Hall of Fame

Because we love numbers

We love numbers and we know we’re not alone. Below you can find course records, average finish times and all the runners who’s completed all editions of Helsingborg Marathon. You can also read about how it all started, facts year by year and stories from participants.

First edition

Helsingborg Marathon’s first edition started to take form in the spring of 2012 when Andreas Gartmyr and Simon Wikstrand played with the idea of a new long distance race. It didn’t take long before they realised that Helsingborg offers a big variety of surfaces and beautiful surroundings, like the littoral for example, which are unique for this kind of event. So, one Sunday afternoon the road to Sweden’s new marathon began.

History

2014

The first edition of Helsingborg Marathon started the September 13, 2014. 1271 runners completed the marathon race and 1484 runners completed the relay. Already in its first year, Helsingborg Marathon became the second biggest marathon i Sweden and a real success both for runners, audience and the city of Helsingborg.

2015

The second year and our first home victory at Helsingborg Marathon when Anna Bjurman finished at 3:10:10. This was also the year when our, nowadays famous, green pacers made their entrance and helped a lot of runners to reach their dream goals. Runners Club had their first “graduation day” with 34 runners who completed the race.

2016

The third edition offered a whole new course around Helsingborg Arena and through Maria Park to show even more of Helsingborg. Anders Dahlman took over the throne from Henrik Orre who won the first two editions. Malin Holmberg finished at 3:03:29, a new course record for women. At last, this was the first year where we had four different types of categories in relay: men, women, mixed and corporate.

2017

The premiere of Dole Kids Run, which allured over 150 kids to run along the ocean towards the finish line. Klas Johnsson from Vegan Runners IK finished in 2:13:12 and set a new course record for Helsingborg Marathon. Josefin Svanlindh from Sollentuna, Stockholm was the best in the women’s category and finished at 3:08:15. In HBGM Relay, yet again Götakärlek was the fastest team with Falkenberg Allstars, who won the mixed class, closely behind. IS Söta took their second victory in the women’s category and ATEA with friends won the corporate category.

2018

The 5-year anniversary of Helsingborg Marathon had almost 1000 runners on the starting line outside Dunkers Kulturhus. The premiere of Atea Half Marathon became a success with almost as many participants as the marathon. Marcus Åberg, Hässelby SK and Jenny Mårtensson, Falkenberg Allstars became the historical winners. Josefin Gerdevåg, KFUM Örebro and Erik Anfält, Örebro AIK, both set course record for the marathon race. Josefin finished at 2:54:01 and Erik at 2:30:54.

Klas Johansson

“I’d been studying the results from earlier years and I knew I had a chance. After 30 kilometers I felt that I needed to step up and run a bit faster and then the gap grew during the rest of the race”, says Klas Johansson after the win at Helsingborg Marathon 2017.

Klas Johansson from Vegan Runners IK has his resident in Ängelholm and ran Helsingborg Marathon for the first time in 2017 and set a course record at 2:31:12.

Course records Helsingborg Marathon

Old course (2014-2015)

Men 2014 Henrik Orre, Björnstorps IF – 2:33:13
Women 2014 Karin Axelsson, Solvikingarna – 3:04:23

New course (2016-)

Men 2017 Klas Johansson, Vegan Runners – 2:31:12
Women 2015 Malin Holmberg, Klubblös – 3:03:29

Course records Atea Half Marathon

Men 2018 Marcus Åberg, Hässelby SK – 1:10:35
Women 2018 Jenny Mårtensson, Falkenberg Allstars – 1:23:41

Course records HBGM Relay

Old course (2014-2015)

2015 Team IS Göta – 2:38:53

New course (2016-)

Men 2016 Team Götakärlek – 2:32:16
Women 2017 IS Göta – 3:17:37
Mixed 2017 Falkenberg Allstars – 2:40:06
Corporate 2017 ATEA with friends – 2:55:04

Anna “Piggelina” Nystedt

“I actually registered mostly to be in the premiere. Also to have the possibility to become one of those who’s been running ALL editions when they celebrate their 20 year anniversary” .

Five years later Anna “Piggelina” Nystedt has ran all five editions of Helsingborg Marathon and is signed up for her sixth.

Have run all five editions of Helsingborg Marathon

86 runners have run all five editions of Helsingborg Marathon – well done!

Hans Ahlberg, Mikael Andersson, Daniel Andoff, Anders Axelsson, Catrine Barkentin, Fredrik Behrendtz, Kristian Bengtsson, PO Bengtsson, Lotta Berling, Claes Bernson, Patrik Billgren, Johan Book, Peter Bramsell, Hans Broomé, Andreas Cederström, Bengt Cronquist, Jonas Dahlström, Catarina Donelli, Jan Fex, Jörgen Forsbacka, Jörgen Forsberg, Sören Fransson, Erik Gillenius, Andreas Hansen, Heidi Hedin, Mattias Holgersson, Peter Holm, Kristina Holmgren, Tobias Holmqvist, Paul Hübenbecker, Jens Hultberg, Kent Högdén, Eva Högman, Magnus Jansen, Klas Johansson, Patrik Johansson, Lars-Uno Kroon, Robert Larsson, Daniel Lennartsson, Carl Lindström, Ingvar Lundahl, Niclas Martell, Susanne Martell, Jon Mattsson, Tobias Meyer, Predrag Mitrovic, Pablo Murillo, Jonny Månsson, Martin Navntoft, Robert Nehez, Martin Nihlgård, Stefan Nilsson, Ulrika Nilsson, Anna Nystedt, Jessika Olsson, Per Olsson, Malin Otthén, Veronika Palmertz, Kenneth Pedersen, Carl Persson, Dennis Persson, Lisa Persson, Anette Randevik, Magnus Ransheim, Hans Renman, Malin Rentner, Ajse Sandqvist, Lotta Sjöberg, Ola Stigmar, Phillip Strandmark, Roger Strandqvist, Björn Svensson, David Svensson, Patrik Sällberg, Martina Sögaard, Johan Ursberg, Hasse Ursfält, Kristian Wahlgren, Göran ”Jojje” Wallin, Johanna Wassholm, Herman Weberg, Marcus Wehlin, Peter Wiklund, Roger Wilhelmsson, Evalena Åkesson och Tommy Åkesson

Kenth Fransson

“One day ten years ago I decided enough is enough, it was time to become a new person. When I reached the home stretch in 2015 and realised I was gonna make it, I burst. I had worked so damn hard for this. Two years later I did i again, with my daughter waiting at the finish. That was one of the proudest moments of my life.”

– Kenth Fransson
3rd place Helsingborg Marathon 2015, 2017

Statistics Helsingborg Marathon

2014

Number of runners 1270 runners completing
Average duration All – 04:14:25
Average duration Men – 04:11:42
Average duration Women – 04:26:23

Top 3 Men

1 Henrik Orre Björnstorps IF – 02:33:48
2 Christian Dahlmann Rånäs 4H – 02:42:12
3 Daniel Nilsson IK Studenterna – 02:42:43

Top 3 Women

1 Karin Axelsson Solvikingarna – 03:04:23
2 Anna Bjurman IS Göta – 03:11:31
3 Lotta Berling Klubblös – 03:11:34

2015

Number of runners 758 runners completing
Average duration All – 04:10:07
Average duration Men – 04:05:06
Average duration Women – 04:22:52

Top 3 Men

1 Henrik Orre Björnstorps IF – 02:33:13
2 Daniel Nilsson IK Studenterna – 02:42:07
3 Kenth Fransson IS Göta – 02:45:24

Top 3 Women

1 Anna Bjurman IS Göta – 03:10:10
2 Lotta Berling Klubblös – 03:11:34
3 Annelie Blomquist IS Göta – 03:14:15

2016

Number of runners 714 runners completing
Average duration All – 04:17:29
Average duration Men – 04:13:18
Average duration Women – 04:27:06

Top 3 Men

1 Anders Dahlman IK Trasten – 02:34:21
2 Henrik Orre Björnstorps IF – 02:37:13
3 Christian Dahlmann Rånäs 4H – 02:42:35

Top 3 Women

1 Malin Holmberg Klubblös – 03:03:29
2 Åsa Eriksson Halmstad OK – 03:06:52
3 Helena Hallgren Simlångsdalens IF – 03:07:28

2017

Number of runners 768 runners completing
Average duration All – 04:11:17
Average duration Men – 04:06:51
Average duration Women – 04:20:56

Top 3 Men

1 Klas Johansson Vegan Runners – 02:31:12
2 Henrik Orre Björnstorps IF – 02:36:04
3 Kenth Fransson IS Göta – 02:44:17

Top 3 Women

1 Josefin Svanlindh Klubblös – 03:08:15
2 Helena Hallgren Simlångsdalens IF – 03:11:19
3 Louise Davidsson Simlångsdalens IF – 03:12:32

2018

Number of runners runners completing
Average duration All 
Average duration Men 
Average duration Women 

Top 3 Men

1 Erik Anfält Örebro, AIK – 2:30:54
2 Johan Gustavsson, IS Göta – 2:39:41
3 Christopher MacDonald, Motherwell – 2:40:19

Top 3 Women

1 Josefin Gerdevåg, KFUM Örebro – 2:54:01
2 Louise Stuxgren, Roma IF – 3:00:19
3 Jonna Hedbys, Umara Sportsclub – 3:06:34

Statistics Atea Half Marathon

2018

Number of runners 743 runners completing
Average duration All –
Average duration Men –
Average duration Women 

Top 3 Men

1 Marcus Åberg Hässelby SK – 1:10:35
2 Klas Johansson Vegan Runners IK – 1:11:29
3 El Mehdi El Khouaji – 1:14:22

Top 3 Women

1 Jenny Mårtensson Falkenberg Allstars – 1:23:41
2 Lona Justesen IF Linnéa – 1:27:12
3 Evelina Ljung IFK Växjö – 1:27:15

Statistics HBGM Relay

2014

Top 3

1 Team IS Göta 02:40:02
2 Ivan Mendez AC 02:53:59
3 Filbornaas vinnande koncept 02:55:22

2015

Top 3

1 Team IS Göta 02:38:53
2 IS Göta 02:41:38
3 Kamratföreningen Kortedalarna 02:47:17

2016

Top 3 Men

1 Team Götakärlek 02:32:12
2 Team IS Göta 02:33:57
3 Original.se 02:47:18

Top 3 Women

1 IS Söta 03:21:31
2 Göta Ladies 03:26:41
3 Rakettanterna 03:36:17

Top 3 Mixed

1 Helsingborgs Finest of 1976 02:58:12
2 Runrefined 03:02:13
3 IS Ischias 03:07:22

Top 3 Corporate

1 Storymix 02:55:26
2 Restaurang Telegrafen 02:59:16
3 Den oheliga Alliansen 03:04:43

2017

Top 3 Men

1 Götakärlek 02:34:32
2 IS Nöta 03:05:37
3 Team HAPPA 03:11:43

Top 3 Women

1 IS Söta 03:17:37
2 LAJS 03:40:05
3 RunDocs 03:49:34

Top 3 Mixed

1 Falkenberg Allstars 02:40:06
2 Miljöpartiet Skåne 03:05:37
3 #Bosse 03:12:58

Top 3 Corporate

1 ATEA med Vänner 02:55:04
2 Våningen & Villan 02:57:37
3 Veidekke Entreprenad AB – Eliten 03:03:20

2018

Top 3 Men

1 Funrunners – 2:31:54
2 Lönashult GOIF – 2:43:36
3 IS Nöta – 2:54:43

Top 3 Women

1 IS Söta – 3:24:53
2 Crossfit Moms – 3:35:42
3 Team Rustis – 3:41:41

Top 3 Mixed

1 Simlångsdalens IF – 2:43:45
2 Götas Framtid – 3:04:15
3 Miljöpartiet Skåne – 3:11:01

Top 3 Corporate

1 Nordic Refit – 2:49:03
2 Veidekke Entreprenad Eliten – 2:54:27
3 EnviDan 1 – 3:00:18