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Participants in Mt. Esja Ultra must be at least 20 years old on race day

Participants in Mt. Esja Marathon must be at least 18 years old on race day

Information about time barriers and checkpoints will be announced soon


  • Participants must do appropriate training to be able to finish within time limits
  • Participants oblige to compete in a civilized manner and keep true to organized paths
  • Respect the nature. It is strictly forbidden to throw garbage of any kind on the course, except at Esjustofa (startpoint)
  • Be dressed according to weather and weather forecast
  • Bring sufficient nutrition and liquid for the entire race
  • Respect rules about personal assistance. Each runner can accept assistance from one person at a reserved zone at Esjustofa. It is forbidden to accept assistance in other places in the race except in an emergency
  • Show other competitors and visitors at Mt.Esja respect on the route
  • To wear the race bib on the chest or the stomach. The bib number must be fully visible throughout the entire race
  • To register at given checkpoints throughout the entire race
  • It is essential that each runner helps anybody in need and until appropriate help is available
  • Race directors are not responsible for competitors in regards to injuries, weather conditions and/or natural disasters
  • Runners are at own risk during the race and are encouraged to seek appropriate assistance in the case of accidents, injuries or illness
  • Race director can and will disqualify anyone who does not obey the rules of the race
  • Race director is in full right to cancel or bring a halt to the race due to external conditions or reasons
  • No refunds of registration fees before or after the race



Race director strongly recommends the following gear (obligatory gear for runners competing in Mt. Esja Ultra and Marathon):

  • Personal cup to drink liquid at aid stations and to get water in the brook
  • Survival blanket
  • Mobile phone
  • 0,5-1 liters of liquid capacisy
  • Sufficient nutrition and liquid for each lap
  • Adhesive or/and elastic band for making a bandage or a strapping
  • Waterproof and breathable jacket with a hood
  • Warm hat and warm gloves
  • GPX track of the course for gps watch or device
  • Recommended gear:
  • Walking poles
  • Water belt and/or camel bag
  • Cap or Buff
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Bandage for blisters and sore feet

It will be possible to store extra equipment in a specially marked zone at the aid station. Runners are allowed to seek assistance from one external person. It’s crucial that runners plan nutrition, equipment, running gear and assistance before the race.

Runners need to bring with them their own nutrition that will cover them the whole race.