Midnight Sun Marathon 2017, Tromsø, Norway 🇳🇴

Thought a lot about Midnight Sun Marathon while writing previous post about Winter Run series. I’ve posted some pics from our trip to Tromsø on my travel insta, but didn’t made it to the most stunning photos of midnight sun. Actually, no words are needed after the photo above, but I’ll tell you a bit more about the race. We spent a few days previous to the race in the city and all those days were rainy and grey – just like they should be according to all those jokes about Norway’s climate. Grey were the nights as well. No sunrise, no sunset, no midnight sun – never-ending grey day. We loved the city anyway – we were well equipped with Uniqlo down jackets and bright raincoats, nothing stopped us from enjoying nordic charm, climbing Trondheim mountains, drinking all the great coffee and eating all the raisin buns. When the night of…

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Winter Run 2018, Stockholm, Sweden 🇸🇪

The most beautiful race of the last year was Norwegian Midnight Sun Marathon in Tromso. Charmed by this tiny city, I was searching for some winter race to come back during those months when northern lights are visible. Northern lights still remain in plans for some other winter due to the differences in ours and plane’s schedules, but I’ve found this Winter Run series in a few cities of Norway and Sweden. In Stockholm, the race takes place in Skansen, the open-air museum. We walked there more than once, so I had a good idea of what awaits us – steep climbs, steep slopes – lots of fun, y’know. The race is not positioned as a serious competition, rather as a running party. Despite this, all of runners’ needs are taken into account – warm dressing rooms, water, Vitamin Well sports drinks, bag drop, toilets and even studded shoes for rent…

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