADMILL?


We don’t recommend you to run on a treadmill since the app’s tracking won’t be able to read the position you’re having properly. However if you wan’t to run on a treadmill you can register your time manually. 

DOWNLOAD YOUR DIPLOMA


After finishing your race you will be able to download a diploma which will be sent to your e-mail adress. 

celebrate

Remember to celebrate after your accomplishment! Take a selfie once you’re done and use the hashtahs #RambollStockholmHalvmarathon #GoForGold! and tag us @stockholmhalvmarathon. Then you will automatically be in the compeition to win start entries to next year’s race and prizes from our title sponsor Ramboll. 

 

 

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