2 Mar 2024
Stockholm Fun Run: Best Kids Races 2014
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Stockholm Fun Run: Best Kids Races 2014

Are your kids ready to burn a hole in the house with their pent up energy? Why not get get them running a race this season (no, they aren’t just for adults).

Whether the apple of your eye is 2 or 17, all they need is a pair of shoes. There’s even medals, free food and entertainment at the end. What more could you ask for?

 

Mini Topploppet

This is one giant family get together with the excuse of a fun run thrown in. There’ll be masses of entertainment, food, singers and sunshine (hopefully). 2- 6 year olds runs about 200 m, 7- 12 year olds run 1.2 kms.

Age: 2-12 years

When: September 20

Where: Hagaparken

 

Lilla Tjemilen

This is the miniature version of the wildly popular Tjemilen. For all the mummies running it, why not get your daughters to do the junior race too? Its not just about winning because fun seems to be the overall theme of the day! All girls receive a medal and a Tjejmilen t-shirt at the end of 1.5 km. There’ll be plenty of activities and entertainment for runners and their friends. Optional timekeeping when you register.

Age: 7-13 years

When: 6 September, 11:00

Where: Gärdet

 

Kalvruset 

This is the junior version of the Tjurruset. Your tough kiddies run 2.5 kms through mud, bogs, sand, slopes and surprise obstacles. Nothing like startin’ em young to be future ironmen and women.

Age: Kids born between 1999-2005

Where: Secret location somewhere in Stockholm – you can count on the terrain being rough!

When: October 4

 

Short Midnattsloppet 

Your kids will LOVE the idea of staying up late (even if they have to run) with 2000 other runners. Technically not at midnight, they start at the more kid friendly time of 19:30, the atmosphere will be just as great as the grown up version. Before the 1775 m race, SATS gym will lead a group warm up session. The first 6 of each age class will be awarded a prize.

Age: 8-15 years

When: August 16, start times 19:30-20:00

Where: outside Zinkensdamms IP

 

Minimilen

This is the midnight race for even younger kiddies. Start times are between 16:30 – 18:30. Parents can run the 300m course with their children. There’ll be entertainment , face painting and medal at the finish. 20SEK of the registration fee goes to the Ronald McDonald Children’s cottages at Huddinge Sjukhus.

Age: 2-8 years

Where: Hornsgatan 88

When: August 16

 

DN Kids Half Marathon 

Your kid can be part of the big league too! The race has no official timing but there will be huge digital display for those wanting to check their times. Everyone gets a bib number, diplomas and refreshments after the race.

Age: 5-12 years

When: 15:00-17:00 September 13 & 12:00-14:00 September 14

Where: Djurgården

 

 

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