Run the Faroe Islands’ Most Beautiful Half Marathon on the 5th of September 2020.
The route begins in the picturesque village of Gásadalur and boasts of views of Mykines, Tindhólm, Bø, Trælanípa, Koltur and Trøllkonufingur. The route takes you through all the villages on the island along the waterfront pass Vagar Airport, along the lake, by locals named Sørvágsvatn or Leitisvatn depending on which village you are from, the finishing line is by the historic church of Sandavágur.
After the run participants gather for a meal with Hiddenfjord salmon, homemade cakes with tea or coffee.
You can also choose to walk the route and by doing so, support the Faroese Cancer Association.
This run was first held in 2014, and has grown in popularity amongst local runners as well as visitors. Last year a total of 1000 runners and walkers completed the run.
The run is organised by the local running club, Frælsi, and is held the first Saturday of September every year.
Register for walking here
Register for running here