Run in the blazing autumn forest!

LØberen Skovmarathon - Information in English

Welcome to the 23rd "Skovmaren" (The LØBEREN Skovmarathon) forest marathon!


The race
The race takes place in St. Dyrehave forest just south of Hillerød. The race offers you a wonderful run on pleasant gravel roads. Hopefully you will sense the fine autumnal atmosphere in the forest.
Sunday, November 4, 2018. First start at 10 a.m.


We offer 5 distances:
SKOVMAR’EN (42,1950 km)
HALVMAR’EN (21,0975 km)
10-MAR’EN (10,0 km)
6-MAR'en (6,2 km)
Childrens course (2 km)

Click to see the three longest routes here.

Start and finish:

Start and finish is at the road Ovedrevsvejen in Hillerød East, between the roads Københavnsvej and Isterødvej. See Kraks page 65 D6. For GPS coordinates, follow this link.

Parking and toilets:

Parking areas are available at ATP, Kongens Vænge and Amtsgården (see the above link). The areas are situated approx. 800 m from start/finish.
Please note that parking on the north side of Overdrevsvejen and in front of the grocery is strictly prohibited!
Toilets are found at the entry to the start/finish area.

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Max. time:

As darkness comes early this time of year, a max. time of 5 hours has been set. Cut-off points will be at 21 km after 2 hours 30 min and at 35 km after 4 hours 15 min. Marathon runners who stop at 21 km, will get a time for the half marathon distance.


You can register online from 5 June. Online registration at normal fee closes on Saturday, October 27 at 11:59 p.m. A fee for late registration will be added to registrations made after October 27. Online registration against an extra fee will remain open until October 31.
Late registration is also possible at the event centre on the event day between 8:00 and 10:00 (8:00 - 9:30 for the marathon distance). We recommend that you show up in ample time before the start.
Start packages including number bib and chip can be collected at the event centre from 9.00 a.m on Sunday, November 4, 2018.

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Entry fees:

OBS: "Early-Bird" Special price in June and until 15 Juli:
Marathon DKK 165,-
Half Marathon DKK 205,-
10 km DKK 100,-
   6km DKK 80,-
   2km DKK 50,- (Children only. Parents are welcom to accompany their children.)

Price (between 15. Juli and 28 October 2018):
Marathon DKK 185,-
Half Marathon DKK 230,-
10 km DKK 110,-
   6km DKK 90,-
   2km DKK 50,-

Orienteering course for children available at no charge.


Raze winners
Prizes will be awarded to at least the three fastest male and female runners on all three distances.
Also, a number of minute prizes will be allotted. These will be notified by the speaker when the respective winners approach the finish line.

We are looking for new record breakers!
A money award is offered to the male and female runner, who sets a new record on the marathon and half marathon distances:

In 2018 the pool is:
SKOVMAR’en: Female DKK 2000,00/record 2.59.28
Male: DKK 2000,00/record 2.33.17
HALVMAR’en: Female DKK 2000,00/record 1.18.41
Male: DKK 450,00/record 1.09.34

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Transport by train:

If you choose to go by train to Hillerød Station, we can recommend that you bring your bicycle on the train (possibly at no extra cost). From the train station it is a 2 km ride to the event center. See Google map.


If you seek accommodation near the event, please see Visit Nordsjaelland's webpage. For example, Danhostel Hillerød is located less than 500 m from the event area.



We look forward to welcoming you to a wonderful day in the forest!