Run where you are – virtually in the App!

Race information – virtual race.

If you won’t be able to attend the actual race day in Stockholm October 9, 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.

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 ASICS Stockholm Marathon that you’re going to search 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  October 9 or 10

You can run the race whenever you want between October 9 or 10. You can also register your time manually or from the GPS in your watch (Garmin, Suunto or Polar) which will be open all Monday October 11.

How to use the app

Tap on ”Run you virtual race” to run the race, either October 9 or 10. A menu will appear which asks you if you want estimate your time or run with a virtual pace runner.

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

You can also register your finish time manually and go for a test run to make sure that your GPS works before starting your virtual race. 

Results (app users only) you can see others who have been running virtually. 

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 recommend you to not 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 hashtags #ASICSstockholmmarathon.

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