A record in participants is expected for this years Fjordkraft Bergen City Marathon. 53 days before the running event starts more than 7000 have already signed up according to the organizing club Tif Viking. This is the 5. time the marathon is arranged, and the number of participants has grown rapidly from year to year.
In 2016 the maximum number of participants allowed is set to 12000. It is too early to say if the race will be fully booked, but it looks promising. We now have 1000 more participants than we had at the same time last year. In 2015 there were 9140 participants in Bergen City Marathon.
The number of participants from abroad are increasing. Already participants from 38 different nations have signed up for the marathon.