ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WINGS FOR LIFE WORLD RUN IN KALMAR 2016

04/29/16

All you need to know about Wings for Life World Run in Kalmar 2016

How do I get to the race using public transport?

Kalmar airport is cituated about 4 kilometers west of Kalmar and from there the easiets way to get yourself on the starting line is to catch bus 402 that leaves every 20 mins. If you arrive by train you are within walking distance (5mins) to Larmtorget and the Wings for Life World Run. 

 

Where can I park?

We strongly recommend public transport as there will be lots of people in motion. At "Södra Kanalgatan" and outside of Kalmar Läns museum you could, with a bit of luck, find a parking spot. If esle the easiest solution is to park outside of Kvarnholmen and walk to the race.

 

Where can I store my luggage?

Close to the starting line lies First Hotel Witt (Södra Långgatan 42), they have a luggage service where you can leave your luggage. We take no responsibility for your belongings.

 

Where can I eat and sleep?

We recommend you check out Kalmar.com for tips on lodging and restaurants, there you'll find all the info you need.

 

Where do I find my starting number?

Stadium, Storgatan 21

Thursday 5/5 12:00-16:00 

Friday 6/5 10:00-19:00


Calmar Stadshotell, Stortorget 14 (2 floor)

Saturday 7/8 10.00-22:00

Sunday 8/8 08:00-12.00

 

To make the process as smooth as possible, we recommend that you print and fill out this form.

 

When do I have to be ready at the start?

All Participants have to be in their starting box at Stortorget at least 30mins before the start.

 

How do I get back to the starting area after I have finished the race?

We will have shuttle busses running along the course to pick up runners. The shuttle is free of charge and takes all runners back to Stortorget. The busses will be located at the energy stations and will also follow the catcher car to pick up finished runners.

 

What kind of snacks and drink do I get along the track?

All energy stations will have water, coke, Red Bull, bananas and oranges, and sport drinks from Umara. When reaching 15 kilometers, there will be gels and bars. At 20 kilometers, there will also be pickled gherkin. 

 

Can I participate if I am under 18 years old?

Yes! You need to be accompanied by a legal guardian when collecting your starting number, to sign your participation in the race. If your legal guardian can't be presence, please download this document, have your guardian sign it and bring it when you are collecting your starting number.

 

Can I register for the race on site?

Yes, you can register for the race on site in Kalmar. The following places are open for registration during the below stated hours:

Stadium, Storgatan 21

Thursday 5/5 12:00-16:00 

Friday 6/5 10:00-19:00


Calmar Stadshotell, Stortorget 14 (2 floor)

Saturday 7/8 10.00-22:00

Sunday 8/8 08:00-12.00

 

Can I watch the race live on tv?

Yes, the race will air live on TV4Play.

 

How long do I have to run to make it across the bridge of Öland?

About 10 kilometers.

 

Best of luck from us at the Wings for Life World Run - see you in Kalmar!