Race information Tjejmilen 2013
Welcome to the 30th annual Tjejmilen. 33,564 women from 23 countries have registered, making Tjejmilen the biggest sporting event for women in Sweden.
We hope that you will enjoy the run through the royal park ”Djurgården” in Stockholm on Saturday, 7 September. The first group starts at 13:00.
Your race number is printed on the registration card that will get by post in mid August.
You are required to present the registration card when you pick up your race number.
RegistrationRegistration will be held at ”Danicahallen”, an ice hockey hall, 500 metres from the Olympic Stadium (”Stockholms Stadion”) in central Stockholm, check this map!
The best way of getting to and from the registration is by underground (”T-banan”). Nearest station is ”Stadion”. Registration will be open:
At the registration you will get your number bib. During the race, your number bib must be clearly visible on your chest.
At the registration you will find our Sports Expo. The official Tjejmilen clothing and other souvenirs are sold at the Expo.
It will take you about 30 minutes to walk from the registration to the start.
Timing – Competition classRunners in the Competition class have a chip attached on the number bib. This chip is used to record your time during the race.
Your time is recorded when you cross the start line and when you cross the finish line.
After the race, the result, and intermediate time at 5 km, for all runners in the Competition class can be found here in the race web site.
No times are recorded in the Fun Run class. At the finish you can check your time on the clock display on the finish line.
Start listThe start list can be found here on the Tjejmilen web site. Just check your race number.
To the startThe best way of getting to and from the start/finish at ”Gärdet” – a big park in central Stockholm – is by underground. Nearest station is ”Karlaplan”, see the course map. ”T-bana Karlaplan” to the far left on the map is the underground station Karlaplan.
ClothingBefore the start you can leave extra clothing at a specially marked area, ”Överdragskläder”.
When you leave your clothing you will get a label. Write your start number on this label and stick it on your bag. Stick the smaller label on the backside of your number bib.
Show this smaller label when you collect your bag after the race (see map below).
Safety deposit serviceFor safe keeping of your valuables we advise you to hand them in at the safety deposit service ”Värdesaks-inlämning” at the start- and finish area. You must present your number bib, when you reclaim your valuables after the race (see map below).
Changing roomsAt a big race like Tjejmilen it is not possible to have changing rooms for all runners. We recommend you to change and shower at home or at your hotel.
A limited number of changing rooms are available at the start- and finish area:
ToiletsToilet facilities are situated at the start/finish area and at each refreshment station.
Medical personnelMedical personnel will be in attendance at the start and finish areas and at each refreshment station along the course.
First start at 13:00The start is at "Gärdet" – a park in central Stockholm, check this map!
The first start is at 13:00. The start is divided into 15 groups that start in two waves. Each group has a marked area close to the starting line. You should be in this area no less than 15 minutes before your group starts.
Your start group and your starting time is indicated on your number bib.
A warm up program starts at 12:45 and will be repeated regularly.
The courseThe course runs through the beautiful landscape of the Royal National Park “Djurgården”.
The course is 10,000 metres, mostly paved surface and almost flat. The only uphill slopes are after 6.5 and 9 kilometres.
Each kilometre is indicated by a sign.
You must always follow instructions from the police or race officials.
If you get tired, please keep to the right hand side of the course so faster runners can pass you on the left hand side.
Water and energy drinkAlong the course there are four refreshment stations. Only water is available at the first and third refreshment stations.
Water and Enervit energy drink are provided at the second and fourth refreshment stations. The Enervit energy drink is served on the first tables and then water is served.
Environmentally friendlyAll cups used during the race are compostable and will be collected in compostable bags. The official waste disposal company Ragn-Sells will collect and ensure that all cups are composted. Large trash bags for used cups will be placed after the refreshment stations. Please leave your cups here.
The finishAfter finishing the race you will receive your medal.
”Frödinge Ostkaka” offers all runners cheesecake (a Swedish speciality). Other sponsors offer the runners mineral water, fruit and coffee.
Relax after your race and join the happy crowd of finishers!
Tourist informationWelcome to Stockholm and one of the world’s most beautiful capitals. Built on 14 islands around one of Europe’s largest and best-preserved mediaeval city centres, the Swedish capital is superbly positioned, with stunning and extremely varied scenery in every direction.
Information about Stockholm: www.visitstockholm.com
InformationFor further information about the 2013 Tjejmilen, please contact the Tjejmilen office.
Telephone: + 46 8 545 664 40.
OrganisersTjejmilen is organised by athletic clubs Hässelby SK and Spårvägens FK.
Main sponsors: Mitt Val and Intersport.
The race is sanctioned by the Swedish Athletic Association.