Invitation to Linnémarschen

- a walk in beautiful scenery

On the weekend of 28-29 April 2018, Hestra IF and IK Ymer will welcome you to the 42nd Linnémarschen, a walk in the beautiful Rya Åsar nature reserve, visited by Carl von Linné (Linneaus) back in 1746. We are now an IML international walk.

Start and finish are at the Borås Arena, just a stone´s throw from the Rya Åsar nature reserve.

Date

Saturday/Sunday  28 - 29 April 2018

Start/Finish

Borås Arena - Borås Arena 360

Program

Saturday 28th April

redblack 57 km 2-days - start possible from 8 A.M to 8,30 A.M. official start at 8 A.M.

Red 42 km Marathon Walk  - start possible from 8 A.M to 8,30 A.M. official start at 8 A.M.

black 21 km Kype-Ymer - start possible from 8 A.M. to 9 A.M. official start at 8 A.M.

blue 10,5 km Kype - start possible from 8 A.M.to 9 A.M. official start at 8 A.M.

green 7 km Adventure Walk - start between 9 A.M. - noon, groupwise/families.

Sunday 29th April

black 21 km Rya Åsar -  start possible from 8 A.M to 10 A.M. official start at 8 A.M.

blue 10,5 km Viskan River Walk - start possible from 8 A.M to 10 A.M. official start at 8 A.M.

green 7 km Adventure Walk - start between 9 A.M. - noon, groupwise/families.

Entry Fees

Until 20 April 2018:

- 57 km 2-days (all ages) = 500 SEK

- 42 km Marathon Walk (alla ages) = 360 SEK

- 21 km Kype-Ymer, 21 km Rya Åsar:

- Adults (born 2001 or earlier) = 220 SEK

- Children/ Youth (born 2002 - 2011) = 170 SEK

- 10,5 km Kype and 10,5 km Viskan:

- Adults (born 2001 or earlier) = 200 SEK

- Children/ Youth (born 2002 - 2011) = 150 SEK

 

INSTANT ENTRY at Saturday/Sunday 28 April/29 April: 

On-site entry is possible at Borås Arena Saturday/Sunday 28 April/29 April from 07.30 AM to start.

(Instant entry is not possible to 57 km 2-days)

- 42 Marathon Walk (all ages) = 500 SEK

- 21 km Kype-Ymer, 21 km Rya Åsar

- Adults (born 2000 or earlier) = 300 SEK

- Children/ Youth (born 2001 - 2010) = 230 SEK

- 10,5 km Kype and 10,5 km Viskan

- Adults (born 2000 or earlier) = 270 SEK

- Children/ Youth (born 2001 - 2010) = 210 SEK

Entry/Paying

Please, do your entry at our website www.linnemarschen.com and pay with creditcard. Entry will open 15 of november 2017.

The payment will be done to Hestra IF before 20 April 2017. The entry fee includes refreshments along the routes, and a "Linné" souvenir.

Parking

Parking in the vicinity of Borås Arena. Sign posts from the roundabout in Knalleland and also from Getängsvägen/Ålgårdsbron.

Change/Showers

You can shower and change clothes within Borås Arena.

Toilets

There is toilets at the start and finish area at  Borås Arena

Saturday 28th April (Marathon Walk + 57 km): Kypegården, Ymergården, Kransmossen, Älmås, Transåssjön, Pickesjön.

Saturday 28th April (21 km): Kypegården, Ymergården

Sunday 29th Apri (21 km)l: Hestrastugan, Hästhagen and Ramshulan..

Walking Sticks/Nordic Walking

You are free to use walking sticks.

Refreshments

After the finish you can just relax and enjoy. You can buy hamburgers, sandwiches coffee, etc. There are lotteries where you can win flowers and other things.

Food/Water

Food- and water stations (are included in yours fee) as follows:

Saturday

Red 42 km Marathon Walk - 12 stations

black 21 km Kype-Ymer - 4 stations

blue 10,5 km Kype - 2 stations

green 7 km Adventure Walk - 1 station

Sunday

black 21 km Rya Åsar - 6 stations

blue 10,5 km Viskan (River Walk) - 2 stations

green 7 km Adventure Walk - 1 station

Signs

Along the courses there are several information signs for culturel och botanical interesting points in the nature reservat of Rya Åsar. The courses are marked up with plastic bands.

View Points

Sunday: 21km + 57 km are passing the beautiful viewing point Hestra klint with a fantastic view over the valley of the river Viskan and the city of Borås.

Walking Classics

Linnémarschen is one of the largest walking events in the North and are a member of the Swedish "Folksport" Association (IVV) Walking Classics and in the nordic "Vandrebukett". Stamps/registry and walkingpassports in the area of start and finish.

IML Walking Association

Linnémarschen are a member of the international walking organization IML. This decision was taken in Barcelona october 2011.

Information

Contact the office of Hestra IF, open daily betwwen 8-16,  phone +46 33 243 347, or write an e-mail to kansliet@hestraif.se

Responsibility

You walk on your own responsibility.

Accommodation

Hotel:
Scandic Plaza, +46 33 785 82 00 (Say "Linne2017" for a room with some discount)

Borås Camping, +46 33 35 32 80


More accomodation alternatives and information about the City of Borås on boras.com or Borås Tourist Office +46 33 357 090.

Hard floor accommodation:

Next to the start and finish at Borås Arena. The price is 200SEK/night including breakfast. Please contact the office either by phone +46 33 243347 or by mail kansliet@hestraif.se

Other

Entertainment, lotteries and souvenirshop at Borås Arena.

Information about the City of Borås other events and further information on boras.com

Improvement

Help us to improve Linnémarschen. Please, send us a e-mail and tell us about your experinces of the event. Thank you!

Partners to Linnémarschen:

Borås Stad Borås Tidning Boras _linnem

 

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Scandic Plaza Borås             head_logo Borås Djurpark

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