33,087 runners – Tjejmilen is full
Tjejmilen is Sweden’s largest sports event for women. The 31st edition of Tjejmilen, which takes place on Saturday 6 September, has a total of 33,087 participants. The limit of 33,000 entries was exceeded so registration closed on 30 August. 21,051 runners entered the Competition Class and the remaining 12,036 will take part in the Fun Run. This means that 63.6% of the total field have chosen to have their times officially recorded.
Swedish European Championship medallists running Tjejmilen
Charlotta Fougberg and Meraf Bahta who triumphed at this year’s European Athletics Championships – Charlotta was 2nd in the 3000m steeplechase and Meraf won gold in the 5000m – will both make their Tjejmilen debut on Saturday 6 September.
They will face tough competition on the beautiful 10km course around Stockholm’s Gärdet and Djurgåden, not least from Isabellah Andersson, who took bronze in the European Championships Marathon in 2010, but, because of a foot injury, missed this year’s event . Isabellah is now making her comeback and this will be her first competition since winning ASICS Stockholm Marathon in the spring.
The scenic course kilometre by kilometre
Tjejmilen runs around the beautiful scenery of the Royal National City Park “Djurgården” in central Stockholm. The distance in 10,000m.
Information about the course >>
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Video from the 2013 Tjejmilen
Check the video that takes you from the registration, to the start, to a lap around the course an to the festivities after the race, all in five minutes.
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