About Landrunning


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Landrunning races have a variety of distances. For Landrunning World Series events, we will be using the following system distance classes from 2021 onwards:

  • Landrunning Marathon (42.195 km ± 0.5 km)
  • Landrunning Half Marathon (21.0975 km ± 0.5 km)
  • Landrunning 10 km (± 0.5 km)
  • Landrunning 5 km (± 0.5 km)

Landrunning race course distances are calculated by summing up the distances of best route choices for each leg. The vertical climb is also similarly summed up. For example, a Landrunning race course at 42.21 km with 300 m climb means that you need to at least run and climb that much to finish the race. Your route choice affects the actual distance and climb that you will experience.

Previously, we used a system of 30 km / 15 km / 8 km / 4 km courses which you might still see on some events.

Minimum ages

To ensure your health and safety, you need to be of at least a certain age before you can join our events:

  • Landrunning Marathon: 20 years old
  • Landrunning Half Marathon: 16 years old
  • Landrunning 10 km: 12 years old
  • Landrunning 5 km: 8 years old

You’re eligible from the calendar year you reach that age, e.g. if you’re born in 2012 you’ll be able to join any Landrunning Marathon race in the whole of 2022.