11 Sept 2021

Marathon on the Rocks
11 Sept 2021

Born(holm) for trail running

Run along the coastal cliffs of Denmark’s best kept secret!


Marathon on the Rocks is a splendid but challenging coastal trail run on the northern part of Bornholm.

The race features both a marathon and a half marathon.

Bornholm is a Danish Island known as the pearl of the Baltic Sea. Also known as the Sunshine Island or the Rocky Island, Bornholm is an intriguing combination of forest, coastal cliffs and small beaches, with a twist of Medieval castle ruins and small fishing towns with harbors and smokehouses. 

The entire route will take place on small biking tracks, forest trails and the rescue paths close to the coastline from the start in Gudhjem, around Hammershus to the finish line in Skovly, just north of Rønne.

It's no surprise that Bornholm has been voted as Europe's second best island in 2019 (Conde Nast). To truly appreciate the enchanting atmosphere this island has to offer, one must be ready to adapt to their laid-back island lifestyle. 



While we remain optimistic that the world will win control over Covid-19 during 2021 there’s obviously still uncertainty and questions for the coming year. We have used the past several months to become as prepared as possible to organize races in the post-corona era and are positive that we can live up to various restrictions and regulations set forth by the Danish authorities. With that said, however, we understand that many of you may still wonder how Covid-19 will effect travelling in the year to come, which is why we have outlined our policy for possible Covid-19 travel restrictions to give you peace of mind while still being able to secure your spot at the Marathon on the Rocks.

If the race is cancelled by Albatros Adventure Marathons you will receive a full refund of the payments made to Albatros Adventure Marathons.
If the race is postponed to a later date you will have the choice between moving your entry to the new date or receive a full refund of payments made to Albatros Adventure Marathons.
Note that the decision to cancel or postpone the race will be taken no later than 4 weeks prior to the event, but in most cases the decision will be taken at least 8 weeks in advance.

If official travel restrictions prohibiting you from travelling to Denmark are in place 30 days before the event you can cancel your booking and receive a full refund of the payments made to Albatros Adventure Marathons.
This includes restrictions disabling you to depart from your home country as well as restrictions banning you from entering Denmark due to Covid-19 regulations.

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A sunny escape for both Danes and tourists, Bornholm is home to white sand beaches, rocky cliffs, and a thriving arts scene known for its glass and ceramics.

Best Islands in the World 2019