YES, I WOULD LOVE TO PARTICIPATE, but what is included in the BIB, how to get there and where do I stay? (includes transfer and hotel options for domestic and international runners).

There are several options to attend the Frozen Lake Marathon. Lets explain your options and what they include:


This is purchased on our website, and secures you a spot in the Frozen Lake Marathon. This option does not include any transfer, shuttle or accommodation. You have arrange your own transportation and accommodation of your choice and be ready at the arena in time for the race.

Shake Out Run Friday is included (5km fun run – no timing – feel the ice!)

Price 1400 / 1600 nok – includes long sleeve official race shirt and medal. Warm Soup with bread after the race is served for all participants.


WEEKEND packages

Friday to Sunday, this includes BIB and Shake Out Run, Friday night dinner, Saturday breakfast, Saturday night dinner, Sunday breakfast. Also includes transfer from your hotel to the arena on raceday. Be aware you have to arrange transportation to get to the hotel yourself if you do not buy our BUS ONLY package from either Oslo or Gothenburg.

Our official weekend packages are Runner´s World Camp at GOLSFJELL FJELLSTUE (close to race arena) and PER´s HOTEL in GOL. Both are great choices for your Frozen Lake Marathon adventure.

Prices from 4.900 NOK per person in shared double room.

Be aware we might get sold out early. We sell only 200 WEEKEND packages.

Visit the hotels´ websites here: Golsfjell Fjellstue and Pers hotel


LOCAL TRANSFER ONLY – add this option if you arrive and leave Gol by train and have chosen the WEEKEND package.

BUS ONLY from Oslo and Gothenburg Friday – returning Sunday. If you add the bus option, you will arrive at our WEEKEND package hotels. You will then have all your transportation needs taken care of, to and from the arena.

Local transfer from Gol train station to Pers Hotel

200 NOK per person

Local transfer from Gol train station to Golsfjell Fjellstue

400 NOK

Transport with bus from Oslo to Gol

750 NOK round trip per person *
* there must be at least 35 people on the bus within 30 days before the race. If not, the bus may be cancelled.

Time and place will be announced soon.

Transport with bus from Göteborg to Gol

1350 NOK round trip per person *
* there must be at least 35 people on the bus within 30 days before the race. If not, the bus may be cancelled.

Time and place will be announced soon.

Train from Oslo

The easiest way to travel from Oslo to Gol is by train, it takes approximately 3 hours.

Check train to Gol

Nearest airport: Oslo Airport

We recommend that you arrive at Oslo Airport on Thursday the 21 of March or early Friday morning.

Take the train to Oslo Central station. From there a train towards Bergen. DESTINATION: GOL

Transportation from the airport

How to get to the race arena

If you stay at the Runners World Camp or at Oset Fjellhotell with our international partners the transfer is included in your package for the fun run and on race day (to and from the arena).

If you drive yourself, look for Icedrive Events on your GPS or get directions from google maps.

4+ day international package

This is the preferred option for our international guests. We have booked the Oset Fjellhotel for our international partner agencies and it can only booked here.

A 4 day minimum stay, packed with Norwegian traditional food and activities (at choice and cost), well organized, includes transfer to and from airport, all meals, shuttle and BIB. Popular activities are Dog Sleigh, Snowmobile racing, CrossCountry Skiing and Hiking. Great food and great atmosphere!

Be aware the Oset Fjellhotel is already fully booked / reserved for the international agencies – so there is no help in contacting them directly for request. Ask the local agent from your country for availability.

100 BIBS are designated for the international travellers on 4+ day packages- staying at the Oset Fjellhotel.

Regardless of your choice – we promise to do our best for your Frozen Lake Marathon adventure to be one to be remembered – and appreciated. We welcome you all!

We might change the allocation due to demand.


Our partners

Practical information

Getting here

The best way to get to the start is to reserve a seat on the official shuttle bus – operating between the official race hotel and the race arena.

Parking availability will be highly limited by the race area. There are a few parking spaces located close to the arena. Please equip your car with studded tires if you intend to drive to the starting area.

Read more about transportation

Bag service during the race

Participants will be able to drop one bag in the race area. Make sure your bag is clearly tagged at the top, before leaving it at the bag drop, to ensure a quick service when you collect it after the race. Please do not leave valuable items in your bag. While we do our best to keep your belongings safe, Icebug do not accept liability for lost belongings and valuables.

Changing facilities & toilets

Tents for changing will be provided in the race area. The changing facilities are very basic, and we recommended that you arrive dressed for the race.

There will be portaloo toilet facilities available.

Test run a pair of Icebug shoes

You will get the chance to borrow a pair of Icebugs for testing during the race. Our shoe testing tent offers all sizes in a few select models. Please note that the test shoes are limited and there is no guarantee that you will be able to borrow a pair or find the right size.

For safety reasons, participants must ensure that they wear studded shoes during Frozen Lake Marathon.

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